The sun streamed in at the little window, but she sat with her own back and the back of the large chair towards it, screening
the fire as if she were sedulously keeping IT warm, instead of it keeping her warm, and watching it in a most distrustful manner.
Nothing could be more unlike his native town, set within sight of the widespread hillsides, than this low, wooded region, where he felt hidden even from the heavens by the screening
trees and hedgerows.
Together they forced their way through the screening
foliage until they could obtain a view of the river, and there, almost to the other shore, they saw Malbihn's canoes making rapidly for camp.
At the noise they made, she in overturning the furniture in her efforts to get at him, he in screening
himself behind the furniture to keep out of her reach, Kitty opened the door.
self-excuse, which rarely falls quite away while others respect us, forsook him for an instant, and he stood face to face with the first great irrevocable evil he had ever committed.
Neither does he encounter her on the smooth-rolled, tree shaded Boulevard, in the green and sunny park, whither she repairs clad in her becoming walking dress, her scarf thrown with grace over her shoulders, her little bonnet scarcely screening
her curls, the red rose under its brim adding a new tint to the softer rose on her cheek; her face and eyes, too, illumined with smiles, perhaps as transient as the sunshine of the gala-day, but also quite as brilliant; it is not his office to walk by her side, to listen to her lively chat, to carry her parasol, scarcely larger than a broad green leaf, to lead in a ribbon her Blenheim spaniel or Italian greyhound.
When the lights had been brought into the room all the panes had turned inky black; for the night had come and the garden was full of tall bushes and trees screening
off the gas lamps of the main alley of the Prado.
I was inclined to think at one time that he knew who had done it and was screening
him or her, but I am convinced now that he is as puzzled as everyone else.
When a fire glowed, banks of smoke, blown level along the ground, would themselves become illuminated to an opaque lustre, screening
the workpeople from one another; and meaning of the "pillar of a cloud", which was a wall by day and a light by night, could be understood.
She changed her position slightly, screening
her eyes with her lifted hand.
As the screening
was not more than eight or ten feet high and only enclosed the sides, not the top, the rafters of the high gallery roof were overhead, and the skylight through which Mr.
She was sitting in an armchair placed sideways, screening
the light of the candle from him, and was knitting a stocking.