That evening all the women got together to wrap gifts.
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen!
I guess the evening was a little cold?
That evening Alex and Dulce were standing in the entrance room.
He didn't comment, but several times that evening she caught him watching her with a reflective expression.
The evening sun made eerie shapes in the forested landscape.
It has been a delightful evening, has it not?
What kind of an evening did he have planned?
You could drop Molly and me off at Logan airport for the ten o'clock flight to California, be in Philadelphia by early evening, and fly out to join us the next morning.
When Alex came home that evening, Carmen told him about it.
She stayed around the house, propping her foot up whenever she sat down, and by evening it was only a little sore.
I'm going to go to the house this evening and get a few things.
"You've said quite enough for one evening," she answered with equal composure.
Since they all lived in the same apartment complex, and the evening was early, Adrienne invited them to her apartment for a cup of coffee.
Late one evening he came to a little farmhouse in a lonely valley.
Or perchance, at evening, I hear him in his stable blowing off the superfluous energy of the day, that he may calm his nerves and cool his liver and brain for a few hours of iron slumber.
That evening as she gave Destiny a bath, Alex talked to Jonathan.
That evening after Destiny and Jonathan were asleep, Carmen was picking up in their room.
When Alex came home that evening, Jonathan was in his room painting and Destiny was topping off her nap.
If you want to walk this late in the evening, you need to make sure I'm with you.
One evening, when Tammy was in bed and the three of them were relaxing in the family room, the telephone rang.
We agreed the tests were finished for the day but mellowed by wine; we spent two more evening hours summarizing our findings.
Several hours later, just as evening set in, she entered the disaster that was her apartment.
"Just when things were complicated enough," he muttered and retreated to his study for his evening telecon with Dusty and Jule.
Later that evening when Simonides was at a banquet with Scopas, he got word that two young men were outside looking for him.
Having baited the horses twice on the way, he arrived at the town toward evening on the fourth of August.
He was so much interested in that task that he was unable to sleep, and in spite of his cold which had grown worse from the dampness of the evening, he went into the large division of the tent at three o'clock in the morning, loudly blowing his nose.
They went through their evening routine and then left for the hospital.
He hesitantly announced to Carmen one evening that he wanted to learn to play a guitar.
When Alex came in that evening, he announced that he was making another trip to Texas.
After supper, they all spent their usual evening in the family room.
The questions plagued her until one evening when the black car returned.
I guess a walk in the cool evening isn't worth the risk of being eaten up by beasts is it?
The evening was long and she was grateful when Cade announced he was going to bed.
The evening was young and she had ruined his chance to spend it with Mary.
It's a shame he isn't hearing this but he'll be tied up in his room all evening recording results of his tests.
Two weeks passed and I'd put Howie Abbott from my mind when Betsy called one evening as I heated a frozen dinner in my lonely apartment.
We decided to take the evening off and have a nice meal in Boston.
We would restrict our altruistic activity to weekends and possibly an evening or two a week by phone, if it worked.
I waited until evening to make my momentous call to Agent Brennan.
It's time for an evening of conversation.
The balance of our afternoon and evening was spent in domestic bliss.
There was a big blow up last evening... something about Annie, the daughter that died.
I filled Betsy in on the details of the prior evening with a rambling discourse.
As soon as I related the news of the prior evening attack he told me he agreed it was time to call it quits.
Damian turned the cell phone back on and emerged into the warm evening air from the Marriott's conference room, the random place chosen by his spy chief for this week's intelligence briefing.
The Deans were on their way to their quarters in the rear of Bird Song when Fred O'Connor returned, fresh from an evening with Mrs. Worthington.
While the Deans were pleased that Martha had confided in them about her gruesome discovery, her pending exit remained an ever-present pall that hung over the remainder of the evening like a chilly fog.
He spent the whole evening trying to save my soul.
The window was open to the summer evening and the bottle-opening revelers could be heard clearly as he sat on their bed.
The warmth of the evening chased out Bird Song's guests—all non-dieters probably queuing up for ice cream, or maybe simply promenading the Victorian village streets as alpenglow painted the surrounding peaks in pink.
The next evening after the trial the little girl begged Ozma to allow her to look in the enchanted picture, and the Princess readily consented.
May each evening see that all thy wishes have been performed.
Suddenly, towards evening, a band of robbers swooped down upon them.
Towards evening he told his men to ride home by the main road while he went by another way that was somewhat longer.
The sheds where the corn was stored, the stable where the horses were kept, and the yard where the cows were milked morning and evening were unfailing sources of interest to Martha and me.
In the evening, by the campfire, the men played cards and whiled away the hours in talk and sport.
In the evening a wind from the northeast sprang up, and the flakes rushed hither and thither in furious melee.
In the evening, when it is cool and pleasant, we would walk in the yard, and catch the grasshoppers and butterflies.
Last evening I went out in the yard and spoke to the moon.
I rode horseback nearly every evening and once I rode five miles at a fast gallop.
Mr. Munsell spent last Sunday evening with us.
She devoted herself to her dolls the first evening, and when it was bedtime she undressed very quietly, but when she felt me get into bed with her, she jumped out on the other side, and nothing that I could do would induce her to get in again.
The first evening she learned the names of all the people in the hotel, about twenty, I think.
For a whole evening she will sit at the table writing whatever comes into her busy brain; and I seldom find any difficulty in reading what she has written.
The day advanced as if to light some work of mine; it was morning, and lo, now it is evening, and nothing memorable is accomplished.
At evening, the distant lowing of some cow in the horizon beyond the woods sounded sweet and melodious, and at first I would mistake it for the voices of certain minstrels by whom I was sometimes serenaded, who might be straying over hill and dale; but soon I was not unpleasantly disappointed when it was prolonged into the cheap and natural music of the cow.
Regularly at half-past seven, in one part of the summer, after the evening train had gone by, the whip-poor-wills chanted their vespers for half an hour, sitting on a stump by my door, or upon the ridge-pole of the house.
This is a delicious evening, when the whole body is one sense, and imbibes delight through every pore.
These small waves raised by the evening wind are as remote from storm as the smooth reflecting surface.
I one evening overtook one of my townsmen, who has accumulated what is called "a handsome property"--though I never got a fair view of it--on the Walden road, driving a pair of cattle to market, who inquired of me how I could bring my mind to give up so many of the comforts of life.
The same evening that the prince gave his instructions to Alpatych, Dessalles, having asked to see Princess Mary, told her that, as the prince was not very well and was taking no steps to secure his safety, though from Prince Andrew's letter it was evident that to remain at Bald Hills might be dangerous, he respectfully advised her to send a letter by Alpatych to the Provincial Governor at Smolensk, asking him to let her know the state of affairs and the extent of the danger to which Bald Hills was exposed.
Each day fleecy clouds floated across the sky and occasionally veiled the sun, but toward evening the sky cleared again and the sun set in reddish-brown mist.
Such a pleasant day and evening should have ended with a restful night and happy dreams, but it didn't.
Carmen had always looked forward to evening when Alex returned from work, but she was doubly relieved for the evening hours now.
It was a perfect evening... until something slithered across her foot.
Was she merely a female to hold for the evening - or was this what he had been trying to tell her for so long?
That evening everyone met in Springtown for an engagement party.
I thought you might like an evening off.
He spent every evening tending his farm, as he called it.
That last evening was so delightful that the boy will never forget it as long as he lives.
When we got to Jersey City at six o'clock Friday evening we were obliged to cross the Harlem River in a ferry-boat.
You will in the meanwhile have earned your fare, and arrive there some time tomorrow, or possibly this evening, if you are lucky enough to get a job in season.
Men come tamely home at night only from the next field or street, where their household echoes haunt, and their life pines because it breathes its own breath over again; their shadows, morning and evening, reach farther than their daily steps.
I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man; wine is not so noble a liquor; and think of dashing the hopes of a morning with a cup of warm coffee, or of an evening with a dish of tea!
John Farmer sat at his door one September evening, after a hard day's work, his mind still running on his labor more or less.
It was a rather cool evening, and some of his neighbors were apprehending a frost.
When I began to have a fire at evening, before I plastered my house, the chimney carried smoke particularly well, because of the numerous chinks between the boards.
Should not every apartment in which man dwells be lofty enough to create some obscurity overhead, where flickering shadows may play at evening about the rafters?
The laborer, looking into it at evening, purifies his thoughts of the dross and earthiness which they have accumulated during the day.
Sometimes, notwithstanding the snow, when I returned from my walk at evening I crossed the deep tracks of a woodchopper leading from my door, and found his pile of whittlings on the hearth, and my house filled with the odor of his pipe.
I took this course when I went to lecture in Lincoln in the evening, travelling in no road and passing no house between my own hut and the lecture room.
They will come regularly every evening to particular trees, where the cunning sportsman lies in wait for them, and the distant orchards next the woods suffer thus not a little.
And perhaps at evening I see the hunters returning with a single brush trailing from their sleigh for a trophy, seeking their inn.
When I opened my door in the evening, off they would go with a squeak and a bounce.
Every morning, generally speaking, the shallow water is being warmed more rapidly than the deep, though it may not be made so warm after all, and every evening it is being cooled more rapidly until the morning.
The night is the winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer.
In the right stage of the weather a pond fires its evening gun with great regularity.
Suddenly an influx of light filled my house, though the evening was at hand, and the clouds of winter still overhung it, and the eaves were dripping with sleety rain.
As soon as the breath of evening does not suffice longer to preserve them, then the nature of man does not differ much from that of the brute.
The prisoners in their shirt-sleeves were enjoying a chat and the evening air in the doorway, when I entered.
It seemed to me that I never had heard the town-clock strike before, nor the evening sounds of the village; for we slept with the windows open, which were inside the grating.
The princess is too kind to wish to deprive me of the pleasure of spending the evening with you.
It was light enough to see a long way in the deserted street and it seemed more like morning or evening than night.
Prince Vasili kept the promise he had given to Princess Drubetskaya who had spoken to him on behalf of her only son Boris on the evening of Anna Pavlovna's soiree.
The part of the room behind the columns, with a high silk-curtained mahogany bedstead on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.
Pierre paid no more attention to this occurrence than to the rest of what went on, having made up his mind once for all that what he saw happening around him that evening was in some way essential.
"I say, come round some evening and we'll have a game of faro!" said Zherkov.
That same evening there was an animated discussion among the squadron's officers in Denisov's quarters.
The black, hairy, snub-nosed face of Vaska Denisov, and his whole short sturdy figure with the sinewy hairy hand and stumpy fingers in which he held the hilt of his naked saber, looked just as it usually did, especially toward evening when he had emptied his second bottle; he was only redder than usual.
These were the questions each man of the troops on the high ground above the bridge involuntarily asked himself with a sinking heart--watching the bridge and the hussars in the bright evening light and the blue tunics advancing from the other side with their bayonets and guns.
Lemarrois had just arrived at a gallop with Bonaparte's stern letter, and Murat, humiliated and anxious to expiate his fault, had at once moved his forces to attack the center and outflank both the Russian wings, hoping before evening and before the arrival of the Emperor to crush the contemptible detachment that stood before him.
Before he had reached the embankments that were being thrown up, he saw, in the light of the dull autumn evening, mounted men coming toward him.
She was, as always at evening parties, wearing a dress such as was then fashionable, cut very low at front and back.
A fortnight after the letter Prince Vasili's servants came one evening in advance of him, and he and his son arrived next day.
In the evening, after supper, when all were about to retire, Anatole kissed Princess Mary's hand.
Mademoiselle Bourienne walked up and down the conservatory for a long time that evening, vainly expecting someone, now smiling at someone, now working herself up to tears with the imaginary words of her pauvre mere rebuking her for her fall.
It was late in the evening when they entered the palace at Olmutz occupied by the Emperors and their retinues.
Toward evening Dolgorukov came back, went straight to the Tsar, and remained alone with him for a long time.
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
At six in the evening, Kutuzov went to the Emperor's headquarters and after staying but a short time with the Tsar went to see the grand marshal of the court, Count Tolstoy.
Shortly after nine o'clock that evening, Weyrother drove with his plans to Kutuzov's quarters where the council of war was to be held.
I saw them this evening on that knoll; if they had retreated they would have withdrawn from that too....
They were there this evening, but now I don't know, your excellency.
"The picket is still on the hill, your excellency, just where it was in the evening," reported Rostov, stooping forward with his hand at the salute and unable to repress the smile of delight induced by his ride and especially by the sound of the bullets.
From information he had received the evening before, from the sound of wheels and footsteps heard by the outposts during the night, by the disorderly movement of the Russian columns, and from all indications, he saw clearly that the allies believed him to be far away in front of them, and that the columns moving near Pratzen constituted the center of the Russian army, and that that center was already sufficiently weakened to be successfully attacked.
Toward evening he ceased moaning and became quite still.
Someone obligingly took the dish from Bagration (or he would, it seemed, have held it till evening and have gone in to dinner with it) and drew his attention to the verses.
That evening, proud of Dolokhov's proposal, her refusal, and her explanation with Nicholas, Sonya twirled about before she left home so that the maid could hardly get her hair plaited, and she was transparently radiant with impulsive joy.
"I'll sing for you a whole evening," said Natasha.
On the previous evening at the Lodge, he had heard that a rumor of his duel had reached the Emperor and that it would be wiser for him to leave Petersburg.
The novelty Anna Pavlovna was setting before her guests that evening was Boris Drubetskoy, who had just arrived as a special messenger from the Prussian army and was aide-de-camp to a very important personage.
The conversation did not flag all evening and turned chiefly on the political news.
It became particularly animated toward the end of the evening when the rewards bestowed by the Emperor were mentioned.
When everybody rose to go, Helene who had spoken very little all the evening again turned to Boris, asking him in a tone of caressing significant command to come to her on Tuesday.
It seemed as if from some words Boris had spoken that evening about the Prussian army, Helene had suddenly found it necessary to see him.
In the evening Andrew and Pierre got into the open carriage and drove to Bald Hills.
The sun had sunk half below the horizon and an evening frost was starring the puddles near the ferry, but Pierre and Andrew, to the astonishment of the footmen, coachmen, and ferrymen, still stood on the raft and talked.
Late in the evening, when Rostov was about to leave, he asked Denisov whether he had no commission for him.
He noted this down that same evening, among other facts he felt to be of historic importance.
On the evening of the twenty-fourth of June, Count Zhilinski arranged a supper for his French friends.
The members of his suite, guessing at once what he wanted, moved about and whispered as they passed something from one to another, and a page--the same one Rostov had seen the previous evening at Boris'--ran forward and, bowing respectfully over the outstretched hand and not keeping it waiting a moment, laid in it an Order on a red ribbon.
The old oak, quite transfigured, spreading out a canopy of sappy dark-green foliage, stood rapt and slightly trembling in the rays of the evening sun.
The day after his interview with Count Arakcheev, Prince Andrew spent the evening at Count Kochubey's.
On returning home in the evening he would jot down in his notebook four or five necessary calls or appointments for certain hours.
During their long conversation on Wednesday evening, Speranski more than once remarked: "We regard everything that is above the common level of rooted custom..." or, with a smile: "But we want the wolves to be fed and the sheep to be safe..." or: "They cannot understand this..." and all in a way that seemed to say: "We, you and I, understand what they are and who we are."
He was going to dine that evening at Speranski's, "with only a few friends," as the host had said when inviting him.
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.
After Boris came a lady with the colonel, then the general himself, then the Rostovs, and the party became unquestionably exactly like all other evening parties.
Vera, having noticed Prince Andrew's attentions to Natasha, decided that at a party, a real evening party, subtle allusions to the tender passion were absolutely necessary and, seizing a moment when Prince Andrew was alone, began a conversation with him about feelings in general and about her sister.
Everything was similar: the ladies' subtle talk, the cards, the general raising his voice at the card table, and the samovar and the tea cakes; only one thing was lacking that he had always seen at the evening parties he wished to imitate.
In the evening, when Prince Andrew had left, the countess went up to Natasha and whispered: "Well, what?"
Three weeks after the last evening he had spent with the Rostovs, Prince Andrew returned to Petersburg.
It was frosty and the air was sharp, but toward evening the sky became overcast and it began to thaw.
Toward evening Ilagin took leave of Nicholas, who found that they were so far from home that he accepted "Uncle's" offer that the hunting party should spend the night in his little village of Mikhaylovna.
And really, that evening, Sonya was brighter, more animated, and prettier than Nicholas had ever seen her before.
When they reached home and had told their mother how they had spent the evening at the Melyukovs', the girls went to their bedroom.
She did not go out into society; everyone knew that her father would not let her go anywhere without him, and his failing health prevented his going out himself, so that she was not invited to dinners and evening parties.
In addition to the formal evening and dinner parties, a large company, chiefly of men, gathered there every day, supping at midnight and staying till three in the morning.
Late one evening the Rostovs' four sleighs drove into Marya Dmitrievna's courtyard in the old Konyusheny street.
That evening the Rostovs went to the Opera, for which Marya Dmitrievna had taken a box.
Natasha's looks, as everyone told her, had improved in the country, and that evening thanks to her agitation she was particularly pretty.
As soon as it rose everyone in the boxes and stalls became silent, and all the men, old and young, in uniform and evening dress, and all the women with gems on their bare flesh, turned their whole attention with eager curiosity to the stage.
On hearing of Countess Bezukhova's visit and the invitation for that evening, Marya Dmitrievna remarked:
What more could she write after all that had happened the evening before?
That evening Marya Dmitrievna was going to the Akharovs' and proposed to take the girls with her.
On returning late in the evening Sonya went to Natasha's room, and to her surprise found her still dressed and asleep on the sofa.
Sonya began watching her friend still more attentively and noticed that at dinner and all that evening Natasha was in a strange and unnatural state.
More than once when Anatole's regiment was stationed at Tver he had taken him from Tver in the evening, brought him to Moscow by daybreak, and driven him back again the next night.
In the evening he drove to his sister's to discuss with her how to arrange a meeting.
Prince Andrew had arrived in the evening and Pierre came to see him next morning.
That same evening Pierre went to the Rostovs' to fulfill the commission entrusted to him.
The very day that Napoleon issued the order to cross the Niemen, and his vanguard, driving off the Cossacks, crossed the Russian frontier, Alexander spent the evening at the entertainment given by his aides-de- camp at Bennigsen's country house.
In the evening, when Prince Andrew went to him and, trying to rouse him, began to tell him of the young Count Kamensky's campaign, the old prince began unexpectedly to talk about Princess Mary, blaming her for her superstitions and her dislike of Mademoiselle Bourienne, who, he said, was the only person really attached to him.
Why, you meant to spend the evening with us....
He found the Cossacks, inquired for the regiment operating with Platov's detachment and by evening found his master, Nicholas Rostov, quartered at Yankovo.
On the evening of the day the old prince died the Marshal went away, promising to return next day for the funeral.
Yes, you can well enjoy the evening now!
I spent the evening with her yesterday.
Had Napoleon not ridden out on the evening of the twenty-fourth to the Kolocha, and had he not then ordered an immediate attack on the redoubt but had begun the attack next morning, no one would have doubted that the Shevardino Redoubt was the left flank of our position, and the battle would have taken place where we expected it.
If we had not said that till the evening, heaven knows what might not have happened.
He vividly recalled an evening in Petersburg.
By evening this thought had ripened in every soul.
On the evening of the twenty-sixth of August, Kutuzov and the whole Russian army were convinced that the battle of Borodino was a victory.
But all that evening and next day reports came in one after another of unheard-of losses, of the loss of half the army, and a fresh battle proved physically impossible.
Not only were huge sums offered for the horses and carts, but on the previous evening and early in the morning of the first of September, orderlies and servants sent by wounded officers came to the Rostovs' and wounded men dragged themselves there from the Rostovs' and from neighboring houses where they were accommodated, entreating the servants to try to get them a lift out of Moscow.
That same evening-- without even asking himself what they were wanted for--he procured a coachman's coat and cap for Pierre, and promised to get him the pistol next day.
Makar Alexeevich came twice that evening shuffling along in his galoshes as far as the door and stopped and looked ingratiatingly at Pierre.
The absorption of the French by Moscow, radiating starwise as it did, only reached the quarter where Pierre was staying by the evening of the second of September.
At ten o'clock that evening the Rostov family and the wounded traveling with them were all distributed in the yards and huts of that large village.
The conflagration, at which he had looked with so much indifference the evening before, had greatly increased during the night.
That evening she expected several important personages who had to be made ashamed of their visits to the French theater and aroused to a patriotic temper.
Moreover, toward evening, as if everything conspired to make Petersburg society anxious and uneasy, a terrible piece of news was added.
All the evening Nicholas paid attention to a blue-eyed, plump and pleasing little blonde, the wife of one of the provincial officials.
That evening Nicholas did not go out, but stayed at home to settle some accounts with the horse dealers.
That evening he learned that all these prisoners (he, probably, among them) were to be tried for incendiarism.
He liked to hear the folk tales one of the soldiers used to tell of an evening (they were always the same), but most of all he liked to hear stories of real life.
The officer searched till six o'clock in the evening without even stopping to eat.
"You think he went off just by chance?" said a comrade, who was on the staff that evening, to the officer of the Horse Guards, referring to Ermolov.
Next day the troops assembled in their appointed places in the evening and advanced during the night.
Among the Old Guard disorder and pillage were renewed more violently than ever yesterday evening, last night, and today.
It was not till nearly evening that the officer commanding the escort collected his men and with shouts and quarrels forced his way in among the baggage trains, and the prisoners, hemmed in on all sides, emerged onto the Kaluga road.
It seemed that all these men, now that they had stopped amid fields in the chill dusk of the autumn evening, experienced one and the same feeling of unpleasant awakening from the hurry and eagerness to push on that had seized them at the start.
The evening was ending, but the night had not yet come.
On the evening of October 11 Seslavin came to the Aristovo headquarters with a French guardsman he had captured.
That same evening a house serf who had come from Borovsk said he had seen an immense army entering the town.
Since then, and until evening, the party had watched the movements of the French without attacking.
It was necessary to let the French reach Shamshevo quietly without alarming them and then, after joining Dolokhov who was to come that evening to a consultation at a watchman's hut in the forest less than a mile from Shamshevo, to surprise the French at dawn, falling like an avalanche on their heads from two sides, and rout and capture them all at one blow.
"If you were counting on the evening soup, you have come too late," said a voice from behind the fire with a repressed laugh.
"Good evening, gentlemen," said Dolokhov.
You know that for me there is nothing in life but you, and to suffer with you is the greatest happiness for me, and he took her hand and pressed it as he had pressed it that terrible evening four days before his death.
All day it had been calm and frosty with occasional lightly falling snow and toward evening it began to clear.
Pierre dined with them and would have spent the whole evening there, but Princess Mary was going to vespers and Pierre left the house with her.
Though Princess Mary and Natasha were evidently glad to see their visitor and though all Pierre's interest was now centered in that house, by the evening they had talked over everything and the conversation passed from one trivial topic to another and repeatedly broke off.
After Pierre's departure that first evening, when Natasha had said to Princess Mary with a gaily mocking smile: "He looks just, yes, just as if he had come out of a Russian bath--in a short coat and with his hair cropped," something hidden and unknown to herself, but irrepressible, awoke in Natasha's soul.
From that evening she seemed to have forgotten all that had happened to her.
Afterwards in the evening when I gave him his ticket, he again began crying piteously and kissing me.
I have begun giving the elder ones marks every evening, showing how they have behaved.
This evening he listened to Pierre in a sort of trance, and fancy--as we were going in to supper I looked and he had broken everything on my table to bits, and he told me of it himself at once!
What will become of us if she dies, as I always fear when her face is like that? thought he, and placing himself before the icon he began to say his evening prayers.
Connie packed and left that evening after work, still expressing her concern and insisting that Lisa call her if she wanted to talk.
One evening, close to suppertime, Lisa, Tammy and Sarah were lounging around the pool.
That evening, she climbed from her wagon and beat the dust from her clothes with her hat.
The evening heat was stifling.
So, that evening at supper she broached the subject.
No one suggested evening games and by the time the dishes were cleared, everyone was fidgety and ready to proceed but Quinn remained in his lab.
Meanwhile, we locked on the television, all evening, awaiting the results of our actions.
He returned to motel in mid-evening, in a car lent to him by the accommodating authorities.
One evening he was very late coming home.
This evening they are going to entertain their friends with readings from your poems and music.
The shower was now over, and a rainbow above the eastern woods promised a fair evening; so I took my departure.
If you have nothing better to do, Count (or Prince), and if the prospect of spending an evening with a poor invalid is not too terrible, I shall be very charmed to see you tonight between 7 and 10--Annette Scherer.
You are staying the whole evening, I hope?
Later that evening in their room Carmen asked him about the exchange.
It was a hot evening and they were well back from the fire.
Her father looks in at us morning and evening as he goes to and from his office, and sees her contentedly stringing her beads or making horizontal lines on her sewing-card, and exclaims, "How quiet she is!"