A morose soldier marching on the left
turned his eyes on Bagration as he shouted, with an expression that seemed to say: "We know that ourselves!" Another, without looking round, as though fearing to relax, shouted with his mouth wide open and passed on.
In Box Five on the pit tier, which is just inside the first exit from the stalls on the left
, they found nothing worth mentioning either.
With those words, Lady Montbarry left Miss Lockwood to make a hasty toilet for dinner.
Had she left it in her bed-chamber in the hurry of changing her dress?
Then came the Frost-Spirits, and beneath their cold wings the flowers died, while the Spirits bore Violet to a low, dark cell, saying as they left
her, that their King was angry that she had dared to stay when he had bid her go.
"Hardly ten minutes have passed," he said, "since she left
I had just work enough to do, in mounting my employer's drawings, to keep my hands and eyes pleasurably employed, while my mind was left
free to enjoy the dangerous luxury of its own unbridled thoughts.
"'I shall sleep when we have left
Combe-Raven,' she said.
I answered in a few words, but in the most submissive manner, lifting up my left
hand, and both my eyes to the sun, as calling him for a witness; and being almost famished with hunger, having not eaten a morsel for some hours before I left
the ship, I found the demands of nature so strong upon me, that I could not forbear showing my impatience (perhaps against the strict rules of decency) by putting my finger frequently to my mouth, to signify that I wanted food.
"Turn not back with your friends when you meet them, lest your wounds and weariness overcome you; but send hitherward two or three, that may be spared, to search for me; and believe me, Reuben, my heart will be lighter with every step you take towards home." Yet there was, perhaps, a change both in his countenance and voice as he spoke thus; for, after all, it was a ghastly fate to be left
expiring in the wilderness.
The fever had not been the result of infection, as D'Arnot had thought, but one of those that commonly attack whites in the jungles of Africa, and either kill or leave them as suddenly as D'Arnot's had left
She has been having rather a fit of nerves about Ralph the last few days, and she hates being left