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If I can't, I shall fall into a chair and be graceful.
She took from the back of her chair a white silken scarf, with which she had covered her shoulders in the early part of the evening.
I hunted up the table again and took a fresh start; found some more chairs.
The strongest footman in the house carried Colin down stairs and put him in his wheeled chair near which Dickon waited outside.
HUNCA MUNCA was just returning with another chair, when suddenly there was a noise of talking outside upon the landing.
Now, the chair in which Grandfather sat was made of oak, which had grown dark with age, but had been rubbed and polished till it shone as bright as mahogany.
I'm late, Adam," he said, sitting down on the chair which Bartle placed for him, "but I was later in setting off from Broxton than I intended to be, and I have been incessantly occupied since I arrived.
said the adjutant, calmly sinking back in his chair.
She changed her position, leaning forward to bend her head above her work, so that he saw only the foreshortened tip of her nose and the streak of red in her hair; then she slipped to her feet, saying "I can't see to sew," and went back to her chair by the lamp.
The chair was much too low for Philip, and for a moment neither Mr.
And we would all have to go down on our knees and grovel for it, while he would stand on the chair, and grunt, and want to know if he was to be kept there all the evening.
Under the gleaming icons stood a long invalid chair, and in that chair on snowy-white smooth pillows, evidently freshly changed, Pierre saw- covered to the waist by a bright green quilt- the familiar, majestic figure of his father, Count Bezukhov, with that gray mane of hair above his broad forehead which reminded one of a lion, and the deep characteristically noble wrinkles of his handsome, ruddy face.