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"And the cards I ordered to be engraved as soon as you knew the number of the house?"
At length they were heard approaching the house, and some minutes of terrible anxiety ensued.
In such employments as these they were interrupted soon after breakfast the next day by the entrance of their landlord, who called to welcome them to Barton, and to offer them every accommodation from his own house and garden in which theirs might at present be deficient.
The house whirled around two or three times and rose slowly through the air.
What kind of a great house was this, that all the parish should start and stare to be asked the way to it?
From a window at the upper part of the house she saw Ed Handby cross the street and sit down on a horse block before the house of a neighbor.
However tempting it might be for the French to blame Rostopchin's ferocity and for Russians to blame the scoundrel Bonaparte, or later on to place an heroic torch in the hands of their own people, it is impossible not to see that there could be no such direct cause of the fire, for Moscow had to burn as every village, factory, or house must burn which is left by its owners and in which strangers are allowed to live and cook their porridge.
An average house in this neighborhood costs perhaps eight hundred dollars, and to lay up this sum will take from ten to fifteen years of the laborer's life, even if he is not encumbered with a family -- estimating the pecuniary value of every man's labor at one dollar a day, for if some receive more, others receive less; -- so that he must have spent more than half his life commonly before his wigwam will be earned.
4 o'clock, by which time one of the best finished houses in the Province had nothing remaining but the bare walls and floors.
Windows there are none in our houses: for the light comes to us alike in our homes and out of them, by day and by night, equally at all times and in all places, whence we know not.
He had advanced midway across the garden, when he was startled by the sound of footsteps in the lane--at that part of it which skirted one of the corners of the house. Hastening forward, he placed himself behind a projection in the wall, so as to see the person pass across the stream of light from the uncovered window of the room that he had left.
The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers; and shall have the sole Power of Impeachment.
The main bulk of the trade goods, which was not distributed, Bashti had carried up to his own large grass house. All the wealth of gear was stored in the several canoe houses.
Jurgis was determined that Teta Elzbieta should stay at home to keep house, and that Ona should help her.
"You positively refuse to let me have this crazy old house, and the land under and adjoining, at the price named?"