They are regarded generally as far more appropriate in books and in public discourses than in the parlor or at the table.
Hannah chuckled, soon distracted as her gaze took in the entertaining parlor Katie led her to.
After the chores were finished, the group emigrated to the parlor for a game of Scrabble.
Gladys Turnbull was pounding away on a lap top computer in a corner of the parlor while young Martha and Donnie played a game of Old Maid on the sofa.
Dean held back the door and Fitzgerald brushed past him, turning into the parlor where most of the Bird Song guests were gathered.
The longer Howie spoke on the phone, the more I felt guilty that we were manipulating him into a parlor game at the expense of his privacy.
Donnie turned and ran up to her, gave her a hug and then scampered from the parlor as she entered.
The heavers forward now resume their song, and while the one tackle is peeling and hoisting a second strip from the whale, the other is slowly slackened away, and down goes the first strip through the main hatchway right beneath, into an unfurnished parlor called the blubber-room.
Instead of sitting at his ease in a parlor car, he went jolting along through mud and mire, exposed to wind and weather.
After lunch, photographer Brandon Westlake took the opportunity to show a montage of his recent shots, first on the parlor coffee table, and then, as the crowd increased, he presented a full-fledged slide show.