Then as I handled the books on the shelf
it came up in consciousness: Where had I heard the name of Moreau before?
Here he shook the pocket with the five sixpences in it, and Totty showed her teeth and wrinkled her nose in great glee; but, divining that there was nothing more to be got by staying, she jumped off the shelf
and ran away to jingle her pocket in the hearing of Nancy, while her mother called after her, "Oh for shame, you naughty gell
It takes the stepladder to get at the top shelf
, and I put Aunt Philura Maple's pickle-dish up there o' purpose when we was married, and it's never been down since, 'cept for the spring cleaning, and then I always lifted it with my own hands, so's 't shouldn't get broke.
But I made out a jar of whiskey, a shelf
of Zeltinger, another of claret, and a short one at the top which presented a little battery of golden-leafed necks and corks.
Conceive the glory, which was my mother's, of knowing from a trustworthy source that there are at least three better awaiting you on the same shelf
Within these shelves, or long, horizontal niches, stood row upon row of small figures, appearing like tiny, grotesque statuettes of men, their long, black hair falling below their feet and sometimes trailing to the shelf
But when he found the right shelf
, he sought vainly for the answer.
A strange thrill ran through him at the contact; but he only cut the rope from about her body and lifted her to the little shelf
at the river's side.
And Rose crept through the slide to the wide shelf
on the other side, being too hurried and puzzled to go round by the door.
On the upper shelf
there appeared, in solitary grandeur, one object only--a gorgeously bound book.
It's on the second shelf
of the sitting-room closet and you and Diana can have it if you like, and a cooky to eat with it along in the afternoon, for I daresay Matthew'll be late coming in to tea since he's hauling potatoes to the vessel.
Arthur Gride, therefore, again applied himself to the press, and from a shelf
laden with tall Flemish drinking-glasses, and quaint bottles: some with necks like so many storks, and others with square Dutch-built bodies and short fat apoplectic throats: took down one dusty bottle of promising appearance, and two glasses of curiously small size.