They talked about it, sipping their coffee on the ruined portico
. Mam'selle Pauline was terribly excited; the flush that throbbed into her pale, nervous face showed it; and she locked her thin fingers in and out incessantly.
For a moment she directed her steps toward the portico
-- then turned, and looked about her, doubtful where to go, or what to do next.
When Mademoiselle Cormon reached the level of the portico she looked about her courtyard with an air of satisfaction.
Then, at a gesture from her mistress, she ran headlong down the steps of the portico.
The postilion, a friend of his, took pride in making a fine turn-in, and drew up sharply before the portico. The abbe came forward to greet his guest, whose carriage was emptied with a speed that highwaymen might put into the operation; the chaise itself was rolled into the coach-house, the gates closed, and in a few moments all signs of Monsieur de Troisville's arrival had disappeared.
He recollected, however,(talking of the porticoes
,) that one affixed to an inferior palace in a kind of suburb called Carnac, consisted of a hundred and forty-four columns, thirty-seven feet in circumference, and twenty-five feet apart.
Hamel and Gerald stood under the great stone portico
She paused for a few moments in the portico
to finish buttoning her gloves.
"I follow the fate of the Ottoman porticos
as I do for other works here," said Durgut, adding that one third of the porticos
were removed and moved to a warehouse in Muzdalifah.
"The architecture of the building consists of a Doric basement, four Ionic porticos
, surmounted by a Corinthian tower.