1 Thereafter driving through broad streets sparsely lighted with lanterns, he arrived at the Governor's residence to find it illuminated as for a ball.
2 Once more they assumed a careworn expression, and he even wiped his face with his handkerchief, then rolled it into a ball, and rubbed it to and fro against his upper lip.
3 Shortly afterwards there arrived a card of invitation to the Governor's ball already referred to.
4 With that went the easy bow of a military man and the agile backward movement of an india-rubber ball.
5 Pavel Petrovitch met her at a ball, danced a mazurka with her, in the course of which she did not utter a single rational word, and fell passionately in love with her.
6 He invited Kirsanov and Bazarov to his ball, and within a few minutes invited them a second time, regarding them as brothers, and calling them Kisarov.
7 A few days later the ball at the Governor's took place.
8 She stayed later than any one at the ball, and at four o'clock in the morning she was dancing a polka-mazurka with Sitnikov in the Parisian style.
9 This edifying spectacle was the final event of the Governor's ball.
10 The bone's not touched,' he muttered through his teeth; 'the ball didn't go deep; one muscle, vastus externus, grazed.
11 He very calmly stepped over me, while I flew on one side like a ball.
12 That is a mirage, cheap mirage, revolting, romantic and fantastical--that's another ball on Lake Como.
13 For instance, not long ago a lieutenant writes to a friend describing a ball very wittily.
14 Prince Vasili's daughter, the beautiful Helene, came to take her father to the ambassador's entertainment; she wore a ball dress and her badge as maid of honor.
15 "They say the ball will be very good," replied the princess, drawing up her downy little lip.