corridor


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an enclosed passageway

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Instantly Tom answered it, and leading Becky by the hand, started groping down the corridor in its direction.
A large bell rang in the lower regions -- quick, shambling footsteps pattered on the stone corridor outside -- the door opened suddenly -- and a tall lean yellow old man, sharp as to his eyes, shrewd as to his lips, fussily restless as to all his movements, entered the room, with two huge Labrador dogs at his heels, and took his seat in a violent hurry.
He raised his open palm before his eyes in the dim light of the corridor and peered at it.
I consented, hardly comprehending then the full import of his words, and he nodded and went on down the corridor.
Very willingly, if it be necessary to reassure you," answered the minister, and Mazarin, who was delighted to get off so cheaply, led the way, in high spirits, to the corridor and opened the door.
The corridor terminated in a hall, large, lofty, and square; a glass door on one side showed within a long narrow refectory, with tables, an armoire, and two lamps; it was empty; large glass doors, in front, opened on the playground and garden; a broad staircase ascended spirally on the opposite side; the remaining wall showed a pair of great folding-doors, now closed, and admitting: doubtless, to the classes.
I have told you that the corridor is broken by the balcony which runs round the hall, but that it is resumed upon the farther side.
I was awakened with a start by cries of alarm, and scarce were my eyes opened, nor had I yet sufficiently collected my wits to quite realize where I was, when a fusillade of shots rang out, reverberating through the subterranean corridors in a series of deafening echoes.
With a gesture I silenced him, and together we drew aside into another corridor a few paces farther on.
They walked out of the museum into a long, dark corridor, with the walls painted in two shades of red, and other youths walking along suggested the way to them.
Fouquet was made to wait for a moment on the terrace of which we have spoken, - a terrace which abutted on the little corridor, at the end of which the cabinet of the king was located.
In the corridor he met Nesvitski, with whom he shared a room, and the wag Zherkov; they were as usual laughing.
In the corridor outside her prison-room two men had paused in heated argument.
Here the reptile stopped and commenced to go over the poor devil carefully, and as it did so its back turned toward me for an instant, and in that instant I gave two mighty leaps that carried me out of the chamber into the corridor beyond, down which I raced with all the speed I could command.
Along this Werper made his way, ascending a flight of stone steps to another corridor twenty feet above the level of the first.