They were succeeded by a clanking noise, deep down below; as if some person were dragging a heavy chain over the casks in the wine merchant's cellar
He seemed half mad and told me that the body of a scene-shifter had been found hanging in the third cellar
under the stage, between a farm-house and a scene from the Roi de Lahore.
had then beaten the tavern-keeper "with offensive cudgels," and joyously pillaged the tavern, even to smashing in the hogsheads of wine in the cellar
The Emperor sees with regret that the picked soldiers appointed to guard his person, who should set an example of discipline, carry disobedience to such a point that they break into the cellars
and stores containing army supplies.
The rooms were dried by steam; the cellars
were stocked; the manager collected round him his army of skilled servants; and the new hotel was advertised all over Europe to open in October.
All these dark and direful ceremonies being at length completed, the table was put aside, the chair of state removed, the sceptre locked up in its usual cupboard, the doors of communication between the three cellars
thrown freely open, and the 'Prentice Knights resigned themselves to merriment.
He tramped out through the long cellar
and dropped the heavy door behind him.
The joker spent the remainder of the night, after church, in the cellar
of a deserted house, and Nicodemus sat on the cellar
door till toward breakfast-time to make sure that the prisoner remembered that if any noise was made, some rough treatment would be the consequence.
Then the Reverend Hobson opened up, slow and solemn, and begun to talk; and straight off the most outrageous row busted out in the cellar
a body ever heard; it was only one dog, but he made a most powerful racket, and he kept it up right along; the parson he had to stand there, over the coffin, and wait -- you couldn't hear yourself think.
Joseph mumbled indistinctly in the depths of the cellar
, but gave no intimation of ascending; so his master dived down to him, leaving me VIS-A-VIS the ruffianly bitch and a pair of grim shaggy sheep-dogs, who shared with her a jealous guardianship over all my movements.
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
Here he not only found the keenest interest and sympathy in his air-castles of invention, but also was given permission to use the cellar
of the house as his workshop.