Now, the chair in which Grandfather sat was made of oak, which had grown dark with age, but had been rubbed and polished till it shone as bright as mahogany.
The children had seen Grandfather sitting in this chair ever since they could remember anything.
He judged by the cautious movements of those who crowded round the invalid chair that they had lifted the dying man and were moving him.
Anna Mikhaylovna with her eyes indicated a chair that stood beside the bed.
She still lay back in the chair, possessed by a torpor like the torpor of death--insensible to sound, insensible to touch.
Downward and downward the hideous apparition made its slow progress, until it stopped close over Agnes--stopped, and turned slowly, so that the face of it confronted the upturned face of the woman in the chair.
Well," said Tom, slowly undressing himself, and staring at the old chair all the while, which stood with a mysterious aspect by the bedside, "I never saw such a rum concern as that in my days.
In about half an hour, Tom woke up with a start, from a confused dream of tall men and tumblers of punch; and the first object that presented itself to his waking imagination was the queer chair.
To all those belauded sages of the academic chairs
, wisdom was sleep without dreams: they knew no higher significance of life.
Mulcachy tapped the chair sharply with the butt of the whip to draw the animal's attention to it, then flicked the whip-lash sharply on his nose.
Since he could not compel the tiger directly to sit in the chair, he must employ other means.
Eustace speaks: 'My dear fellow, be particularly careful not to make any noise; don't bowl your chair
up and down the corridor to-night.