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.
Summary: Dhanbad (Jharkhand) [India], May 10 (ANI): Political temperature in Dhanbad is at its peak these days and it is incomplete without discussing Singh Mansion, the place which remained the power centre for decades.
To maintain and furnish the mansion, the nonprofit Illinois Executive Mansion Association was created to raise money.
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.
After the Harkness Mansion, the largest single-family homes in Manhattan -- as per their current taxable usage -- all fall under the 20,000-square-foot mark, according to data compiled by PropertyShark.com for The Real Deal.
MANSION, the online betting company, is putting a brave face on its unfortunate sponsorship association with Tottenham Hotspur.
With more than 600 acres of landscaped property and a palatial Beaux Arts mansion, the estate came to symbolize the enormous wealth accumulated by a privileged few during the Gilded Age.
1809, or Henry Izard's 1809 mansion, The Elms, built at Goose Creek.
Mansion, The Novel by William FAULKNER, first published in 1959 as the third volume of his Snopes trilogy.