There was more agony and another paper for Elzbieta to sign, and then one night when Jurgis came home, he was told the breathless tidings that the furniture had arrived and was safely stowed in the house: a parlor set of four pieces, a bedroom
set of three pieces, a dining room table and four chairs, a toilet set with beautiful pink roses painted all over it, an assortment of crockery, also with pink roses--and so on.
Three women were got to help; and such scrubbing, such brushing, such washing of paint and beating of carpets, such taking down and putting up of pictures, such polishing of mirrors and lustres, such lighting of fires in bedrooms
, such airing of sheets and feather-beds on hearths, I never beheld, either before or since.
replied she pointing to a neat Building which rose up amidst the grove of Elms and which I had not before observed--) I agreed and we instantly walked to it--we knocked at the door--it was opened by an old woman; on being requested to afford us a Night's Lodging, she informed us that her House was but small, that she had only two Bedrooms
, but that However we should be wellcome to one of them.
Then they found bedrooms
with dressing-rooms and powdering-closets, and steps leading up and down--boxes of rooms, round, square, and octagonal, with enriched ceilings and chased door-locks.
in this wing are on the ground floor, the sitting-rooms being in the central block of the buildings.
From this central point two long corridors extended the whole length of the building, from which all the bedrooms
Out of this landing opened the drawing-room and several bedrooms
, including those of Mr.
We were in a fortress there; and as it happened our bedrooms
overlooked the open sea, which almost came up to our window-sills, save for a flat white outer wall as bare as the sea.
The doors of the two bedrooms
faced each other across the narrow upper landing, and to-night it was peculiarly repugnant to him that Mattie should see him follow Zeena.
Now it is even awful, stealing through it, to think of the live people who have slept in the solitary bedrooms
, to say nothing of the dead.
but dark - they were the servants' bedrooms
that we were passing now - but I knew what I was doing.
The staircase led to the first and second corridors of the hotel, along which lay the guests' bedrooms
There were but three bedrooms
in the place, and to the meanest of these the landlord showed Robin Hood, but little Robin cared for the looks of the place, for he could have slept that night upon a bed of broken stones.
Finally, on the top corridor, which ran outside three untenanted bedrooms
, he again was seized with a spasm of merriment.
For some time after the opening of the boarding department we had no chairs in the students' bedrooms
or in the dining rooms.