She sat in one of the chairs and slid down in it until her head rested against the back.
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.
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.
Sofia sat in one of the plush chairs, legs pulled to her chest, and watched their brotherly exchange.
A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.
The deck was furnished with wicker furniture, two chairs facing each other and a sofa with a coffee table in front of it.
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.
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.
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.
He plopped down on one of the wooden chairs, oblivious to Cynthia who sighed and began wiping up behind him.
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.
They cleaned the room, folded the chairs and carried the gifts out to his truck.
He sat in one of the chairs, visibly relaxing.
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.
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.
Zeb was also escorted to a room--so grand and beautiful that he almost feared to sit in the chairs or lie upon the bed, lest he might dim their splendor.
In the drawing room people began arranging the chairs and taking their seats.
Still others torched the wooden chairs until a fire blazed in the back of the hall.
She sat on one of two fold-out chairs in the concrete room, legs crossed and hands in her lap.
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.
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.
They sat down at a highly polished wooden table and Alex pushed their chairs in.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the chairs pushed back from the table, and this was so astonishing and mysterious that Dorothy was almost tempted to run away in fright.
And not just chairs, but bread and muskets and plows.
There is a plenty of such chairs as I like best in the village garrets to be had for taking them away.
It looked as if this was the way these forms came to be transferred to our furniture, to tables, chairs, and bedsteads--because they once stood in their midst.
And here's your pay for them! screams the countryman's whistle; timber like long battering-rams going twenty miles an hour against the city's walls, and chairs enough to seat all the weary and heavy-laden that dwell within them.
As the conversation began to assume a loftier and grander tone, we gradually shoved our chairs farther apart till they touched the wall in opposite corners, and then commonly there was not room enough.
The footmen began moving about, chairs scraped, the band struck up in the gallery, and the guests settled down in their places.
Again the footmen rushed about, chairs scraped, and in the same order in which they had entered but with redder faces, the guests returned to the drawing room and to the count's study.
Prince Andrew was in and Boris was shown into a large hall probably formerly used for dancing, but in which five beds now stood, and furniture of various kinds: a table, chairs, and a clavichord.
He came out from behind the chairs, clasped his partner's hand firmly, threw back his head, and advanced his foot, waiting for the beat.
He glided silently on one foot half across the room, and seeming not to notice the chairs was dashing straight at them, when suddenly, clinking his spurs and spreading out his legs, he stopped short on his heels, stood so a second, stamped on the spot clanking his spurs, whirled rapidly round, and, striking his left heel against his right, flew round again in a circle.
The chief magnates sat on high- backed chairs at a large table under the portrait of the Emperor, but most of the gentry were strolling about the room.
Pressed by the throng against the high backs of the chairs, the orators spoke one after another and sometimes two together.
Their chairs made a scraping noise as the gentlemen who had conferred rose with apparent relief, and began walking up and down, arm in arm, to stretch their legs and converse in couples.
Carts piled high with household utensils, chairs, and cupboards kept emerging from the gates of the yards and moving along the streets.
"I'll see you later," he added, and summoned de Beausset, who by that time had prepared the surprise, having placed something on the chairs and covered it with a cloth.
Out of the windows of the Senate House the soldiers threw chairs into the Square for fuel and kindled fires there.
The footmen drew back the chairs and pushed them up again.
It had bare deal floors and was furnished with very simple hard sofas, armchairs, tables, and chairs made by their own serf carpenters out of their own birchwood.
The children were playing at "going to Moscow" in a carriage made of chairs and invited her to go with them.
The cushions on the couch and chairs were thick and inviting.
A small round table and two chairs were placed in a corner near the doorway to the family room, providing a view of the fireplace.
I dug in a tub of iced beer and Quinn and I toasted the two cans as we sat back on Adirondack chairs to enjoy the late afternoon.
The room was otherwise arranged as if for a wedding with two sets of neatly lined chairs on either side of a long aisle.
The shaded patio was as wide as the mansion, with two small outdoor bars and groups of chairs around tables.
The rocking chairs were back, four in a row, red, green, yellow, and purple, adding a blaze of color against the century-old white building of Bird Song.
The town was choked with visitors, some already staking out their spots with folding chairs to view the later festivities—the last hurrah of the holiday.
This one has a whole list of junk, chairs, tables, clothes.
It contained a sofa, two wing chairs, a queen size bed, a fully stocked wet bar, kitchenette, bathroom, wide screen TV, books, and magazines.
These things were on Carmen's mind as she settled into one of the chairs set up in the family room.
The wooden table had one leg propped up by firewood, and only three of the eight chairs matched.
Natalie and Mathew were in their high chairs, Destiny and Jonathan sat on either side of her and Alex was at the end of the table.
Aaron and Felipa went to town for some ice cream, so Rob helped Carmen set up table and chairs outside for the barbeque.
They were supported on sleepers by chairs at intervals of 3 ft., and were fish-bellied between the points of support.
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.
The door stood open and a table was set in the front room, with four chairs drawn up to it.
The best way to make a chair, known only by a few craftsmen, would be used to make all the chairs better.
I found surprises, not in the stocking only, but on the table, on all the chairs, at the door, on the very window-sill; indeed, I could hardly walk without stumbling on a bit of Christmas wrapped up in tissue paper.
My furniture, part of which I made myself--and the rest cost me nothing of which I have not rendered an account--consisted of a bed, a table, a desk, three chairs, a looking-glass three inches in diameter, a pair of tongs and andirons, a kettle, a skillet, and a frying-pan, a dipper, a wash-bowl, two knives and forks, three plates, one cup, one spoon, a jug for oil, a jug for molasses, and a japanned lamp.
The table and chairs were made of a dark rich wood, and the tiles on the floor looked like polished bricks.
A couple of wing-backed chairs and sofa sank luxuriously into that thick wine carpet, but what caught her full attention was the wide curving staircase.
Chairs lined the window, and she saw why.
The waiting room consisted of two chairs, an empty magazine rack, and a potted plant in the corner.