She sat in one of the chairs and slid down in it until her head rested against the back.
A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.
Vamps, chairs, the floor-- all disintegrated at its touch.
Sofia sat in one of the plush chairs, legs pulled to her chest, and watched their brotherly exchange.
The old oak table stood where they had left it, the chairs covered with dust.
In 1804 Vauquelin resigned his professorship at the College de France and successfully used his influence to obtain the appointment for Thenard, who six years later, after Fourcroy's death, was further elected to the chairs of chemistry at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Faculte des Sciences.
On that day, he tells us, while his sons occupied the curule chairs in the senate-house, he himself had the honour of pronouncing a panegyric on the monarch.
The officers were hurriedly drinking tea and breakfasting, the soldiers, munching biscuit and beating a tattoo with their feet to warm themselves, gathering round the fires throwing into the flames the remains of sheds, chairs, tables, wheels, tubs, and everything that they did not want or could not carry away with them.
I followed Quinn down to the water's edge as the women waved from whicker rocking chairs on the wide verandah.
As I passed by the volunteer resident keeper's site, I saw an elderly couple in lounge chairs by a cold fire pit.
She sat on one of two fold-out chairs in the concrete room, legs crossed and hands in her lap.
The shop was pleasant, with comfortable easy chairs in the front, coffee counter in the center and tables to the rear.
The three warriors at the table relocated several chairs down.
Pillows passed as chairs, and bowls as cups.
There were rows of grey chairs and several white benches in the rear, a handful of tables next to yawning windows, and a wall of what looked like constellation maps.
He plopped down on one of the wooden chairs, oblivious to Cynthia who sighed and began wiping up behind him.
Her hands began trembling, and she moved quickly to put one of the chairs in the living room between them.
The commo room where he sat was large with marble walls and leather chairs, a sign of the upper class's decadence.
He threw himself into one of the beat-up chairs in the tiny comms center.
Mismatched chairs, crates, and one couch had been arranged in two circles around stacks of antique books and lanterns.
The deck was furnished with wicker furniture, two chairs facing each other and a sofa with a coffee table in front of it.
They cleaned the room, folded the chairs and carried the gifts out to his truck.
He sat in one of the chairs, visibly relaxing.
They sat down at a highly polished wooden table and Alex pushed their chairs in.
He gave large sums of money for the endowment of chairs in philosophy and rhetoric, with a view to making the schools the resort of students from all parts of the empire.
The city has a considerable trade with the surrounding country, in which large quantities of tobacco and hemp are produced; its manufactures include lumber, brooms, chairs, shoes, hemp twine, canned vegetables and glass bottles.
This method, however, was not found satisfactory: the projecting feet were liable to be broken off, and in 1799 or 1800 Jessop abandoned them, using instead separate cast-iron sockets or chairs, which were fastened to the sleepers and in which the rails were supported in an upright position.
Long and weighed 35 lb to the yard, and they were fastened by iron wedges to chairs weighing 15 or 17 lb each.
The chairs were FIG.
The fishbellied rails, however, were found to break near the chairs, and from 1834 they began to be replaced with parallel rails weighing 50 lb to the yard.
But as it was laid in cast-iron chairs the lower table was exposed to damage under the hammering of the traffic, and thus was liable to be rendered useless as a running surface.
In spite of this opposition, he held chairs of philosophy at Turin, Milan and Rome in succession, and during several administrations represented the college of Gavirate in the chamber.
Many Jews have filled professorial chairs at the universities, others have been judges, and in art, literature (there is a notable Jewish publication society), industry and commerce have rendered considerable services to national culture and prosperity.
He was educated in Rome and Paris, and, after teaching classics for some years in Geneva, held chairs of philosophy in various colleges in France, and subsequently was professor in Strassburg and in Paris.
Some extent in France and India, the rails have rounded bases and are supported by being wedged, with wooden keys, in castiron chairs which are bolted to the sleepers.
The chairs on the British system weigh about 45 or 50 lb each on important lines, though they may be less where the traffic is light, and are fixed to the sleepers each by two, three or four fastenings, either screw spikes, or round drift bolts entered in holes previously bored, or fang bolts or wooden trenails.
The keys which hold the rail in the chairs are usually of oak and are placed outside the rails; the inside position has also been employed, but has the disadvantage of detracting from the elasticity of the road since the weight of a passing train presses the rails up against a rigid mass of metal instead of against a slightly yielding block of wood.
They were supported on sleepers by chairs at intervals of 3 ft., and were fish-bellied between the points of support.
It was found, naturally, that the rails would not rest in their chairs at the joints, but were loosened and bruised at the ends by the blows of the traffic. The fish-joint was therefore devised in 1847 by W.
Bridges Adams, the intention being by " fishing " the joints to convert the rails into continuous beams. In the original design two chairs were placed, one under each rail, a few inches apart, as in fig.
The joint was thus suspended between the two chairs, and two keys of iron, called " fishes," fitting the side channels of the rails, were driven in on each side between the chairs and the rails.
Aaron and Felipa went to town for some ice cream, so Rob helped Carmen set up table and chairs outside for the barbeque.