A narrow hall separated the kitchen from the parlour, where Madame Aubain sat all day in a straw armchair
near the window.
Milady, who had arisen, threw herself quickly into the armchair, her head thrown back, her beautiful hair unbound and disheveled, her bosom half bare beneath her crumpled lace, one hand on her heart, and the other hanging down.
Felton sat down upon an armchair which happened to be near the door, and waited without speaking a word, without making a gesture.
The captain in his armchair
, holding on grimly at the head of the table, with the soup-tureen rolling on one side of the cabin and the steward sprawling on the other, would observe, looking at me: "That's your one-third above the beams.
Mingott; and around and below, wave after wave of black silk surged away over the edges of a capacious armchair
, with two tiny white hands poised like gulls on the surface of the billows.
John Douglas met them at the door and took them into the sitting-room, where his mother was enthroned in an armchair
Comfortably installed in an armchair
the man of medicine stared into the glowing coals and thought deeply and long, but apparently to little purpose, for he frequently rose and opening a door leading to the staircase, listened intently; then resumed his seat.
She allowed her cap and jacket to be taken, and sat down with a girlish snuggle in the big armchair
When he had gone into the little drawing room, where he always had tea, and had settled himself in his armchair
with a book , and Agafea Mihalovna had brought him tea, and with her usual, "Well, I'll stay a while, sir," had taken a chair in the window, he felt that, however strange it might be, he had not parted from his daydreams, and that he could not live without them.
For on the topmost tier of the hotel verandah, after being carried up the steps in an armchair
amid a bevy of footmen, maid-servants, and other menials of the hotel, headed by the landlord (that functionary had actually run out to meet a visitor who arrived with so much stir and din, attended by her own retinue, and accompanied by so great a pile of trunks and portmanteaux)--on the topmost tier of the verandah, I say, there was sitting--THE GRANDMOTHER!
Haldin, with her immobility of feature and kindly expression of the eyes, uttered from her armchair
in her uncertain French, " Mais l'ami reviendra.
The princess sank helplessly into an armchair
beside her father and wept.