Reappearing presently in a sou'wester and oilskins, he ran off through the rain and vaulted
over the gate with ridiculous elegance.
The king's kitchen is indeed a noble building, vaulted
at top, and about six hundred feet high.
I found myself in a large, vaulted
room, lighted by tapers, scented with aloes and ambergris, standing in golden candle-sticks, whilst gold and silver lamps hung from the ceiling.
She then had recourse to the golden pomegranate, and on opening it found that all the seeds were as many little violins which flew up in the vaulted
roof and at once began playing melodiously.
Feeble gleams of encrimsoned light made their way through the trellised panes, and served to render sufficiently distinct the more prominent objects around; the eye, however, struggled in vain to reach the remoter angles of the chamber, or the recesses of the vaulted
and fretted ceiling.
Once I got a fright, for, seeing Lord Godalming suddenly turn and look out of the vaulted
door into the dark passage beyond, I looked too, and for an instant my heart stood still.