Allan the next day, "and it seemed like years while the flat was drifting down to the bridge and the water rising in it every moment.
The flat drifted under the bridge and then promptly sank in midstream.
The flat began to leak and I climbed out on the pile.
Plans were out for the erection of flats in Magnolia Road also.
Then Leonard entered Block B of the flats, and turned, not upstairs, but down, into what is known to house agents as a semi-basement, and to other men as a cellar.
Flambeau's semi-official flat was on the ground floor, and presented in every way a marked contrast to the American machinery and cold hotel-like luxury of the flat of the Silent Service.
and, plunging into the flat, had explored, every corner and cupboard of it in five minutes.
Terrace rose above terrace, and the special tower of flats they sought, rose above them all to almost Egyptian height, gilt by the level sunset.
Frome had been driving me over to the Flats for about a week when one morning I looked out of my window into a thick snow-fall.
The railroad's blocked by a freight-train that got stuck in a drift below the Flats," he explained, as we jogged off into the stinging whiteness.
We're kinder side-tracked here now," he added, "but there was considerable passing before the railroad was carried through to the Flats.
His greatest risk, according to Raffles, lay nearest home: bedridden invalid that he was supposed to be, his nightly terror was of running into Theobald's arms in the immediate neighborhood of the flat.
Instead of going downstairs, Raffles led me up two flights, and so out upon a perfectly flat roof.
He laughed and shook the vision from his eyes, descended to the level, and crossed the flat
He impounded the dispersing Butteridge plans with one comprehensive sweep of his arm, rescuing them even from the expository finger-marks of the man with the flat
voice, and handed them to Bert.