By the time we had placed the cold, fresh-smelling little tree in a corner of the sitting-room
, it was already Christmas Eve.
He gave me another significant look as he passed on into the sitting-room
Legree was often wont, when in a gracious humor, to get these two worthies into his sitting-room
, and, after warming them up with whiskey, amuse himself by setting them to singing, dancing or fighting, as the humor took him.
I take up my traveling-bag; I leave my letters on the sitting-room
table; and I descend the stairs to the house door.
Then he went back to the sitting-room
, settled himself anew, and began to read a volume of Ruskin.
He drew it out, and recognized the letter which he had picked up in the sitting-room
s ome hours since.
Tess had spoken to her husband from the doorway, without entering the dining-room, and Mrs Brooks, who stood within the partly-closed door of her own sitting-room
at the back of the passage, could hear fragments of the conversation--if conversation it could be called--between those two wretched souls.
It was her habit to sit in a window of her sitting-room
on the ground floor, as if watching calmly for life and fashion to flow northward to her solitary doors.