Word usage examples
The Professor introduced him as Hans to Emily, after the Wrights had greeted him like an old friend, then led the way through the double doors Hans had opened into a lofty room with two great windows at one end and a carved fireplace of great splendour.
Emily waited until the Wrights had gone into their room and then, invited by the smiling housekeeper, went into her own.
The Wrights had breakfast in their room and on her second morning she found that she was to share hers with the Professor.
She hugged her brother, greeted the Wrights like old friends and then hugged Emily.
Emily opening her own presents gloves from the Wrights, a delicate porcelain cup and saucer from Mevrouw Jurres-Romeijn, and old print from Evelina and Franz paused at the last unopened gift to watch the Professor.
The Wrights were being driven by Hans to see some friends living in Loenen.
She was saved from answering by Emma coming in with the coffee tray and seized on her respite to start talking feverishly about the weather, the Wrights going out and what charming cottages there were on the estate.
Chapter 10 The Wrights looked worn and pale and nondescript, like an old sepia-toned photo that had faded, its once-glossy surface crackled.
After the Wrights and their attorney left, Edmond removed his bifocals and rubbed his eyes.
Saturday night or Sunday, but had worried that by then the Wrights might have contacted Naomi.