The main building was called "the house," to distinguish it from the cottages
We were as much heroes as anybody else, except Peter, and were so recognized; we were taken with Peter and the populace to Peter's mother's cottage
, and there we ate bread and cheese, and drank milk and beer with everybody, and had a most sociable good time; and when we left we had a handshake all around, and were receiving and shouting back LEB' WOHL's until a turn in the road separated us from our cordial and kindly new friends forever.
He made the cottage
smaller than it need have been, by being so very much out of proportion to it.
It was indeed to the fortunate accident of its being washing-day at the pretty cottage
near which in the course of my morning wanderings I had set me down to rest, that I owed the sight of the petticoat in question.
Some went to the cottages
amid the hills, some to the sea-side to watch above the humble fisher folks; but little Rose-Leaf and many others went into the noisy city.
On the side of the Green that led towards the church, the broken line of thatched cottages
was continued nearly to the churchyard gate; but on the opposite northwestern side, there was nothing to obstruct the view of gently swelling meadow, and wooded valley, and dark masses of distant hill.
Her own thoughts and reflections were habitually her best companions; and, in observing the appearance of the country, the bearings of the roads, the difference of soil, the state of the harvest, the cottages
, the cattle, the children, she found entertainment that could only have been heightened by having Edmund to speak to of what she felt.
They had already begun to perceive distinctly a few of the cottages
of the sailors and fishermen spread over the little quay of this humble port, when, all at once, D'Artagnan cried out, -- "God pardon me, there is a house on fire
After lunch Lady Conant talked to her explicitly of maternity as that is achieved in cottages
and farm-houses remote from aid, and of the duty thereto of the mistress of Pardons.
He was possessed of some little money evidently, because he bought a plot of ground, and had a pair of ugly yellow brick cottages
run up very cheaply.
Beside it were the crumbling remains of the cottages
of the miners, driven away no doubt by the foul reek of the surrounding swamp.
Yes; Hoggs told him it would have to be cottages
," said Fisher.
She had read in it of the crocuses which had been bought for yellow and were coming up puce, of the new parlour-maid, who had watered the ferns with essence of lemonade, of the semi-detached cottages
which were ruining Summer Street, and breaking the heart of Sir Harry Otway.
Brooke to build a new set of cottages
, but he seemed to think it hardly probable that your uncle would consent.
Alluring brooks of crystal water flowed sparkling between their flower-strewn banks, while scattered over the valley were dozens of the quaintest and most picturesque cottages
our travelers had ever beheld.