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I had the shamelessness to tap softly at the screen as though to remind her.
Yes, maybe she did promise not to venture forth on the cold floors of daybreak, but she had risen for a moment only, and we just t'neaded her with our talk about draughts - there were no such things as draughts in her young days - and it is more than she can do (here she again attempts to rise but we hold her down) to lie there and watch that beautiful screen being spoilt.
She lifted her screen, and pointed with it to a seat at the farther end of the room.
Unexpectedly, in the middle of the service, and not in the usual order Natasha knew so well, the deacon brought out a small stool, the one he knelt on when praying on Trinity Sunday, and placed it before the doors of the sanctuary screen.
The speakers whom they had heard were two men, who had a pack of cards and some silver money between them, while upon the screen itself the games they had played were scored in chalk.
At the moment when he kissed it the canvas screen was again drawn aside.
Then he drew the screen aside and saw himself face to face.
You raised her from the dead when you fetched the chair and the screen.
He then brought from a cupboard a most curious instrument, and before I could realize what had happened I found myself thrown upon a screen in a highly-magnified state -- even as you now behold me.
Levin felt, withdrew behind the screen, and put out the candle, but for a long while he could not sleep.
The Colonel, though disclaiming all pretensions to connoisseurship, warmly admired the screens, as he would have done any thing painted by Miss Dashwood; and on the curiosity of the others being of course excited, they were handed round for general inspection.
Pollyanna, I have ordered screens for those windows.