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With formal furniture, curtains are out of place; and an extensive volume of drapery of any kind is, under any circumstance, irreconcilable with good taste - the proper quantum, as well as the proper adjustment, depending upon the character of the general effect.
To keep silent before the curtain went up was no hardship for him.
He heard a rustle behind him and a shadow appeared under the curtain of the cot.
And with this, and a profound bow to his patrons, the Manager retires, and the curtain rises.
But what think you of the plan of the curtain, Barbara?
His hands were gripping the arms of the stall, his eyes were fixed upon the spot somewhere behind the curtain where this sudden little drama had been played out, as though indeed they could pierce the heavy upholstery and see beyond into the room where the very air seemed quivering still with the vehemence of the woman's outpoured scorn.
Then the curtain fell, and the audience reposed and ate candy while discussing the merits of the play.
The moment the curtain went up, the light in the body of the house went down.
He was suspicious of the curtain itself and observed it.
There was a Turkey carpet upon the floor which matched the curtains, but to his surprise there was not a single chair of any sort to be seen.
The three men prostrated themselves on the rock, before the curtain which hid the shrine.
The hillman drew back to the cart and whispered something to the curtain.