But so soon as they were observed the whole of the juvenile pack raised, by common consent, a shrill and warning whoop; and then sank, as it were, by magic, from before the sight of their visitors
In changing her seat to the piano-stool, so as to be nearer her visitor
, she brushed down some loose music, which Whiskey Dick hastened to pick up.
from the packing houses would wander out to see this "dump," and they would stand by and debate as to whether the children were eating the food they got, or merely collecting it for the chickens at home.
He lived about a mile from Highbury, was a frequent visitor
, and always welcome, and at this time more welcome than usual, as coming directly from their mutual connexions in London.
The example thus set by the master of the house was followed at once by the family -- with the solitary exception of Norah, whose incurable formality and reserve expressed themselves, not too graciously, in her distant manner toward the visitor
There was a policeman not far off, advancing with his bull's eye open; and at the sight, I thought my visitor
started and made greater haste.
I might not always be content with that answer," replied the visitor
, "for I come from one to whom everyone must be at home.
Darcy told her that Bingley was also coming to wait on her; and she had barely time to express her satisfaction, and prepare for such a visitor
, when Bingley's quick step was heard on the stairs, and in a moment he entered the room.
I stood upon the hearth-rug and picked up the stick which our visitor
had left behind him the night before.
The man evidently could not take in the idea of such a shabby- looking visitor
, and had decided to ask once more.
and very gravely conducted him or her to a little old lady, wearing large bows of ribbon in her cap, who had come sailing in from another room as soon as the guests began to arrive; and slowly turning her eyes from the visitor
to her aunt, Anna Pavlovna mentioned each one's name and then left them.
You are going to help me entertain my other distinguished visitor
," he remarked.