Her stealthy paws tread the very hall
Where Snowball used to play, But she only spits at the dogs our pet So gallantly drove away.
But she gazes beyond the salon, back into the big dining hall
, where the white crepe myrtle grows.
At about the centre of the oaken panels that lined the hall
was suspended a suit of mail, not, like the pictures, an ancestral relic, but of the most modern date; for it had been manufactured by a skilful armourer in London, the same year in which Governor Bellingham came over to New England.
There the physician put his affairs in order, and the next day there was a great crowd assembled in the hall
to see his death, and the doings after it.
Then he carried me to the door, shoved me out into the hall
and locked me from his room.
Often a door is opened, a curtain drawn aside, in the halls
of romance, where the reader may roam at will.
The usual translation "shadowy" or "dusky" halls
, gives a false idea of the scene.
Then will the earth bloom again in all its beauty, and your dim eyes will rest only on fair forms, while music shall sound through these dreary halls
, and the love of grateful hearts be yours.
In their train were minstrels, not unknown in London streets; wandering players, whose theatres had been the halls
of noblemen; mummers, rope-dancers, and mountebanks, who would long be missed at wakes, church ales, and fairs; in a word, mirth makers of every sort, such as abounded in that age, but now began to be discountenanced by the rapid growth of Puritanism.
In good truth, he was a wondrous man; and when his tongue had acquired him all other imaginable success- when it had been heard in halls
of state, and in the courts of princes and potentates--after it had made him known all over the world, even as a voice crying from shore to shore--it finally per- suaded his countrymen to select him for the Presidency.
But still, whenever the girl went among those gilded halls
and chambers, it seemed as if she carried nature and sunshine along with her, and as if she scattered dewy blossoms on her right hand and on her left.
It was as if she had been wooed by a river-god, who might any time take her to his wondrous halls
below a watery heaven.
The palace is in the hands of the slaves from Gathol, beside a thousand of my own warriors who fill the halls
and chambers surrounding this room.
Noiselessly they moved through the halls
and corridors of the castle until a maid, bearing a great pasty from the kitchen, turned a sudden corner and bumped full into the Outlaw of Torn.
There were more than a hundred halls
there, according as the snow was driven by the winds.