Mansion, The

Mansion, The

shows material advantages of respectability winning over kinship. [Am. Lit.: The Mansion, Hart, 520]
See: Greed
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As the Palmer, lighted by a domestic with a torch, past through the intricate combination of apartments of this large and irregular mansion, the cupbearer coming behind him whispered in his ear, that if he had no objection to a cup of good mead in his apartment, there were many domestics in that family who would gladly hear the news he had brought from the Holy Land, and particularly that which concerned the Knight of Ivanhoe.
And so, as we have said, the iron gate leading into the kitchen-garden had been closed up and left to the rust, which bade fair before long to eat off its hinges, while to prevent the ignoble glances of the diggers and delvers of the ground from presuming to sully the aristocratic enclosure belonging to the mansion, the gate had been boarded up to a height of six feet.
In addition to exploring the mansion, the website showcases a wide range of artwork by Louisiana artists, which is displayed throughout the year.
Just like the Disney Haunted Mansion, the "Amityville" house for sale isn't the real deal.
Rick Perry and the first lady are expected to return to the mansion, the oldest of its kind west of the Mississippi River, late next month.
MANSION, the online betting company, is putting a brave face on its unfortunate sponsorship association with Tottenham Hotspur.
In addition to the haunted mansion, the show includes a Halloween store, a make-up artist who will attach bloody bolts and screws to willing victims, and a display of props from feature movies, including the soon- to-be released movie ``Quills'' based on the sadomasochistic writings of the Marquis de Sade.
1809, or Henry Izard's 1809 mansion, The Elms, built at Goose Creek.
Located on Amberson Avenue just steps from the McCook Mansion, The McCook Reed Mansion is 8,000 square feet and includes two beautifully appointed sitting rooms, a glass mosaic fireplace and three floors with unique suites and architectural surprises from the past.
Also in 2006, Graceland Mansion, the most famous home in America after The White House, was designated a National Historic Landmark in recognition of the fact that Elvis Presley lived there.