Drawing-room Sentence Examples
Jackson followed her into the drawing room.
How shall I enter the drawing room?
He considered going down to the drawing room for a drink, but decided, he too, felt quite weary.
He walked to the drawing room with the wolf close behind.
Sarah and Connor sat in the drawing room when Elisabeth was ready to leave.Advertisement
Sarah sat in the drawing room reading.
They joined Sarah and Connor in the drawing room and related how far Elisabeth had run.
The spines are variously coloured, white and yellow tints predominating, and from the symmetrical arrangement of the areolae or tufts of spines they are very pretty objects, and are hence frequently kept in drawing-room plant cases.
When he had five bags of type O, he picked them up and went back to the drawing room.
Meanwhile, Jackson sat in the drawing room having another blood cocktail waiting for the onslaught that never came.Advertisement
We were enchanted by this refined pair of open bookcases in the drawing room at Erddig.
A woman detective constable found a deposit on the table in the drawing room.
He was the giant of the new realist theater at a time when our West End was still dallying with drawing room comedies.
Thus the drawing room became very feminine in style whilst the dining room became more masculine.
Also Gurney had an open invitation to play the grand piano in the Redlands drawing-room.Advertisement
Another sad story surrounds Charles Pyrke and his black manservant, who are depicted in the drawing room.
John kept on staggering out of the drawing room to be sick (as I supposed ), which was somewhat off-putting.
The drawing room is in the oldest part of the property, still redolent with 17th century character.
You can unwind in our comfortable lounge bar with a pre-dinner drink or relax in our delightful drawing room after a sumptuous repast.
The drawing room was not always forbidden territory, and sometimes I could enter the sanctuary.Advertisement
We learn that the company have put a new engine on the seven o'clock train, and newly upholstered the drawing-room car throughout.
Proceeding to illustrated works generally of less pretentious size, but of greater ornithological utility than the books last mentioned, which are fitter for the drawing-room than the study, we next have to consider some in which the text is not wholly subordinated to the plates, though the latter still form a conspicuous feature of the publication.
Wood is the most common material of which the residences are built; a large portion of these residences are one-storey cottages; broad verandahs are common; and of the more pretentious residences the lanai, a semi-outdoor drawing-room with conservatories adjoining, is a notable feature.
Anna Pavlovna's drawing room was gradually filling.
Anna Pavlovna greeted him with the nod she accorded to the lowest hierarchy in her drawing room.Advertisement
Stout, about the average height, broad, with huge red hands; he did not know, as the saying is, how to enter a drawing room and still less how to leave one; that is, how to say something particularly agreeable before going away.
Prince Andrew shook himself as if waking up, and his face assumed the look it had had in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room.
The countess herself and her handsome eldest daughter were in the drawing-room with the visitors who came to congratulate, and who constantly succeeded one another in relays.
Nicholas blushed when he entered the drawing room.
When Natasha ran out of the drawing room she only went as far as the conservatory.
Sonya, muttering to herself, kept looking round toward the drawing-room door.
You came rushing into the drawing room so that everyone felt ashamed of you.
In the drawing room the conversation was still going on.
The count, by his guests, went into the drawing room.
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.
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 Vasili said no more and his cheeks began to twitch nervously, now on one side, now on the other, giving his face an unpleasant expression which was never to be seen on it in a drawing room.
Pierre went with Anna Mikhaylovna into the small drawing room.
Pierre well remembered this small circular drawing room with its mirrors and little tables.
She led him into the dark drawing room and Pierre was glad no one could see his face.
At that moment the great clock struck two and another with a shrill tone joined in from the drawing room.
These sayings were prepared in the inner laboratory of his mind in a portable form as if intentionally, so that insignificant society people might carry them from drawing room to drawing room.
Anna Pavlovna arranged the different groups in her drawing room with her habitual skill.
After supper Pierre with his partner followed the others into the drawing room.
The diplomatist preserved a mournful silence as he left the drawing room.
While the guests were taking their leave Pierre remained for a long time alone with Helene in the little drawing room where they were sitting.
They were sitting in the large drawing room.
The princess went up to the door, passed by it with a dignified and indifferent air, and glanced into the little drawing room.
Shaking himself, he rose, threw back his head, and with resolute steps went past the ladies into the little drawing room.
They'll be announcing that the gentlemen are in the drawing room and we shall have to go down, and you have not smartened yourself up at all!
He entered the drawing room with his usual alert step, glancing rapidly round the company.
In the large drawing room which had become the commander in chief's office were gathered Kutuzov himself, Weyrother, and the members of the council of war.
My treasure! and Prokofy, trembling with excitement, rushed toward the drawing-room door, probably in order to announce him, but, changing his mind, came back and stooped to kiss the young man's shoulder.
The committeemen met him at the first door and, expressing their delight at seeing such a highly honored guest, took possession of him as it were, without waiting for his reply, surrounded him, and led him to the drawing room.
It was at first impossible to enter the drawing-room door for the crowd of members and guests jostling one another and trying to get a good look at Bagration over each other's shoulders, as if he were some rare animal.
Count Ilya, again thrusting his way through the crowd, went out of the drawing room and reappeared a minute later with another committeeman, carrying a large silver salver which he presented to Prince Bagration.
Vera was playing chess with Shinshin in the drawing room.
Come here, dear! called the old countess from the drawing room.
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.
Boris, grown more manly and looking fresh, rosy and self-possessed, entered the drawing room elegantly dressed in the uniform of an aide-de- camp and was duly conducted to pay his respects to the aunt and then brought back to the general circle.
To be in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room he considered an important step up in the service, and he at once understood his role, letting his hostess make use of whatever interest he had to offer.
Prince Andrew went out of the room, and then, leaving "God's folk" to finish their tea, Princess Mary took Pierre into the drawing room.
He entered his wife's drawing room as one enters a theater, was acquainted with everybody, equally pleased to see everyone, and equally indifferent to them all.
I saw that I was in Moscow in my house, in the big sitting room, and Joseph Alexeevich came in from the drawing room.
When he entered the Rostovs' drawing room Natasha was in her own room.
She had washed behind her ears just as carefully, and when she entered her drawing room in her yellow dress, wearing her badge as maid of honor, her old lady's maid was as full of rapturous admiration as the Rostovs' servants had been.
Then the crowd hastily retired from the drawing-room door, at which the Emperor reappeared talking to the hostess.
Everyone moved back, and the Emperor came smiling out of the drawing room leading his hostess by the hand but not keeping time to the music.
All rose and continuing to talk loudly went into the drawing room.
Pale and agitated, Natasha ran into the drawing room.
Natasha never remembered how she entered the drawing room.
Sonya sat in the drawing room at the round table, copying a design for embroidery.
Perhaps he has come and is sitting in the drawing room.
She rose, put down the guitar, and went to the drawing room.
The countess, when she had identified them and laughed at their costumes, went into the drawing room.
Pelageya Danilovna Melyukova, a broadly built, energetic woman wearing spectacles, sat in the drawing room in a loose dress, surrounded by her daughters whom she was trying to keep from feeling dull.
After admitting the doctor, Princess Mary sat down with a book in the drawing room near the door through which she could hear all that passed in the study.
These guests--the famous Count Rostopchin, Prince Lopukhin with his nephew, General Chatrov an old war comrade of the prince's, and of the younger generation Pierre and Boris Drubetskoy--awaited the prince in the drawing room.
The small group that assembled before dinner in the lofty old-fashioned drawing room with its old furniture resembled the solemn gathering of a court of justice.
When they went into the drawing room where coffee was served, the old men sat together.
Mademoiselle George was standing in a corner of the drawing room surrounded by young men.
In the drawing room people began arranging the chairs and taking their seats.
Helene returned with Natasha to the drawing room.
The day before the count was to return, Sonya noticed that Natasha sat by the drawing-room window all the morning as if expecting something and that she made a sign to an officer who drove past, whom Sonya took to be Anatole.
Having briefly and exactly explained her wishes to him, she let him go to the drawing room.
The countess' drawing room was full of guests.
Pierre without greeting his wife whom he had not seen since his return-- at that moment she was more repulsive to him than ever--entered the drawing room and seeing Anatole went up to him.
Prince Andrew, taking advantage of the Emperor's permission, accompanied Paulucci, whom he had known in Turkey, into the drawing room where the council was assembled.
Don't make our drawing room so wet.
The countess, with a cheerful expression on her face, looked down at her nails and spat a little for luck as she returned to the drawing room.
But I don't want to interrupt you, he added, and was about to go to the drawing room.
Just then Petya came running in from the drawing room.
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.
On moving to the drawing room he handed the letter to Princess Mary and, spreading out before him the plan of the new building and fixing his eyes upon it, told her to read the letter aloud.
Princess Mary saw Dessalles' embarrassed and astonished look fixed on her father, noticed his silence, and was struck by the fact that her father had forgotten his son's letter on the drawing-room table; but she was not only afraid to speak of it and ask Dessalles the reason of his confusion and silence, but was afraid even to think about it.
No, it was something, something in the drawing room.
At last we have a man! said he, glancing sternly and significantly round at everyone in the drawing room.
Just as horses shy and snort and gather about a dead horse, so the inmates of the house and strangers crowded into the drawing room round the coffin--the Marshal, the village Elder, peasant women--and all with fixed and frightened eyes, crossing themselves, bowed and kissed the old prince's cold and stiffened hand.
They were sitting in the twilight by a window in the drawing room.
A dozen persons who had business with Pierre were awaiting him in the drawing room.
For one day we can move into the drawing room.
Mavra Kuzminichna flicked the dust off the clavichord and closed it, and with a deep sigh left the drawing room and locked its main door.
But when on Sunday after church the footman announced in the drawing room that Count Rostov had called, the princess showed no confusion, only a slight blush suffused her cheeks and her eyes lit up with a new and radiant light.
The countess was sitting with her companion Belova, playing grand- patience as usual, when Pierre and Natasha came into the drawing room with parcels under their arms.
Hence we made a stopgap arrangement by making our daughter sleep in the bedroom and our son in the drawing room.
Country style design eschews the formal, drawing room style of classic design in favor of a comfortable, lived-in look.
Jackson returned to the drawing room to find Sarah exactly where he left her.
Jackson found Sarah sitting in the drawing room sipping coffee.
The drawing room had crystal cylinder vases strategically placed all around, filled with large parrot tulips of every shade.
They made the pizzas and brought them into the drawing room to eat.
She went up to tell Connor what had happened then back down to the drawing room.
Sarah sat in the drawing room sipping coffee when Jackson and Elisabeth were ready to leave.
He poured a tall glass and headed to the drawing room.
Sarah was sitting in the drawing room waiting when they returned.
They all moved to the drawing room.
The baptism was performed in a drawing-room of Kensington Palace on the 24th of June by Dr Manners Sutton, archbishop of Canterbury.
They travelled, lived in London, saw society, and attended a "Drawing-room" at Buckingham Palace.
The Conservatory is often built in connexion with the mansion, so as to be entered from the drawing-room or boudoir.
But when so situated it is apt to suffer from the shade of the building, and is objectionable on account of admitting damp to the drawing-room.
While in flower, orchids may with advantage be removed to a drier and cooler situation, and may be utilized in the drawing-room or boudoir.
A beautiful plaster ceiling was constructed in the drawing room.
A splendid Luca [sic - Andrea] della Robbia (now the drawing room mantelpiece) was also secured, for thirty pounds.
The sofas in the drawing room are covered in a specially commissioned tapestry.
He would amaze a drawing-room by suddenly ejaculating a clause of the Lord's Prayer.