The governor, of course, thought proper to threaten his prisoner that if he did not give up drawing
such pictures he should be obliged to deprive him of all the means of amusing himself in that manner.
That head is strong,--the flesh tints a little too rosy, but the drawing
In another building they showed us a fresco representing some lions and other beasts drawing
chariots; and they seemed to project so far from the wall that we took them to be sculptures.
He fell to studying the drawings
and comparing them with the photographs.
It's worth while trying, however, my dear: do you procure the drawings
, and I'll endeavour to find a purchaser.
His business during the daytime he kept to himself, but he certainly was possessed of a bagful of documents and drawings
relating to sundry patents connected with the manufacture of woollen goods, the praises of which he was always ready to sing in a most enthusiastic fashion.
The result was a full page in a Sunday supplement, filled with photographs and idealized drawings
of Marian, with many intimate details of Martin Eden and his family, and with the full text of "The Palmist" in large type, and republished by special permission of MACKINTOSH'S MAGAZINE.
In the course of the evening, Miss Wilmot was called upon to sing and play for the amusement of the company, and I to exhibit my drawings
, and, though he likes music, and she is an accomplished musician, I think I am right in affirming, that he paid more attention to my drawings
than to her music.
Once, in looking over some drawings
which Amelia had sent from school, Rebecca suddenly came upon one which caused her to burst into tears and leave the room.
The furniture was the perfection of luxury and beauty; the table in the centre was bright with gaily bound books, elegant conveniences for writing, and beautiful flowers; the second table, near the window, was covered with all the necessary materials for mounting water-colour drawings
, and had a little easel attached to it, which I could expand or fold up at will; the walls were hung with gaily tinted chintz; and the floor was spread with Indian matting in maize-colour and red.
And the drawing
near of Death, which alike levels all, alike impresses all with a last revelation, which only an author from the dead could adequately tell.
I am glad you think I have been useful to her; but Harriet only wanted drawing
out, and receiving a few, very few hints.