There was a pleasant sunny window, where she had often sat singing at her sewing; there a little case of books, and various little fancy articles, ranged by them, the gifts of Christmas holidays; there was her simple wardrobe in the closet
and in the drawers:--here was, in short, her home; and, on the whole, a happy one it had been to her.
And when I brought out the baked apples from the closet
, and hoped our friends would be so very obliging as to take some, `Oh
And I am sure Lucy would have done just the same by me; for a year or two back, when Martha Sharpe and I had so many secrets together, she never made any bones of hiding in a closet
, or behind a chimney-board, on purpose to hear what we said.
Reed surveyed me at times with a severe eye, but seldom addressed me: since my illness, she had drawn a more marked line of separation than ever between me and her own children; appointing me a small closet
to sleep in by myself, condemning me to take my meals alone, and pass all my time in the nursery, while my cousins were constantly in the drawing-room.
In fact, it formed a little closet
, and the ledge of a window, which it enclosed, served as a table.
Cruncher's apartments were not in a savoury neighbourhood, and were but two in number, even if a closet
with a single pane of glass in it might be counted as one.
Besides the gold-fish in the pond at the bottom of his garden, he had rabbits in the pantry, white mice in his piano, a squirrel in the linen closet
and a hedgehog in the cellar.
I had, in this closet
, a field-bed and a hammock, hung from the ceiling, two chairs and a table, neatly screwed to the floor, to prevent being tossed about by the agitation of the horse or the coach.
Before entering his closet
the king desired to be informed the moment the cardinal arrived.
The delighted builder then offered his services in providing a suitable crew for the little vessel, but this Dantes declined with many thanks, saying he was accustomed to cruise about quite alone, and his principal pleasure consisted in managing his yacht himself; the only thing the builder could oblige him in would be to contrive a sort of secret closet
in the cabin at his bed's head, the closet
to contain three divisions, so constructed as to be concealed from all but himself.
Mazarin shrugged his shoulders and pretended to despise the populace; but he turned visibly pale and ran to his closet
, trembling all over, locked up his gold and jewels in his caskets and put his finest diamonds on his fingers.
She gained the landing at the moment when Montalais, as in all scenes of surprises, shut the closet
by leaning with her back against the door.