The young tenant in the chair allowed these thoughts to file, soft- shod, through his mind, while there drifted into the room furnished sounds and furnished scents.
Then, suddenly, as he rested there, the room was filled with the strong, sweet odour of mignonette.
We ran to the ladder, but at the moment of reaching it, Daddy Jacques drew my attention to the half-open door of the little semi-circular room
, situated under the terrace, at the extremity of the right wing of the chateau, having the terrace for its roof.
It was his habit, in these cases of Bacchanalian emergency, to stagger obstinately into his room
on the ground-floor, to take the model-ship out of the cupboard, and to try if he could proceed with the never-to-be-completed employment of setting up the rigging.
He began to tell little lies about business engagements that would give him freedom to walk alone in the street at night and, the chance offering, he secretly re-rented the room
fac- ing Washington Square.
And nine years, Catherine knew, was a trifle of time, compared with what generally elapsed after the death of an injured wife, before her room
was put to rights.
So Dorothy said good-bye to all her friends except Toto, and taking the dog in her arms followed the green girl through seven passages and up three flights of stairs until they came to a room
at the front of the Palace.
I am afraid you are not quite comfortable here," she said, turning away from his fixed stare, and looking about the room
I ran into Strickland's room
and asked him whether he was ill and had been calling for me.
Descending from the table, she left the parlour, and went upstairs, intending to enter the room
overhead, which was the bedchamber at the back of the drawing-room
Most eagerly of all her mind turned to the wondrously exciting problem about to be solved: behind which of all these fascinating doors was waiting now her room
--the dear, beautiful room
full of curtains, rugs, and pictures, that was to be her very own?
She was again in the room
in which I had witnessed her Will, resting on the sofa, and trying to get a little sleep.