With formal furniture, curtains
are out of place; and an extensive volume of drapery of any kind is, under any circumstance, irreconcilable with good taste - the proper quantum, as well as the proper adjustment, depending upon the character of the general effect.
Then the curtain
fell, and the audience reposed and ate candy while discussing the merits of the play.
She timidly put her hand through the curtains
, and took Miss Letitia's hand.
The piano I could not see now; but on the other hand I had a very oblique downward view of the curtains
drawn across the cabin and cutting off the forward part of it just about the level of the skylight-end and only an inch or so from the end of the table.
He withdrew the curtains
, noticing, to his surprise, the heavy shutters which their folds had partly concealed.
It was quite clear that she was not taking her daughter down to be wedded, or the curtains
would have been laced home and the guard would have allowed no one near the car.
Barker drew aside the curtain
, and showed that the long, diamond-paned window was open to its full extent.
I mounted into the window-seat: gathering up my feet, I sat cross-legged, like a Turk; and, having drawn the red moreen curtain
nearly close, I was shrined in double retirement.
At length she rallied, drew aside the curtain
, and leaning over the pillow gazed intently on Valentine.
The windows of the study were barred and locked, and heavy dark curtains
closed them in.
William promptly shut the window and drew the curtains
Next, when the curtain
rose on full stage, the dogs were trained to make a great barking.