On arriving at the compartment
where Porthos, like the exterminating angel, had destroyed all he touched, the first rank drew back in terror.
Then Ossipon came back, saying: "I told him not to let anybody get into our compartment
It was but a loft partitioned into two compartments
, where they were to rest, but they were well pleased with their lodging and had hoped for none so good.
I was in a railed compartment
with eight or ten strangers, of the two sexes, and this compelled repression; yet at times the pain was so exquisite that I could hardly keep the tears back.
Led by her, I passed from compartment
, from passage to passage, of a large and irregular building; till, emerging from the total and somewhat dreary silence pervading that portion of the house we had traversed, we came upon the hum of many voices, and presently entered a wide, long room, with great deal tables, two at each end, on each of which burnt a pair of candles, and seated all round on benches, a congregation of girls of every age, from nine or ten to twenty.
I called Kantos Kan's name aloud in each new corridor and compartment
, and finally I was rewarded by hearing a faint response.
That afternoon Lord and Lady Greystoke bid their son good- bye and saw him safely settled in a first-class compartment
of the railway carriage that would set him down at school in a few hours.
And then, with(as it seemed to me) most superfluous politeness, he flung open the door of my compartment
, and ushered in "--a young and lovely lady
Some two weeks later, Newland Archer, sitting in abstracted idleness in his private compartment
of the office of Letterblair, Lamson and Low, attorneys at law, was summoned by the head of the firm.
Phaidor and I were taken below decks, where, still fast bound, we were thrown into a small compartment
which contained a single port-hole.
A large hop-scotch diagram is marked out on the deck with chalk, and each compartment
de Beausset ordered a box he had brought for the Emperor to be carried before him and entered the first compartment
of Napoleon's tent, where he began opening the box while conversing with Napoleon's aides-de-camp who surrounded him.
Striking a match, he explored his surroundings, finding that a little compartment
had been partitioned off from the main hold, with the hatch above his head the only means of ingress or egress.
The smoke from the lamps settled heavily down in the little compartment
, obscuring the way out.
Taking it between my finger and thumb, and drawing it upward, I discovered that there was a false bottom to the case, forming a secret compartment
for letters and papers.