"Oh, Ethel doesn't know as much as she thinks she does," said Mrs. denning.
But denning shouldn't have asked the stranger into the reception-room.
As they came from the Capitol at the close of their conference, Langley and denning fell behind for a moment.
You can take them back,” said Mr denning, shortly, “I shall not fish to-day.
But to his pleased surprise, just as the overture was drawing to its close, he saw denning and his wife approaching.
We have the charges in our guns, gentlemen; when they are expended we must trust to Mr denning.
Mr. denning believes that certain changes in the appearance of the markings to be due to vaporous condensations.
“No,” replied Mr denning, as he drew back and began to reload.
His eye fell upon denning's limousine drawn up behind his waiting cab.
“Not without letting your prisoners loose,” said Mr denning, decisively.
Old English denn "wild animal's lair," from Proto-Germanic *danjan (cf. Middle Low German denne "lowland, wooded vale, den," Old English denu "valley," Old Frisian dene "down," Old High German tenni, German tenne "threshing floor," from PIE *dan- "low ground"). Sense of "small room" is 1771, originally colloquial.
a lair of wild beasts (Ps. 10:9; 104:22; Job 37:8); the hole of a venomous reptile (Isa. 11:8); a recess for secrecy "in dens and caves of the earth" (Heb. 11:38); a resort of thieves (Matt. 21:13; Mark 11:17). Daniel was cast into "the den of lions" (Dan. 6:16, 17). Some recent discoveries among the ruins of Babylon have brought to light the fact that the practice of punishing offenders against the law by throwing them into a den of lions was common.