Books were flung aside without being put away on the shelves, inkstands were overturned, benches
thrown down, and the whole school was turned loose an hour before the usual time, bursting forth like a legion of young imps, yelping and racketing about the green in joy at their early emancipation.
An instant rush for some other lecture-room followed, and in a minute I was alone with the empty benches
Folks got up everywheres in the crowd, and worked their way just by main strength to the mourners' bench, with the tears running down their faces; and when all the mourners had got up there to the front benches
in a crowd, they sung and shouted and flung themselves down on the straw, just crazy and wild.
Ranged on benches
down the sides of the room, the eighty girls sat motionless and erect; a quaint assemblage they appeared, all with plain locks combed from their faces, not a curl visible; in brown dresses, made high and surrounded by a narrow tucker about the throat, with little pockets of holland (shaped something like a Highlander's purse) tied in front of their frocks, and destined to serve the purpose of a work- bag: all, too, wearing woollen stockings and country-made shoes, fastened with brass buckles.
My master, for his own interest, would not suffer any one to touch me except my nurse; and to prevent danger, benches
were set round the table at such a distance as to put me out of every body's reach.
Then, once seated on the Right benches
, we shall reach the peerage, shouting, 'Cloture
When I had regained my feet I raised her in my arms and bore her to one of the benches
at the side of the room.
Before three o'clock the large shed was invaded by the spectators, comprising Europeans and natives, Chinese and Japanese, men, women and children, who precipitated themselves upon the narrow benches
and into the boxes opposite the stage.
In the antechamber, upon long circular benches
, reposed the elect; that is to say, those who were called.
Then the suitors came in and took their places on the benches
She was no sooner in possession of it than, hurrying into the little copse, where she was least likely to be interrupted, she sat down on one of the benches
and prepared to be happy; for the length of the letter convinced her that it did not contain a denial.
There were benches
here and there; the four gentlemen stopped near them; at a sign from Athos, Porthos and D'Artagnan sat down, the two others stood in front of them.