The party leader and half his front bench mingled with the stars of British political media.
Some were hooded, some veiled, all clad in dark garments except one on the front bench, and she was dressed in white.
A tenth passenger was seated by the side223 of the driver on the front bench.
Another friend told me that, a few days before, he had been riding on the front bench of a grip-car on a Chicago cable-line.
But there seemed to be no seat vacant except on the front bench.
A lithe youngster slipped off the front bench smiling and made his way behind the jury box.
"There's room on the front bench," cackled the Marquis, shaking his sides.
The way to do this, we are told, is to fill the front bench in the House of Commons with the right sort of men.
When she sat on the front bench of the Brushwood schoolhouse, Pete had been one of the big boys at the back of the room.
The Conservatives occupy the benches at the speaker's left, the front bench being reserved for the leaders of the opposition.