Yes (exclaimed I) I cannot help thinking it must be somebody who knocks for admittance
A crowd who exhibit what they deem to be broken hearts--and among them many lovelorn maids and bachelors, and men of disappointed ambition in arts or politics, and the poor who were once rich, or who have sought to be rich in vain--the great majority of these may ask admittance
into some other fraternity.
I am determined, you see, not to be denied admittance
Some think to bear it by speaking a great word, and being peremptory; and go on, and take by admittance
, that which they cannot make good.
She feared General Tilney did not like her appearance: she found it was implied in his preventing her admittance
to his daughter, rather than postpone his own walk a few minutes.
For a long time she talked to me earnestly of a grand scheme on which she had set her heart, and ever and anon she tapped on me as if to get admittance
for her ideas.
As a European I can gain admittance
to their home and table.
SEVERAL days after Norman of Torn's visit to the castle of Leicester, a young knight appeared before the Earl's gates demanding admittance
to have speech with Simon de Montfort.
Rosa was announced simply as Rosa Gryphus; but as her name, well as it might sound, was unknown to the President, she was refused admittance
It was only the man's insistence that procured him admittance
at such an hour.
I am about to leave you forever; give me, therefore, one last proof of your affection and fidelity, for, according to our holy religion, a married man seeking admittance
at the gate of Heaven is required to swear that he has never defiled himself with an unworthy woman.
The boughs of the trees tapped significantly on the window panes, as if asking for admittance
exclaimed suddenly a child that stood crying at the door and knocking for admittance
, while the rain poured down, and the wind made all the windows rattle.
But to proceed in my story: the qualifications which he then possessed so well recommended him, that, though the people of quality at that time lived separate from the rest of the company, and excluded them from all their parties, Mr Fitzpatrick found means to gain admittance
After many fruitless attempts to gain admittance
to the prison, he found a strongly grated window in an unguarded part of the building, which lighted the dungeon of the unfortunate Muhammadan, who, loaded with chains, waited in despair the execution of the barbarous sentence.