She put up her hand softly and touched first the shining brass knocker
and then the red bricks, glowing in the October sun.
As Scrooge looked fixedly at this phenomenon, it was a knocker
But she caught even as she spoke a rat-tat-tat of the knocker
, which struck her as a sign.
He hammered loudly at the knocker
and pulled at the bell, but without any success.
Not only had this black-hearted knocker
on floors a pleasant voice, but, in addition, a pleasing exterior.
When one knows how to look, one finds the spirit of a century, and the physiognomy of a king, even in the knocker
on a door.
This was D'Artagnan, who had come alone to the gate, and finding nobody to hold his stirrup, had tied his horse to the knocker
and announced himself.
They were very ashamed, but Tootles gave the sole of his shoe, and it made an excellent knocker
Silverstein is a dub, and a softy, and a knocker
," he said good-humoredly.
So urgent a message had not been issued within the memory of old lay-brother Athanasius, who had cleaned the Abbey knocker
since the year after the Battle of Bannockburn.
Then with common accord turned their eyes back to the street door, closed, massive, dark; the great, clear-brass knocker
shining in a quiet slant of sunshine cut by a diagonal line of heavy shade filling the further end of the street.
The fourth time, before he had time to lose his courage, he grasped the knocker
and made a faint sound with it.
She had the street laid knee-deep with straw; and the knocker
put by with Mr.
This is a good house; look at the knocker
and the electric bell.
Considerably refreshed by this ablution, both in mind and body, and almost sobered for the time, he dried himself as he best could; then crossed the road, and plied the knocker
of the Middle Temple gate.