This first floor
, containing Mrs Brooks's best apartments, had been taken by the week by the d'Urbervilles.
The corridor along which I ran led almost straight for a considerable distance, terminating at the foot of a spiral runway, up which I proceeded to emerge presently into a circular chamber upon the first floor
of a tower.
No, for living in give me a suit of rooms on the first floor
of a Piccadilly mansion (I wish somebody would
When they arrived at last, on the first floor
, and the general turned to ring the bell to the right, the prince decided to run away, but a curious incident stopped him momentarily.
The captain threw open the door of the front room on the first floor
, and disclosed a female figure, arrayed in a gown of tarnished amber-colored satin, seated solitary on a small chair, with dingy old gloves on its hands, with a tattered old book on its knees, and with one little bedroom candle by its side.
Wingrave's suite was on the first floor
, and they did not wait for the lift.
The first floor
was inhabited by one of those young gentlemen, who, in the last age, were called men of wit and pleasure about town, and properly enough; for as men are usually denominated from their business or profession, so pleasure may be said to have been the only business or profession of those gentlemen to whom fortune had made all useful occupations unnecessary.
The house was the ordinary thing in New York, paved with Parian marble in the entrance hall and cobblestones above the first floor
I have a nice little boudoir and bedroom, at the end of a long passage on the first floor
Newman appeared not to hear these remarks, but preceded them to a couple of rooms on the first floor
, which some kind of attempt had been made to render habitable.
The wood had been soaked in oil, for in an instant it was ablaze, and a long, hissing, yellow flame licked over the heads of the defenders, and drove them further up to the first floor
of the keep.
At the first floor
we found that the hallway ran but halfway through, necessitating the crossing of a rear room full of green folk, ere we could reach the inner courtyard, so there was but one thing left for us to do, and that was to gain the second floor and the hallway through which I had traversed the length of the building.
When Philip was passing up a woman came out of a room on the first floor
, looked at him suspiciously, but made no remark.
What I was thinking of, my dear,' to Mrs Wilfer already seated in a corner with folded gloves, 'was, that as we have let our first floor
so well, and as we have now no place in which you could teach pupils even if pupils--'
The ground-floor here," the other replied, "belongs to a prosperous cigarette manufacturer who lives himself upon the first floor