On the blank space
at the foot of the page a few words were added in Isabel's writing: "Whatever changes there may be in my life, your place in my heart is one that no other person can fill: it is the place of my dearest friend.
Left by himself, Noel Vanstone became absorbed in anxious reflection over the blank space
in the advertisement.
If our offer is agreeable to you, please fill in the proper blank space
with the title of your book.
"True, by this time it was not a blank space
After reading the first few sentences she rapidly turned over the leaves, and stopped at a blank space
near the end of the book.
And you will further oblige me, if you approve of the abstract, by yourself filling in the blank space
on your check with the needful amount in words and figures.
The other objects in the room are associated, through the former occasion, with a blank space
of wall where now there is a picture.
The screen had not been set back, and a blank space
was visible on the wall.
The boundary line between the part that had been cleaned and the part that had not was traceable wherever the inscription left a blank space
of marble--sharply traceable as a line that had been produced by artificial means.
I looked at the blank space
on the lower part of the page, under the foreground lines of my unfinished drawing.
Acting on this plan, I filled in each blank space
on the paper, with what the words or phrases on either side of it suggested to me as the speaker's meaning; altering over and over again, until my additions followed naturally on the spoken words which came before them, and fitted naturally into the spoken words which came after them.
What yawns and dozes I lapsed into, in spite of all my care; what starts I came out of concealed sleeps with; what answers I never got, to little observations that I rarely made; what a blank space
I seemed, which everybody overlooked, and yet was in everybody's way; what a heavy relief it was to hear Miss Murdstone hail the first stroke of nine at night, and order me to bed!