The house was readily found; for there were still many persons gazing up at the closed shutters, with an objectless curiosity, from the opposite side of the way.
This idea, however simple it may now seem, escaped the police for the same reason that the breadth of the shutters escaped them - because, by the affair of the nails, their perceptions had been hermetically sealed against the possibility of the windows having ever been opened at all.
Some- thing big appeared in the air before the shutter
, the rifle went overboard, and the man stepped back swiftly, looked at me over his shoulder in an extraordinary, pro- found, familiar manner, and fell upon my feet.
Elizabeth and her friend had not yet lost their senses in sleep, and the howlings of the northwest wind were heard around the buildings, and brought with them that exquisite sense of comfort that is ever excited under such circumstances, in an apartment where the fire has not yet ceased to glimmer, and curtains, and shutters, and feathers unite to preserve the desired temperature.
When Elizabeth was attired, she approached a window and drew its curtain, and throwing open its shutters she endeavored to look abroad on the village and the lake.
I mean only from one of those windows--such grand ones as you have here--if you will let me open the shutters.
We are not English," said my companion, watching me helplessly while I threw open the shutters of one of the divisions of the wide high window.
As soon as he opened the shutters
the moonlight, as if it had long been watching for this, burst into the room.
From beneath the half-raised shutters
of the bungalow other bowmen did effective service in greater security, and after the first assault, Mugambi withdrew his entire force within the building.
By the last rays of the setting sun I looked at the familiar row of windows in front, and saw that the shutters
were all closed.
There was no flag flying on the round tower; the School-house windows were all shuttered
up; and when the flag went up again, and the shutters
came down, it would be to welcome a stranger.
were closed, there were few flies, and it was so clean that Levin was anxious that Laska, who had been running along the road and bathing in puddles, should not muddy the floor, and ordered her to a place in the corner by the door.
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