He helped himself to another plateful of the pie, and spoke more directly to Mercy, alternately
eating and talking as composedly and pleasantly as if they had known each other for years.
When there were several bands of musicians, it sounded as if all the village was a vast bellows and all the buildings expanded and collapsed alternately
with a din.
He continued lounging on the sofa, and alternately
closing his eyes and looking at his watch and at me, till bed-time, when I rose, and took my candle and retired.
I was soon at the entrance of the pensionnat, in a moment I had pulled the bell; in another moment the door was opened, and within appeared a passage paved alternately
with black and white marble; the walls were painted in imitation of marble also; and at the far end opened a glass door, through which I saw shrubs and a grass-plat, looking pleasant in the sunshine of the mild spring evening-for it was now the middle of April.
William was her pride; Betsey her darling; and John, Richard, Sam, Tom, and Charles occupied all the rest of her maternal solicitude, alternately
her worries and her comforts.
During the first months Ethan alternately
burned with the desire to see Mattie defy her and trembled with fear of the result.
It was paved with red and yellow tiles, on which alternately
were a Greek Cross and the Lamb of God.
Rostov, growing red and pale alternately
, looked first at one officer and then at the other.
With such pleasant thoughts filling him alternately
with despair and rage, Carthoris at last dropped into the sleep of utter mental exhaustion.
But she refused, saying she could now afford to employ an assistant, and would continue the school till she could purchase an annuity sufficient to maintain her in comfortable lodgings; and, meantime, she would spend her vacations alternately
with us and your sister, and should be quite contented if you were happy.
And at the same time William took Rosa's hand, and placed it in that of a young man, who rushed forth, pale and beyond himself with joy, to the foot of the throne saluting alternately
the Prince and his bride; and who with a grateful look to heaven, returned his thanks to the Giver of all this happiness.
This warlike personage, upon entering the house, seated himself at some distance from the spot where Toby and myself reposed, while the rest of the savages looked alternately
from us to him, as if in expectation of something they were disappointed in not perceiving.