Under his escort she went tardily forward to the main front, whose shuttered
windows, like sightless eyeballs, excluded the possibility of watchers.
The three blows were scarcely struck, when the inside blind was opened and a light appeared through the panes of the outside shutter
"We are not English," said my companion, watching me helplessly while I threw open the shutters
of one of the divisions of the wide high window.
Now, would you have the kindness to go into your room and bar your shutters
The house was readily found; for there were still many persons gazing up at the closed shutters
, with an objectless curiosity, from the opposite side of the way.
When Elizabeth was attired, she approached a window and drew its curtain, and throwing open its shutters
she endeavored to look abroad on the village and the lake.
The lower shutters
would not be closed at that hour; and if they were, she could lay her hand on the Bible, in its place on the parlor book-shelf, in the dark.
It had a wide door in front and a broad shutter
at each side.
A second door, leading from the bed-chamber into the yard, was locked; and the wooden shutter
protecting the one window of the room was carefully barred.
'Tis some one knocking softly at the shutter
. Who can it be!'
At this moment, the shutter
of a window opened, and disclosed the sallow face and the dark eyes of the young man, who with intense interest watched the scene which was preparing.
When I got back and entered, the king was within, and was opening the shutter
that closed the window-hole, to let in air and light.