The paper curtains dropped behind our travellers in every window, shutting from the air even the firelight of the cheerful apartments
, and when the horses of her father turned with a rapid whirl into the open gate of the mansion-house, and nothing stood before her but the cold dreary stone walls of the building, as she approached them through an avenue of young and leafless poplars, Elizabeth felt as if all the loveliness of the mountain-view had vanished like the fancies of a dream.
As I stepped into the apartment
, guards and prisoners saw me simultaneously.
There is one who is held here in the palace in a very beautiful apartment.
The old woman led Bertha Kircher to an adjoining apartment in the floor of which was a pool of water.
But when she saw that I was uninjured she stopped, and stood there in the center of the demolished apartment
looking at me.
Rouletabille asked me, in a low tone, to walk carefully, as we were passing the door of Mademoiselle Stangerson's apartment
Fentolin glided across the dim, empty spaces of the splendid apartment
, followed by the doctor; a ghostly little procession it seemed.
It was noon, and Monte Cristo had set apart one hour to be passed in the apartments
of Haidee, as though his oppressed spirit could not all at once admit the feeling of pure and unmixed joy, but required a gradual succession of calm and gentle emotions to prepare his mind to receive full and perfect happiness, in the same manner as ordinary natures demand to be inured by degrees to the reception of strong or violent sensations.
The first door on the left led into the princesses' apartments
It was afterwards discovered that these were no other than the apartments
formerly occupied by Lord Montbarry (on the first floor), and by Baron Rivar
He had been given one of the handsomest apartments
in the most magnificent palace in the world, and you can not wonder that his good fortune astonished and awed him until he grew used to his surroundings.
Mr Richard Swiveller's apartments
were in the neighbourhood of Drury Lane, and in addition to this convenience of situation had the advantage of being over a tobacconist's shop, so that he was enabled to procure a refreshing sneeze at any time by merely stepping out upon the staircase, and was saved the trouble and expense of maintaining a snuff-box.