Gradually, the staircase that led to the garret
, and even the passage-way to the staircase, were avoided by every one in the house, from every one fearing to speak of it, and the legend was gradually falling into desuetude.
Thanks be, I'm done with geometry, learning or teaching it," said Anne Shirley, a trifle vindictively, as she thumped a somewhat battered volume of Euclid into a big chest of books, banged the lid in triumph, and sat down upon it, looking at Diana Wright across the Green Gables garret
, with gray eyes that were like a morning sky.
These parlors are both too small for such parties of our friends as I hope to see often collected here; and I have some thoughts of throwing the passage into one of them with perhaps a part of the other, and so leave the remainder of that other for an entrance; this, with a new drawing room which may be easily added, and a bed-chamber and garret
above, will make it a very snug little cottage.
I did write them - in the garret
- but they by no means helped her to get on with her work, for when I finished a chapter I bounded downstairs to read it to her, and so short were the chapters, so ready was the pen, that I was back with new manuscript before another clout had been added to the rug.
Having adopted in its place a dirty cotton nightcap, and groped about in the dark till he found a remnant of candle, he knocked at the partition which divided the two garrets
, and inquired, in a loud voice, whether Mr Noggs had a light.
Therefore no one inhabits it, only, you see this garret
has two windows which look out upon the Place.
You hounded wild Rousseau into the meanest garret
of the Rue St.
But," said Grandfather, "our chair, after all, was not destined to spend the remainder of its days in the inglorious obscurity of a garret
There were no stairs from the upper floor to the garret
above, this ascent being made by means of a wooden ladder which De Vac pulled up after him, closing and securing the aperture, through which he climbed with his burden, by means of a heavy trapdoor equipped with thick bars.
To-morrow, at sunrise," he repeated, taking his lamp to retire to bed, "I'll see whether this treasure be hid in the wall of the garret
One night Luigi, burning with a sort of fever, induced by a toil under which his strength was beginning to give way, opened the casement of his garret
to breathe the morning air, and shake off, for a moment, the burden of his care.
With great activity, considering his bulk, he sprang up the steps and squeezed through into the garret
, and immediately afterwards we heard his exulting voice proclaiming that he had found the trap-door.
So Becky bowed Jos out of her little garret
with as much grace as if it was a palace of which she did the honours; and that heavy gentleman having disappeared down the stairs, Max and Fritz came out of their hole, pipe in mouth, and she amused herself by mimicking Jos to them as she munched her cold bread and sausage and took draughts of her favourite brandy-and-water.
On an exceptionally hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret
in which he lodged in S.
Vot sort of a place is dot for a woman to bear a child in-- up in a garret
, mit only a ladder to it?