She was understood to be wretchedly poor, and seemed to make it her choice to remain so; inasmuch as her affluent cousin, the Judge, had repeatedly offered her all the comforts of life, either in the old mansion
or his own modern residence.
Fain would I pause to dwell upon the world of charms that burst upon the enraptured gaze of my hero, as he entered the state parlor of Van Tassel's mansion
Cedric, though surprised, and perhaps not altogether agreeably so, at his ward appearing in public on this occasion, hastened to meet her, and to conduct her, with respectful ceremony, to the elevated seat at his own right hand, appropriated to the lady of the mansion
Whereupon, having sold all his meat, he left his horse and cart in charge of a friendly hostler and prepared to follow his mates to the Mansion
Nevertheless, in this mansion
of gloom I now proposed to myself a sojourn of some weeks.
The carriage stopped before a modest-looking house, which, however, did not have the appearance of a private mansion
You laugh and say that in such circumstances a hen-house is as good as a mansion
The proprietors of the mansion
had many years before thought it best to confine themselves to the possession of the house itself, with its thickly planted court-yard, opening into the Faubourg Saint-Honore, and to the garden shut in by this gate, which formerly communicated with a fine kitchen-garden of about an acre.
I was glad to be thus reminded of a purpose, long entertained, of visiting and rambling over the mansion
of the old royal governors of Massachusetts; and entering the arched passage, which penetrated through the middle of a brick row of shops, a few steps transported me from the busy heart of modern Boston into a small and secluded courtyard.
When General Washington first entered this mansion
," said Grandfather, "he was ushered up the staircase and shown into a handsome apartment.
Seymour Delafield glanced his eye impatiently around the apartment, as soon as he had paid the customary compliments to the mistress of the mansion
and her bevy of fair daughters; but a look of disappointment betrayed the search to be an unsuccessful one.
He looks upon it as a man may look at a vast nursery in an old, old mansion
where innumerable generations of his own people have learned to walk.
In the midst of this incongruous group of dwellings rose the mansion
of the Judge, towering above all its neighbors.
was situated in one of the most romantic parts of the Vale of Uske.
The remainder of Anne's time at Uppercross, comprehending only two days, was spent entirely at the Mansion
House; and she had the satisfaction of knowing herself extremely useful there, both as an immediate companion, and as assisting in all those arrangements for the future, which, in Mr and Mrs Musgrove's distressed state of spirits, would have been difficulties.