Still, that doesn't let us know how the Opera ghost came to ask you for a footstool
," insisted M.
She placed a claw upon this and said "Ev," and at once the footstool
vanished and a lovely lady, tall and slender and most beautifully robed, stood before her.
Little Alice sat on Grandfather's footstool
, with a picture- book in her hand; and, for every picture, the child was telling Grandfather a story.
Maggie, feeling the need of a footstool
, was walking across the room to get one, when Stephen, who was not singing just then, and was conscious of all her movements, guessed her want, and flew to anticipate her, lifting the footstool
with an entreating look at her, which made it impossible not to return a glance of gratitude.
A messenger was despatched half a day's journey before us, to give the king notice of my approach, and to desire, "that his majesty would please to appoint a day and hour, when it would by his gracious pleasure that I might have the honour to lick the dust before his footstool
Jenkins was arranging Miss de Bourgh's footstool
, that she said, Mr.
At his footstool
stood a man and woman, both clad in the Shaker garb.
She set me on a richly decorated seat inlaid with silver, there was a footstool
also under my feet, and she mixed a mess in a golden goblet for me to drink; but she drugged it, for she meant me mischief.
On a footstool
near the open fire sat Rebecca, silent and shy, so conscious of her fine apparel and the presence of aunt Miranda that she could not utter a word.
She opened the door of the cabinet and stood on a footstool
and played with these for quite a long time.
Pocket tripped up the family with her footstool
, read her book of dignities, lost her pocket-handkerchief, told us about her grandpapa, and taught the young idea how to shoot, by shooting it into bed whenever it attracted her notice.
ur de Lion will ever resume his throne, far less that Wilfred of Ivanhoe, his minion, will ever lead thee to his footstool
, to be there welcomed as the bride of a favourite.