A mango grew in front of the house
, and at the edge of the clearing were two flamboyants, twin trees, that challenged the gold of the cocoa-nuts with their scarlet flowers.
Four days before, sentinels of the Preobrazhensk regiment had stood in front of the house
to which Balashev was conducted, and now two French grenadiers stood there in blue uniforms unfastened in front and with shaggy caps on their heads, and an escort of hussars and Uhlans and a brilliant suite of aides-de-camp, pages, and generals, who were waiting for Napoleon to come out, were standing at the porch, round his saddle horse and his Mameluke, Rustan.
The stream is brimful now, and lies high in this little withy plantation, and half drowns the grassy fringe of the croft in front of the house
. As I look at the full stream, the vivid grass, the delicate bright-green powder softening the outline of the great trunks and branches that gleam from under the bare purple boughs, I am in love with moistness, and envy the white ducks that are dipping their heads far into the water here among the withes, unmindful of the awkward appearance they make in the drier world above.
When he reached the yard in front of the house
, he flung him to the ground, put a foot on his neck, and said to him roughly: "It is late now and it's time for bed.
Presently both men started from their seats in surprise: a long vine that covered half the front of the house
and dangled its branches from the edge of the porch above them was visibly and audibly agitated, shaking violently in every stem and leaf.
In the afternoon we were harnessed and put in the carriage, and as the stable clock struck three we were led round to the front of the house
. It was all very grand, and three or four times as large as the old house at Birtwick, but not half so pleasant, if a horse may have an opinion.
In front of the house
was a great stone trough, so she said to the child: 'Take the pail, Red-Cap; I made some sausages yesterday, so carry the water in which I boiled them to the trough.' Red-Cap carried until the great trough was quite full.
Once on the roof of the tavern, it has been proved, by experiment, that a man might cut through the trap-door, while lying down on it, and that in such a position, the parapet in front of the house
would conceal him from the view of anyone passing in the street.
Then placing an arm around Edna's waist, she led her to the front of the house
, to the salon, where it was cool and sweet with the odor of great roses that stood upon the hearth in jars.
Away, in front of the house
, the distant grating of carriage wheels told of the arrival of Miss Ladd's guests, and of the speedy beginning of the ceremonies of the day.
Pyncheon Street, in front of the House
of the Seven Gables, was a far pleasanter scene than a by-lane, confined by shabby fences, and bordered with wooden dwellings of the meaner class, could reasonably be expected to present.
The housekeeper's room was rather nearer to the front of the house
than the pantry in which Ames had been working.