What annoys you, my child, is that I laugh while you are writing; and what you are afraid of is that Madame de Saint-Remy, your mother, should come up here, as she does sometimes when we laugh too loud, that she should surprise us, and that she should see that enormous sheet of paper
upon which, in a quarter of an hour, you have only traced the words Monsieur Raoul.
Imagine a vast sheet of paper
on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface, but without the power of rising above or sinking below it, very much like shadows -- only hard and with luminous edges -- and you will then have a pretty correct notion of my country and countrymen.
I should be very sorry to receive a charming little lady-like note from any of them; and I thought you were too much of a lady yourself, Miss Murray, to talk about the "vulgarity" of writing on a large sheet of paper
I have always had more dread of a pen, a bottle of ink, and a sheet of paper
, than of a sword or pistol.
I would then take a sheet of paper
, and write across the top of it, in a neat hand, the heading, "Memorandum of Pip's debts;" with Barnard's Inn and the date very carefully added.
We will take a new sheet of paper
, if you please, and begin over again, with my best respects to you.
He rummaged in the drawer for a sheet of paper
, found one, and began to write.
Thomson drew the thin sheet of paper
from its envelope and swept a space for himself at the corner of the table.
If these rules were observed for a year, she made out on a sheet of paper
that the completion of the book was certain, and she laid her scheme before her mother with a feeling that much of the task was already accomplished.
In the middle of this table lay a single sheet of paper
, evidently left there on purpose.
I am at the end of my second sheet of paper
, and Mamma has sent for me to go and dine at the Apraksins'.
At the corner of the bridge, too, I saw one of the common contrasts of that grotesque time--a sheet of paper
flaunting against a thicket of the red weed, transfixed by a stick that kept it in place.