But being now interrupted, he put up the image; and pretty soon, going to the table, took up a large book there, and placing it on his lap began counting the pages with deliberate regularity; at every fiftieth page--as I fancied--stopping a moment, looking vacantly around him, and giving utterance to a long-drawn gurgling whistle of astonishment.
I used to sit in my mother's lap all day long and keep my hands on her face because it amused me to feel the motions of her lips; and I moved my lips, too, although I had forgotten what talking was.
Elisabeth jumped up and put her head in his lap again.
Well aware afternoon had faded into night, she kept her cup in her lap to keep from fidgeting under his intensity.
My wife looked up from her lap top.
His attention returning to the lap desk, he picked up the pencil as if ready to write something - and then put it down.
The next morning she brought him a larger tablet and a padded lap desk.
Destiny sat on Carmen's lap and Alex held her arm while the pediatric nurse inserted an IV.
She dropped the picture in his lap and watched his reaction.
She lets me kiss her now, and when she is in a particularly gentle mood, she will sit in my lap for a minute or two; but she does not return my caresses.