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chairs

[cherz]
(mining engineering)
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They all drew to the fire, Mother in the big chair with Beth at her feet, Meg and Amy perched on either arm of the chair, and Jo leaning on the back, where no one would see any sign of emotion if the letter should happen to be touching.
Distinctly annoyed, slightly bewildered, the banker sank between the arms of a chair.
It was only with the assistance of a servant, and by leaning his hand heavily on the iron balustrade, that he could slowly and painfully ascend the Custom-House steps, and, with a toilsome progress across the floor, attain his customary chair beside the fireplace.
The spirit of the occasion takes hold of the stately bartender, who condescends to a plate of stewed duck; even the fat policeman--whose duty it will be, later in the evening, to break up the fights--draws up a chair to the foot of the table.
Now, the chair in which Grandfather sat was made of oak, which had grown dark with age, but had been rubbed and polished till it shone as bright as mahogany.
Since he could not compel the tiger directly to sit in the chair, he must employ other means.
Verily, on soft soles doth it come to me, the dearest of thieves, and stealeth from me my thoughts: stupid do I then stand, like this academic chair.
He had a great notion of taking the chair at convivial dinners, and he had often thought how well he could preside in a room of his own in the talking way, and what a capital example he could set to his customers in the drinking department.
The strongest footman in the house carried Colin down stairs and put him in his wheeled chair near which Dickon waited outside.
THEN Hunca Munca went back and fetched a chair, a bookcase, a bird-cage, and several small odds and ends.
Adam rose from his chair with instinctive respect, as Mr.
He dropped one hand on his sword-hilt and his eye wandered to Dirkovitch lolling back in his chair.