"Passage, passage!" cried Menneville, seeing that he was within an arm's length
of the door.
Yet you keep me always at arm's length
. You are making a mistake.
He held the pistol in his right hand at arm's length
, apparently afraid of shooting himself with it.
"Where have you been?" said he, holding me at arm's length
, so that the light from the door fell on my face.
"He passed me, within an arm's length
, lifted his right forefinger, as in warning, and without a word went on out of the room, though I observed his exit no more than I had observed his entrance.
Will Gamwell!" cried Robin, placing both hands upon the other's shoulders and holding him off at arm's length
. "Surely, it can be none other!
"Immense, I tell you," persisted Madame Ratignolle, surveying the sketches one by one, at close range, then holding them at arm's length
, narrowing her eyes, and dropping her head on one side.
"Well, now, if I take this book, and hold it out at arm's length
, of course I feel its weight.
She silently assented, and with her stool at arm's length
, and the pail against her knee, went round to where they stood.
With that he got upon his feet, took off his hat, and prayed a little while aloud, and in affecting terms, for a young man setting out into the world; then suddenly took me in his arms and embraced me very hard; then held me at arm's length
, looking at me with his face all working with sorrow; and then whipped about, and crying good-bye to me, set off backward by the way that we had come at a sort of jogging run.
Then he held it at arm's length
as if to take in the whole at one delicious survey, and then he rubbed his hands in a perfect ecstasy with his commission.
Moreover, there was the bracelet to admire; and when she had given it a good rub, and held it out at arm's length
, it sparkled and glittered so beautifully on her wrist, that to look at it in every point of view and with every possible turn of the arm, was quite an absorbing business.