Sentence Examples with the word Sitting in

The little princess, plump and rosy, was sitting in an easy chair with her work in her hands, talking incessantly, repeating Petersburg reminiscences and even phrases.

The first, he took it to Venice, where he communicated the details of his invention to the public, and presented the instrument itself to the doge Leonardo Donato, sitting in full council.

One day in midwinter when sitting in the schoolroom attending to her nephew's lessons, she was informed that Rostov had called.

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He knew nothing aside from Memon's heavy-fisted ways and those of the surrounding clans, but he felt far more comfortable sitting in a hall full of what should be the enemy than he ever had at Memon's court.

Alex was sitting in their room the last night they were at the hacienda.

Dean considered sitting in on the proceedings when they resumed on Monday, just out of curiosity.

He was sitting in his chair, everything from the top of his head to his thighs covered with the newspaper he was holding out to read.

It will be noticed that as yet no provision is made for appeals by bishops from provincial synods sitting in first instance.

The Departmental Committee of the Board of Trade, sitting in 1909 to consider railway accounting forms, while recommending ton-miles to the careful consideration of those responsible for railway working in Great Britain, considered the question of their necessity in British practice to be still open, and held that, at all events, they should not be introduced under compulsion.

Roman Catholics and all concerned in the Irish rebellion were permanently disfranchised and declared incapable of sitting in parliament, and those who had taken part in the war against the parliament were condemned to a similar disability during the first four parliaments.