I was always sent for when there was company, and when the guests took their leave, I waved my hand to them, I think with a vague remembrance of the meaning of the gesture.
This morning Lucien Thompson sent me a beautiful bouquet of violets and crocuses and jonquils.
From here he was to be sent to an almshouse, for at that time there was no other place for him in Pennsylvania.
Once a gentleman, whose name I have forgotten, sent me a collection of fossils--tiny mollusk shells beautifully marked, and bits of sandstone with the print of birds' claws, and a lovely fern in bas-relief.
A little story called "The Frost King," which I wrote and sent to Mr. Anagnos, of the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was at the root of the trouble.
Mr. Gilman sent my written work to the examiners with a certificate that I, candidate No. 233, had written the papers.
Two days before the examinations, Mr. Vining sent me a braille copy of one of the old Harvard papers in algebra.
His parents are too poor to pay to have the little fellow sent to school; so, instead of giving me a dog, the gentlemen are going to help make Tommy's life as bright and joyous as mine.
I sent Helen away and sat down to think.
I was sent to train him, and I will complete my mission.
A shiver ran through the tree, and the wind sent forth a blast that would have knocked me off had I not clung to the branch with might and main.
I read pretty stories in the book you sent me, about Charles and his boat, and Arthur and his dream, and Rosa and the sheep.
My Dear Mr. Wade:--I have just received a letter from my mother, telling me that the beautiful mastiff puppy you sent me had arrived in Tuscumbia safely.
I sent the sketch to the Companion as soon as it was finished; but I do not know that they will accept it.
--sent me a Boston Herald containing a stupid article about Helen.
She helped me unpack my trunk when it came, and was delighted when she found the doll the little girls sent her.
His warm breath on her neck sent her heart in a flurry of wild beats.
Cassie sent him a measured look over her coffee cup before she spoke.
Hearing the concern in Pete's voice sent a chill down her spine.
If he had come out here to get the girl, why had he sent the dress and the flower?
Cade never came to visit - a fact that sent her into a down spiraling depression.
True to his word, Quinn had packed everything he needed, called a shipper, and sent his equipment off, overnight express.
How do you know she wished she hadn't sent it?
They closed the case when a guy named Willard Humphries they were sure did it was sent away for another crime.
As strong as the girl was, she was too small to bring Jonny back from the place the Others sent him.
The power pushed her off balance, and she caught herself before it sent her sprawling into the blood pooled around her.
So the governor sent a messenger to Delphi to ask the oracle what should be done with the tripod.
According to Portio Research7.8 trillion SMS messages were sent in 2011, and it is expected that 2012's number will come in at ten trillion.
In 1966, Mao Zedong closed the universities in China and sent their students and professors to the country to farm.
The little blind children at the Perkins Institution had sent it and Laura Bridgman had dressed it; but I did not know this until afterward.
Of course the sun did not shine, but we had great open wood fires in the rooms, which were all very sweet with roses and other flowers, which were sent to me from distant friends; and fruits of all kinds from California and other places.
A general was sent to survey the position.
The day after his son had left, Prince Nicholas sent for Princess Mary to come to his study.
In the evening Michael Ivanovich, sent by the prince, came to Princess Mary for Prince Andrew's letter which had been forgotten in the drawing room.
"And Alpatych is being sent to Smolensk?" asked Princess Mary.
Alpatych told how he had been sent there and how difficult it was to get away.
Alpatych, having sent his family away, was alone at Bald Hills and was sitting indoors reading the Lives of the Saints.
He gave me his word he would not retreat, but suddenly sent instructions that he was retiring that night.
In reality Lavrushka, having got drunk the day before and left his master dinnerless, had been whipped and sent to the village in quest of chickens, where he engaged in looting till the French took him prisoner.
The doctor insisted on the necessity of moving the prince; the provincial Marshal of the Nobility sent an official to Princess Mary to persuade her to get away as quickly as possible, and the head of the rural police having come to Bogucharovo urged the same thing, saying that the French were only some twenty-five miles away, that French proclamations were circulating in the villages, and that if the princess did not take her father away before the fifteenth, he could not answer for the consequences.
Many of them were punished, some sent to Siberia, many died of cold and hunger on the road, many returned of their own accord, and the movement died down of itself just as it had sprung up, without apparent reason.
Alpatych, arriving from the devastated Bald Hills estate, sent for his Dron on the day of the prince's funeral and told him to have twelve horses got ready for the princess' carriages and eighteen carts for the things to be removed from Bogucharovo.