It was in this apartment, also, that there stood against the western wall, a gigantic clock of ebony.
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.
He had taken, without hesitation, without reflection even, the principal apartment
which the hotelier had pointed out to him with a rapacious aim, very praiseworthy, some will say, very reprehensible will say others, if they admit that Cropole was a physiognomist and judged people at first sight.
I turned the knob and pushed the door inward just in time to see Menelek seize the girl and drag her toward the far end of the apartment
A mild, or what artists term a cool light, with its consequent warm shadows, will do wonders for even an ill-furnished apartment
Presently he resumed pacing to and fro across the floor, and it was fully fifteen minutes before he again noticed the prisoner, and then it was to issue a curt order to her guards, who immediately conducted her from the apartment
They were clean and glittering in the strong light of the apartment
They were backing toward the apartment
, stubbornly resisting the advance of a handful of red men who faced them and forced them slowly but inevitably back.
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
She opened her eyes, looked around her with terror, saw that the apartment
was empty and that she was alone with her liberator.
They seemed approaching up the dim corridor that led to the little door of the apartment
where he stood.
The bathroom which communicated with his apartment
was the latest triumph of the plumber's art - a room with floor and walls of white tiles, the bath itself a little sunken and twice the ordinary size.
Whereas, by a statute made in the reign of his imperial majesty Calin Deffar Plune, it is enacted, that, whoever shall make water within the precincts of the royal palace, shall be liable to the pains and penalties of high-treason; notwithstanding, the said Quinbus Flestrin, in open breach of the said law, under colour of extinguishing the fire kindled in the apartment
of his majesty's most dear imperial consort, did maliciously, traitorously, and devilishly, by discharge of his urine, put out the said fire kindled in the said apartment
, lying and being within the precincts of the said royal palace, against the statute in that case provided, etc.
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: