- And is that why you would put tables and chairs upon them, and have people walking over them with heavy boots? Charles Dickens. Hard Times.
- The drawing benches resemble long tables, with a bench on either side, at one end of which is an iron box secured to the table. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- It grew dark, and they put candles on the tables--candles set in bright, new, brazen candlesticks. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- In September of the same year Eugèn e Bouvard had presented new tables of that planet. Walter Libby. An Introduction to the History of Science.
- Other stone-cutting machines had for their objects the cutting and moulding the edges of tables, mantels and slabs; and the cutting of circular and other curved work. William Henry Doolittle. Inventions in the Century.
- There is also every reason to believe that the French colonists in Maryland and Canada let no great time elapse before importing tables and equipment into those colonies. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- After Edison had decided this question, Upton made drawings and tables from which the real armatures were wound and connected to the commutator. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- At these tables the _élite_ of the company were to be entertained, strict rules of equality not being more in fashion at Briarfield than elsewhere. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- While we were still poking about among the chairs and tables, the door of the bed-room was suddenly opened. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- The book had an alphabet in it, some figures and tables, and a little spelling,--that is to say, it had had once. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- Almost immediately, however, after the publication of the tables, fresh discrepancies arose between computation and observation. Walter Libby. An Introduction to the History of Science.
- There was no buying of foundry iron by analysis, no high carbon steels, no fancy tool steels--nor any efficiency experts with their stop watches and scientific speed-and-feed tables. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- She sat with Gerald drinking some sweetish liqueur, and staring with black, sullen looks at the various groups of people at the tables. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- There were a few men in the caf?sitting with coffee and glasses of kirsch or marc on the tables. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- I ask the same question concerning the impressions of these tables; and find that the answer is no more satisfactory in one case than in the other. David Hume. A Treatise of Human Nature.
- A child sees persons with whom he lives using chairs, hats, tables, spades, saws, plows, horses, money in certain ways. John Dewey. Democracy and Education.
- The place had a bar and six bare tables, and was simply infested with roaches. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- Not that I ever suffered much from them; I took care to turn the tables. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- Success in this line led him to experiment in the manufacture of billiard tables, practically all of which were then imported. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- He had been to the card-tables to look there for his friend. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- He'll brak his shins agean some o' yer pots, and tables, and stuff. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Gerald moved in his slow, observant, glistening-attentive motion down between the tables and the people whose shadowy faces looked up as he passed. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- There were eight children, and their shoes were cobbled, their clothes woven, their very beds and chairs and tables built at home. Rupert S. Holland. Historic Inventions.
- They made new tables of calculation for aerial flight, and found that a wind of eighteen miles an hour would keep their plane and its operator in the air. Rupert S. Holland. Historic Inventions.
- The shining metal tables and trucks, on which the product is handled, give a new confidence in sausage. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- Carom and pocket billiards are so different that either they must be played on separate tables, or else the rails are so constructed as to be interchangeable. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- These traders upon religion he and his followers cast out, overturning the tables. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- The tables, of white scrubbed wood, were placed round three sides of the room, as in a Gasthaus. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- It had a piano, sofas and chairs, and a couple of tables with books and magazines. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- This road also had some features of conventional railroads, such as sidings, turn-tables, freight platform, and car-house. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
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