My groping hands told me that although disarranged
it was unoccupied.
I dashed at the place in which I had left her lying and over which (for the small silk counterpane and the sheets were disarranged
) the white curtains had been deceivingly pulled forward; then my step, to my unutterable relief, produced an answering sound: I perceived an agitation of the window blind, and the child, ducking down, emerged rosily from the other side of it.
At intervals she stands up to rest, and to retie her disarranged
apron, or to pull her bonnet straight.
Anna Maria said she thought that it was of no consequence; but she wished that Tom Kitten would hold his head still, as it disarranged
"Only that you have disarranged
our little deductions.
If he had probed to the bottom of his vanity (as he sometimes nearly did) he would have found there the wish that his wife should be as worldly-wise and as eager to please as the married lady whose charms had held his fancy through two mildly agitated years; without, of course, any hint of the frailty which had so nearly marred that unhappy being's life, and had disarranged
his own plans for a whole winter.
The beautiful creature passed her hands over her eyes an instant, tucked in a stray lock of hair that had become disarranged
, and after a look around the garden made those present a gracious bow and said, in a sweet but even toned voice:
Her hair was all disarranged
; one of its numerous switches was hanging down over her ear.
Cheeks became hot and hair disarranged
. After a year or two, if the impulse within them became strong and insistent enough, they married.
Her passage created a miniature tempest which disarranged
anew the hair of the lady on the landing, who waited in breathless alarm until two light shocks and a thump announced that the aerial voyagers had landed safely in the hall.
I thanked him, gave no conclusive answer at the time, and, when he had left me, threw off my blouse, put on my coat, and set out on a long walk outside the Porte de Flandre, in order, as I thought, to cool my blood, calm my nerves, and shake my disarranged
ideas into some order.
Dressed in black, the lace in front of his chest much disarranged
by his feverishly restless hand, the looks of the superintendent, full of dreamy reflection, were fixed upon the threshold of the room which he had so frequently approached in search of expected happiness.