It was all in one great room, like a circus amphitheater, with a gallery
for visitors running over the center.
When he appeared with his stocking disordered (its disorder expressed, according to usage, by one very neat fold in the top, which I suppose to be always got up with a flat iron), a conversation took place in the gallery
respecting the paleness of his leg, and whether it was occasioned by the turn the ghost had given him.
This rough expostulation was addressed to no other than our acquaintance Isaac, who, richly and even magnificently dressed in a gaberdine ornamented with lace and lined with fur, was endeavouring to make place in the foremost row beneath the gallery
for his daughter, the beautiful Rebecca, who had joined him at Ashby, and who was now hanging on her father's arm, not a little terrified by the popular displeasure which seemed generally excited by her parent's presumption.
The number of people increased, and, in less than half all hour, the island was moved and raised in such a manner, that the lowest gallery
appeared in a parallel of less then a hundred yards distance from the height where I stood.
Don Quixote had got so far with his song, to which the duke, the duchess, Altisidora, and nearly the whole household of the castle were listening, when all of a sudden from a gallery
above that was exactly over his window they let down a cord with more than a hundred bells attached to it, and immediately after that discharged a great sack full of cats, which also had bells of smaller size tied to their tails.
To judge from the size of the place, this Palace of Green Porcelain had a great deal more in it than a Gallery
of Palaeontology; possibly historical galleries; it might be, even a library
Exploring, however, one of the side wings of the gallery
, after making a sign to Porthos to explore the other, he saw, all at once, at his left, a tub containing an orange tree, which had been pushed out of its place and in its place an open aperture.
The latter then led towards the gardens the major part of the beaux, the ladies and the chatterers, whilst the men walked in the gallery
, lighted by three hundred wax-lights, in the sight of all; the admirers of fireworks all ran away towards the garden.
George apologized, and soon came to the shooting gallery
, the door of which was closed.
They returned to the hall, that the chief staircase might be ascended, and the beauty of its wood, and ornaments of rich carving might be pointed out: having gained the top, they turned in an opposite direction from the gallery
in which her room lay, and shortly entered one on the same plan, but superior in length and breadth.
The reader has, probably, not forgotten the impudent beggar who had been clinging fast to the fringes of the cardinal's gallery
ever since the beginning of the prologue.
He had arranged to meet Sally on Saturday in the National Gallery