great chamber


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great chamber

A chamber within the great room of a manor house.
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Without waiting for a further invitation I bolted up the winding runway which led to the second floor, and entering a great chamber at the front of the building was greeted by the frenzied Woola, who threw his great carcass upon me, nearly hurling me to the floor; the poor old fellow was so glad to see me that I thought he would devour me, his head split from ear to ear, showing his three rows of tusks in his hobgoblin smile.
The ceremony is performed in his majesty's great chamber of state, where the candidates are to undergo a trial of dexterity very different from the former, and such as I have not observed the least resemblance of in any other country of the new or old world.
Carthoris and Thuvia turned their eyes in the direction of the several doorways which pierced the walls of the great chamber.
Carthoris moved to Thuvia's side, and, standing there with naked sword, he let his brave eyes roam ceaselessly about the great chamber, that no foe might spring upon them unseen.
The Lord Loring commands," said the boy, "that you will follow me to the great chamber, and await him there.
The great chamber five toises* square, which he had at the Louvre, with its huge chimney-piece loaded with twelve great beasts and thirteen great prophets, and his grand bed, eleven feet by twelve, pleased him but little.
In 1597 it was purchased for PS120 in 1597 and had a Great Chamber and Gallery, as well as over 20 rooms and ten fireplaces.
THE great chamber of one of Wales' most important historical houses is to be opened to the public for the first time in its present state following a painstaking two-year restoration.
Whatever may be the case, the design of the building, with ornate crenellated wall beams and even an indoor loo just off the Great Chamber on the first floor, sug-gests the intention was to "show off", said Ken.
In addition, a refusal would also mean that Switzerland essentially ignores the numerous calls of Swiss and international NGOs for a revision appeal at the Great Chamber of the ECHR, including positions of recognized international experts in genocide research and in human rights.
He spent several months filming the Juilliard School's Attacca String Quartet as they learned Opus 131, coached by some of the world's great chamber musicians.
Peter Sulski, violin/viola and artistic director, said back in 2006 that while Worcester has seen many great chamber performances over the years, the word Worcester in front of an ensemble had hitherto been missing.