cellar door


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cellar door

A bulkhead, 4, often sloping or nearly horizontal.
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It passed, scrap- ing faintly across the cellar door. An age of almost intolerable suspense intervened; then I heard it fumbling at the latch!
While I was still doubtful, it rapped smartly against the cellar door and closed it.
The joker spent the remainder of the night, after church, in the cellar of a deserted house, and Nicodemus sat on the cellar door till toward breakfast-time to make sure that the prisoner remembered that if any noise was made, some rough treatment would be the consequence.
I took the liberty of pointing out to my gentleman that the whole business looked apocryphal, and that a man does not, in real life, walk into a cellar door at four in the morning and come out with another man's cheque for close upon a hundred pounds.
Grimaud has relieved Musqueton and has his foot on the cellar door."
We shut the cellar door behind us, and when they found the bag they spilt it out on the floor, and it was a lovely sight, all them yaller-boys.
Unbolting the cellar door, the girls announced to the invisible captive that they were through, and then departed much depressed.
She would hang about for hours outside the cellar door for the purpose of sneaking in on the first opportunity and lapping up the drippings from the beer-cask.
The boys were standing by the windmill, talking about the dog; some of them ran ahead to open the cellar door. When we descended, they all came down after us, and seemed quite as proud of the cave as the girls were.
Thereafter they had conducted me through the book-lined door of my undoing, down stone stairs leading to three cellar doors, one of which they had double-locked upon me.
Cellar Door, which has hosted parties for the best part of a decade, is well known for the underground dance events it threw at the former bank vault in the Grade II listed Portland House in Cardiff Bay.
Far from the LGBTQ bastions of San Francisco or New York, which this week is celebrating "World Pride" with great fanfare, the small Cellar Door Books store joined the movement a year ago.