The abbe replaced the large spectacles, which covered not only his eyes but his temples, and sitting down motioned to his visitor
to do the same.
Jokubas did this with the air of a country gentleman escorting a party of visitors
over his estate; he was an old-time resident, and all these wonders had grown up under his eyes, and he had a personal pride in them.
And I showed him an example, and sat down myself in my customary seat and with as fair an imitation of my ordinary manner to a patient, as the lateness of the hour, the nature of my preoccupations, and the horror I had of my visitor
, would suffer me to muster.
There were several Mortimers, but only one who could be our visitor
The prince's conversation was artless and confiding to a degree, and the servant could not help feeling that as from visitor
to common serving-man this state of things was highly improper.
Oblige me,' said the visitor
, on his saying so, 'by presenting my card of visit.
Levin let his friend to the room set apart for visitors
, where Stepan Arkadyevitch's things were carried also--a bag, a gun in a case, a satchel for cigars.
stayed with them above half-an-hour; and when they arose to depart, Mr.
Then he looked coldly towards his visitor
and provided him, perhaps, with one of the most complete surprises of his life.
As the visitors
passed along the street a good many paper dolls came to the doors and windows of their houses to look at them curiously.
And my, how they did stare when the High Chamberlain threw open the doors and the visitors
entered the Throne-Room!
In the afternoon several young girls of Marlott, former schoolfellows and acquaintances of Tess, called to see her, arriving dressed in their best starched and ironed, as became visitors
to a person who had made a transcendent conquest (as they supposed), and sat round the room looking at her with great curiosity.