The lovely palace had no other occupant
, for the Nome King had left her at the entrance, which closed behind her, and in all the magnificent rooms there appeared to be no other person.
At Cambridge College the mere rent of a student's room, which is only a little larger than my own, is thirty dollars each year, though the corporation had the advantage of building thirty-two side by side and under one roof, and the occupant
suffers the inconvenience of many and noisy neighbors, and perhaps a residence in the fourth story.
The boat contained four men, and its fifth occupant
was certainly a woman.
rolled out over the snow, and the fleetest of the wolves sprang upon them.
I thought the windows of the sets of chambers into which those houses were divided, were in every stage of dilapidated blind and curtain, crippled flower-pot, cracked glass, dusty decay, and miserable makeshift; while To Let To Let To Let, glared at me from empty rooms, as if no new wretches ever came there, and the vengeance of the soul of Barnard were being slowly appeased by the gradual suicide of the present occupants
and their unholy interment under the gravel.
The other occupants
of the room, five in number, were all females, and they were still sleeping, piled high with a motley array of silks and furs.
Laurence would sometimes sit a whole hour, especially at twilight, gazing at the chair, and, by the spell of his imaginations, summoning up its ancient occupants
to appear in it again.
That there might also prove to be human occupants
and that they were of a malevolent character was suggested by the skeleton impaled upon the bamboos, which could not have got there had it not been dropped from above.
She did not know what the other occupants
said to her as she entered, though she answered them; and when they had started anew she rode along with an inward and not an outward eye.
It had rocked a trifle beneath my weight, but it had been the scraping of its side against the side of my own boat that had seemed most likely to alarm its occupants
, if there were any.
With a wild neigh of terror the animal fell bodily into the pit, drawing the buggy and its occupants
If its occupants
were killed or badly injured the ape-man might search futilely in their immediate vicinity for some time before finding them.
So close were the two canoes to one another that the black had only an opportunity to note the white face in the bow of the oncoming craft before the two touched and his own men were upon their feet, yelling like mad devils and thrusting their long spears at the occupants
of the other canoe.
And when they had killed the occupants
of the car they found that Simon de Montfort was not among them, but instead he had fastened there three important citizens of London, old men and influential, who had opposed him, and aided and abetted the King.
All three were equally new, but numbers one and two were curtained and sedate, with a human, sociable look to them; while number three, with yawning door and unkempt garden, had apparently only just received its furniture and made itself ready for its occupants