He bore aloft a drawn dagger, and had approached, in rapid impetuosity, to within three or four feet of the retreating figure, when the latter, having attained the extremity of the velvet apartment
, turned suddenly and confronted his pursuer.
I wish for monsieur to give up one or two of the apartments
he occupies, which would diminish his expenses and ease my conscience.
Without another glance toward me, who had stood a spectator of the tragic scene, the nobles wheeled and fled from the apartment
through another exit.
But when she saw that I was uninjured she stopped, and stood there in the center of the demolished apartment
looking at me.
A mild, or what artists term a cool light, with its consequent warm shadows, will do wonders for even an ill-furnished apartment
In support of the plausibility of this conjecture, it further occurred to her that the forbidden gallery, in which lay the apartments
of the unfortunate Mrs.
At a word from one of her guards the Negro opened the door and the party passed into a low-ceiled apartment
, the windows of which immediately caught the girl's attention through the fact that they were heavily barred.
He knit his brows, and fixed his eyes for an instant on the ground; as he raised them, the folding doors at the bottom of the hall were cast wide, and, preceded by the major-domo with his wand, and four domestics bearing blazing torches, the guests of the evening entered the apartment
He is not at home, and I will carry away the key, after having placed you in his apartment
Yes, they were coming that way, many of them and quickly; and as he heard them pause without he drew aside the arras and pushed open the door behind him; backing into the other apartment
just as Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, burst into the room from the opposite side.
Fentolin glided across the dim, empty spaces of the splendid apartment
, followed by the doctor; a ghostly little procession it seemed.
An iron basin, containing water, was placed on this furnace, for such only it could be called, in order to preserve a proper humidity in the apartment
Again the apartment
seemed to become the embodiment of repose.
Rouletabille, pointing to a window which I recognised as the only one belonging to Mademoiselle Stangerson's apartment
, said to me:
I finally chose a front room on the third floor, because this brought me nearer to Dejah Thoris, whose apartment
was on the second floor of the adjoining building, and it flashed upon me that I could rig up some means of communication whereby she might signal me in case she needed either my services or my protection.