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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.
I know it is warm, but I consider it your duty to keep your windows closed till those screens come.
I did not hate her so much, however, when I was running about the room and peeping through the crack in the screen.
Submerged, or in the air, she was tractable enough in any sort of weather when under control; but without her screen generators she was almost helpless, since she could not fly, and, if submerged, could not rise to the surface.
Surely you knew that the screen was brought here to protect you,' for she will reply scornfully, 'Who was touching the screen?
She reposed as quietly, she held the screen as composedly, as ever.
The deacon came out onto the raised space before the altar screen and, holding his thumb extended, drew his long hair from under his dalmatic and, making the sign of the cross on his breast, began in a loud and solemn voice to recite the words of the prayer.
He seized it with the same rapid impatience which had characterised his speech, and hastily made his way to the other side of the screen.
The surgeon lifted the canvas screen and called into the kitchen:
The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.
Nor is that surprising, seeing that the family lives in a single room, with only a screen to divide it for decency's sake.
Big with new birth the belly heaves Beneath its screen of scented leaves; Past any doubt, the bull conceives!