There are thousands of churches in Italy, each with untold millions of treasures stored away in its closets
, and each with its battalion of priests to be supported.
Casaubon himself was lost among small closets
and winding stairs, and in an agitated dimness about the Cabeiri, or in an exposure of other mythologists' ill-considered parallels, easily lost sight of any purpose which had prompted him to these labors.
In the closets
he discovered many fancy costumes of rich velvets and brocades, and one of the attendants told him to dress himself in any of the clothes that pleased him and to be prepared to dine with the Princess and Dorothy in an hour's time.
The royal dressmakers had the little girl's measure, so they kept the closets
in her dressing room filled with lovely dresses of every description and suitable for every occasion.
At one side of the bedroom was a dainty dressing-room with closets
containing a large assortment of fresh clothing; and beyond this was the bath--a large room having a marble pool big enough to swim in, with white marble steps leading down to the water.
Fanny brought out her "rags" and was astonished to see how many she had, for chair, sofa, bed, and bureau were covered, and still Maud, who was burrowing in the closets
, kept crying, "Here 's another.
Wooden floors and fireplaces are commonly kept sacred to heads of bureaus and divisions; and so are closets
, wardrobes, mahogany tables, sofas and armchairs covered with red or green morocco, silk curtains, and other articles of administrative luxury.
He peered in ever corner of the great dwelling and, taking a bright key, he opened three closets
full of nectar and lovely ambrosia.
They have water in it, and the pantries and closets
are beautiful, and there is not another such cellar in P.
The dark square lumbering bedsteads seemed built for restless dreams; the musty hangings seemed to creep in scanty folds together, whispering among themselves, when rustled by the wind, their trembling knowledge of the tempting wares that lurked within the dark and tight-locked closets
I don't know how long she would have gone on "conversing" and, incidentally, helping to supervise the beautifully stocked linen closets
of that well-to-do German household, if the man of it had not developed in the intervals of his avocations (he was a merchant and a thoroughly domesticated character) a psychological resemblance to the Bournemouth old lady.
As he did not, however, outwardly express any such disgust, it would be an ill office in us to pay a visit to the inmost recesses of his mind, as some scandalous people search into the most secret affairs of their friends, and often pry into their closets
and cupboards, only to discover their poverty and meanness to the world.