He leaned forward in his chair, sobering.
"How is it," she began, as usual in French, settling down briskly and fussily in the easy chair, "how is it Annette never got married?
There sat the thorny Sorcerer in his chair of state, and when the Wizard saw him he began to laugh, uttering comical little chuckles.
There, sitting in his chair, was Carl, fast asleep.
He took the exercise book containing lessons in geometry written by himself and drew up a chair with his foot.
He leaned back in his chair again and stretched his legs out, his piercing gaze sorting through the secrets of her mind.
Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.
"Well, madam," he began, stooping over the book close to his daughter and placing an arm on the back of the chair on which she sat, so that she felt herself surrounded on all sides by the acrid scent of old age and tobacco, which she had known so long.
I'm not ready for the rocking chair yet.
She likes to sit in my little rocking-chair and put her kitty to sleep.
A footman moved the chair for her.
I challenge you! he ejaculated, and, pushing back his chair, he rose from the table.
When visitors came in larger and unexpected numbers there was but the third chair for them all, but they generally economized the room by standing up.
Sitting her in her chair, she glanced around the table.
"Felipa called this morning," Alex said as he sat down in the chair she vacated.
After their conversation, she leaned back in the chair to get some rest.
She walked behind his chair, leaning over it and putting her arms around him.
She stepped around the chair and stood before him.
Lisa started to rise from her chair, but Giddon was faster.
Lisa struggled out of the chair and limped over to the sack of groceries.
He was picking up the paper and lowering his frame into a chair when he noticed she had stopped.
He was in his chair, trying to control his curiosity, but she couldn't let it rest at that.
He indicated a chair in the shadow of a rose bush.
He knew she was not in the chair, but he had no way of knowing she had been to the building.
He held her chair as she took a seat and then sat quietly as Mrs. Marsh said grace.
The best way to make a chair, known only by a few craftsmen, would be used to make all the chairs better.
I forced her into a chair and held her there until I was nearly exhausted.
Helen was lying on the floor, kicking and screaming and trying to pull my chair from under me.
I forced her out of the chair and made her pick it up.
With such huge and lumbering civility the country hands a chair to the city.
Pierre had come just at dinnertime and was sitting awkwardly in the middle of the drawing room on the first chair he had come across, blocking the way for everyone.
When the Military Governor had gone, Prince Vasili sat down all alone on a chair in the ballroom, crossing one leg high over the other, leaning his elbow on his knee and covering his face with his hand.
The little princess, plump and rosy, was sitting in an easy chair with her work in her hands, talking incessantly, repeating Petersburg reminiscences and even phrases.
She did not venture to ask any questions, and shut the door again, now sitting down in her easy chair, now taking her prayer book, now kneeling before the icon stand.
When at last, smartly whirling his partner round in front of her chair, he drew up with a click of his spurs and bowed to her, Natasha did not even make him a curtsy.
"If you please, your excellency, Petrusha has brought some papers," said one of the nursemaids to Prince Andrew who was sitting on a child's little chair while, frowning and with trembling hands, he poured drops from a medicine bottle into a wineglass half full of water.
There were in the room a child's cot, two boxes, two armchairs, a table, a child's table, and the little chair on which Prince Andrew was sitting.
"Ask him to wait," and the sound was heard of a chair being pushed back.
Pierre disturbed the symmetry by moving a chair for himself, and Berg and Vera immediately began their evening party, interrupting each other in their efforts to entertain their guest.
During this act every time Natasha looked toward the stalls she saw Anatole Kuragin with an arm thrown across the back of his chair, staring at her.
Anatole moved a chair for Natasha and was about to sit down beside her, but the count, who never lost sight of her, took the seat himself.
Napoleon sat down, toying with his Sevres coffee cup, and motioned Balashev to a chair beside him.
So when Prince Volkonski, who was in the chair, called on him to give his opinion, he merely said:
Señor Medena leaned back in his chair, watching Alex.
He sat down in a chair and methodically placed the cup on the table, his gaze fixed to it.
Anna Mikhaylovna with her eyes indicated a chair that stood beside the bed.
Destiny followed her and Carmen pulled the chair beside her out so she could crawl into it.
She was cleaning the coffee pot and Alex was reclining in a chair at the table, enjoying the last cup of coffee.
He picked up the newspaper and settled into his chair while she checked on Destiny.
Carmen left her chair in one quick movement and circled his neck with her arms, kissing him on the temple.
She returned to her chair and sat down, gazing up at him.
He was sitting in his chair, everything from the top of his head to his thighs covered with the newspaper he was holding out to read.
He leaned back in his chair, observing Alex over the rim.
Leaning her head back, she forced the soft chair into a reclining position.
Lisa rose from her chair and glanced down at Sarah.
She entered the room and sat in the leather-upholstered chair beside the desk.
He leaned back in the chair, tossing his glasses on the table.
She sat down in the chair opposite him and studied her coffee.
Yancey stalked off to his chair, muttering something under his breath.
He dropped into the chair and glared at her.
Here, why don't you sit down on this chair while I look you over and ask a few questions.
She carried a chair to a spot that wouldn't be visible on a course from the path to the door, and sat down.
Prince Andrew rose and politely placed a chair for her.
Anna Mikhaylovna, with her tear-worn but pleasant face, drew her chair nearer to that of the countess.
What about Austria? said he, rising from his chair and pacing up and down the room followed by Tikhon, who ran after him, handing him different articles of clothing.
In the dining room, which like all the rooms in the house was exceedingly lofty, the members of the household and the footmen--one behind each chair--stood waiting for the prince to enter.
In the President's chair sat a young man he did not know, with a peculiar cross hanging from his neck.
"Idiot!" she screamed at her brother and, running to a chair, threw herself on it, sobbing so violently that she could not stop for a long time.
He plopped down in a chair, his intense gaze fixed on her.
A chair scraped next to her and Alex swore softly under his breath.
She methodically placed the children's magazine on the table beside the chair, avoiding his gaze.
Señor Medena leaned back in his chair, his attention lost in thought.
She helped Destiny into her chair and smiled thanks to Alex as he held hers.
He picked up the coffee cup and leaned back in his chair, eyeing her thoughtfully.
Destiny glanced up at Carmen from her elevated chair at the table and then her attention swung back to Alex.
Katie made a face as she sat in the chair opposite Carmen.
Carmen sat in a chair next to the bed and prepared for a long night.
After they left, Carmen sank into the chair and picked up a horse magazine.
Carmen dozed in the chair a few times off and on until about midnight.
When Alex returned to the table, he sat in the chair Carmen held for him.
She sat down obediently in the chair and crossed her legs.
Connie stood up from a chair by the wall.
She pulled the lawn chair into the shade under a tree and stretched out, closing her eyes and simply listening to the birds.
She straightened in her chair, blushing.
She sank to a chair and started to cry.
Brandon squirmed in his chair and avoided Adrienne's gaze.
He straddled a chair and leaned his arms across the top of it while he sipped his coffee.
Brandon didn't act much different at the apartment, but he always seemed to end up in the chair beside her at the table.
Brandon folded into the chair Miss Clara had vacated and smiled nervously.
You'd better scramble and get a chair even if it means elbowing little Timmy out of the way.
The old prince always dressed in old-fashioned style, wearing an antique coat and powdered hair; and when Prince Andrew entered his father's dressing room (not with the contemptuous look and manner he wore in drawing rooms, but with the animated face with which he talked to Pierre), the old man was sitting on a large leather-covered chair, wrapped in a powdering mantle, entrusting his head to Tikhon.
He took out a notebook, hurriedly scribbled something in pencil, tore out the leaf, gave it to Kozlovski, stepped quickly to the window, and threw himself into a chair, gazing at those in the room as if asking, "Why do they look at me?"
Kutuzov, with his uniform unbuttoned so that his fat neck bulged over his collar as if escaping, was sitting almost asleep in a low chair, with his podgy old hands resting symmetrically on its arms.
I will tell him myself, and you'll listen at the door, and Natasha ran across the drawing room to the dancing hall, where Denisov was sitting on the same chair by the clavichord with his face in his hands.
After dinner the count settled himself comfortably in an easy chair and with a serious face asked Sonya, who was considered an excellent reader, to read the appeal.
One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while--instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne--a serf boy read to him.
He is gone and no one will hinder you, she said to herself, and sinking into a chair she let her head fall on the window sill.
His eyes grew dim, he moved forward, glanced round at a chair (which seemed to place itself under him), and sat down on it before the portrait.
Yes, it was the same flesh, the same chair a canon, the sight of which had even then filled him with horror, as by a presentiment.
The cart was loaded high, and at the very top, beside a child's chair with its legs in the air, sat a peasant woman uttering piercing and desperate shrieks.
Later she woke to find Connie asleep in a chair beside her gurney.
She slid into the chair across from Tammy, and Sarah sat down at the other end of the table.
Tammy and Sarah were in the kitchen when she returned, and Tammy was standing in a chair ripping the cover off some chocolate chip cookies.
I am sitting on the piazza, and my little white pigeon is perched on the back of my chair, watching me write.
She recognized that others used their lips; she "saw" her father reading a paper and when he laid it down she sat in his chair and held the paper before her face.
He got up from his chair and went to the door.
Go, go, she... is calling... and weeping like a child and quickly shuffling on his feeble legs to a chair, he almost fell into it, covering his face with his hands.
During the third night the countess kept very quiet for a few minutes, and Natasha rested her head on the arm of her chair and closed her eyes, but opened them again on hearing the bedstead creak.
Carmen found Alex relaxing in a chair next to the bed in their room.
He sank into the chair and let out a long breath.
Mrs. Marsh sat in a chair opposite Adrienne, hunched over like an old woman.
She placed them in a chair, resisting all temptation to look at them until every child had received his gifts.