I've scribbled all over the table!" she said, and laying down the chalk, she made a movement as though to get up.
shall I be left alone--without her?" he thought with horror, and he took the chalk. "Wait a minute," he said, sitting down to the table.
[*] "With chalk
in hand," "col gesso." This is one of the bons mots of Alexander VI, and refers to the ease with which Charles VIII seized Italy, implying that it was only necessary for him to send his quartermasters to chalk
up the billets for his soldiers to conquer the country.
Open the note, take the chalk
, and do as I command you."
Five minutes later James, back in the atmosphere of chalk
, was writing on the blackboard certain sentences for his class to turn into Latin prose.
There it stands right up above all the rest, nine hundred feet above the sea, and the boldest, bravest shape for a chalk
hill that you ever saw.
The streak of chalk
bewitcheth the hen; the stroke he struck bewitched his weak reason.
After a fruitless struggle to get aboard a North-Western train at Chalk
Farm--the engines of the trains that had loaded in the goods yard there PLOUGHED through shrieking people, and a dozen stalwart men fought to keep the crowd from crushing the driver against his furnace--my brother emerged upon the Chalk
Farm road, dodged across through a hurrying swarm of vehicles, and had the luck to be foremost in the sack of a cycle shop.
Yet it is an admirable lesson to stand on the North Downs and to look at the distant South Downs; for, remembering that at no great distance to the west the northern and southern escarpments meet and close, one can safely picture to oneself the great dome of rocks which must have covered up the Weald within so limited a period as since the latter part of the Chalk
She has a soft, pleasant voice, but your voice is rough; you are the wolf!' Then the wolf went away to a shopkeeper and bought himself a great lump of chalk
, ate this and made his voice soft with it.
He laid down the seven of hearts, on which with a broken bit of chalk
he had written "800 rubles" in clear upright figures; he emptied the glass of warm champagne that was handed him, smiled at Dolokhov's words, and with a sinking heart, waiting for a seven to turn up, gazed at Dolokhov's hands which held the pack.
The walls were thickly covered with pictures and portraits (in profile), some done with ink, some with soot, some with a pencil, and some with red, blue, and green chalks
; and whenever an inch or two of space had remained between the pictures, the captives had written plaintive verses, or names and dates.