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Our white frame house, with a storey and half-storey above the basement, stood at the east end of what I might call the farmyard, with the windmill close by the kitchen door.
Dinah, who required large intervals of reflection and repose, and was studious of ease in all her arrangements, was seated on the kitchen floor, smoking a short, stumpy pipe, to which she was much addicted, and which she always kindled up, as a sort of censer, whenever she felt the need of an inspiration in her arrangements.
I know why Hareton never speaks, when I am in the kitchen,' she exclaimed, on another occasion.
The floor was littered with smashed hardware; the end of the kitchen towards the house was broken into, and since the daylight shone in there, it was evident the greater part of the house had collapsed.
I should like it pretty much such a room as this kitchen," answered Tabitha.
Seth overheard this, and coming into the kitchen again, as his mother rose from her chair, he said, "Adam's asleep in the workshop, mother.
And when they came back into the kitchen, there lay Ashputtel among the ashes; for she had slipped down on the other side of the tree, and carried her beautiful clothes back to the bird at the hazel-tree, and then put on her little grey frock.
She walked out of the kitchen ahead of them and pausing in the hall raised the lamp at arm's-length, as if to light them up the stairs.
Having settled the difficulty of the conflicting doors, he had to steer sharply to the right to avoid the kitchen.
Having already given up their own room to their lodgers, the landlord and landlady had no other place to sleep in than the kitchen.
The room next to the kitchen looked into the garden.
A door of communication leading into the kitchen of the cottage had been torn from its hinges, and used to carry the men wounded in the skirmish from the field.
The kitchen door stood open, and he gazed so long and hard into the black aperture that it seemed almost that a farmer's wife must emerge at any moment.
He then demanded his billets, together with a mug of beer, and complaining it was cold, spread himself before the kitchen fire.
I--I'm afraid you'll have ter have bread and milk in the kitchen with me.