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The rich onlookers who could afford to pay well sat in "boxes" on the stage itself, and the other onlookers sat or stood in the uncovered parts.
It took an approciable interval of time for him, as well as for the onlookers, to realize what he had done.
And indeed everybody in the room looked with a smile of pleasure at the jovial old gentleman, who standing beside his tall and stout partner, Marya Dmitrievna, curved his arms, beat time, straightened his shoulders, turned out his toes, tapped gently with his foot, and, by a smile that broadened his round face more and more, prepared the onlookers for what was to follow.
While this was being done, slowly, amidst mutterings and restlessness on the part of the onlookers, one of the house-boys fetched a heavy-handled, heavy-lashed whip.
Three men sat in at stud-poker, but they played with small chips and without enthusiasm, while there were no onlookers.
All of which was provocative of great hilarity to the onlookers, while her squalls and cries excited the leopards to spitting and leaping against their bars.
Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was overheard asking if an onlooker was a "terrorist" on Sunday during an appearance at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham.
Thanks to an onlooker who saved the pensioner by hitting the big cat in the cage with wooden poles.
Another onlooker heard her shouting out and disappearing under the water, a process he described as "haunting".
Branch bosses have so far remained tight-lipped over the winner's identity, although one onlooker said fellow players were "chuffed" for him.
She stormed off and left it behind before sending an assistant to retrieve medication, an onlooker claimed.
According to one onlooker, Ali happily tasted the food at Jimmy's restaurant, in London's O2 arena, as customers cheered him on, but he soon began sweating.