He had insisted that the library curtains should draw backward and forward on a rod, so that they might be closed in the evening, instead of remaining nailed to a gilt cornice, and immovably
looped up over layers of lace, as in the drawing-room; and he pulled them back and pushed up the sash, leaning out into the icy night.
"No," said Hardyman, in his immovably
While the boat was advancing towards the shore, the duke kept his eyes immovably
fixed upon the admiral's ship, like a miser torn away from his coffers, or a mother separated from her child, about to be led away to death.
Sleary, who with his mouth open and his rolling eye as immovably
jammed in his head as his fixed one, had listened to these doctrines with profound attention, here stepped forward.
"We shall be killed if we stay here." She stopped, looking in astonishment at the tall black figure of the nurse, standing immovably
by the window.
"Can you?" I murmured, fascinated by the black hood turned immovably
over the stern, as if in unlawful communion with that old sea of magicians, slave-dealers, exiles and warriors, the sea of legends and terrors, where the mariners of remote antiquity used to hear the restless shade of an old wanderer weep aloud in the dark.
"I find you next," Thomson went on immovably
, "visiting the one French statesmen whom we in England had cause to fear, in his hotel in London.
Her heart turned cold when she saw Kitty sitting on a low chair near the door, her eyes fixed immovably
on a corner of the rug.
To all intents and purposes the compass was as efficient as before; but, as a matter of fact, the moving of the pointers upon the dials resulted now in no corresponding shift of the mechanism beneath--and the device was set, immovably
, upon a destination of the slave's own choosing.
Whenever the eyes of the wearied travelers rose from the decayed leaves over which they trod, his dark form was to be seen glancing among the stems of the trees in front, his head immovably
fastened in a forward position, with the light plume on his crest fluttering in a current of air, made solely by the swiftness of his own motion.
"You haven't scalded the dishcloth in clean hot water as I told you to do," said Marilla immovably
. "Just go and do it before you ask any more questions, Anne."
MacGlue, who looked at all mortal matters from the same immovably
practical point of view, might really have its use, in my case, as a species of moral remedy.