The window frame which prevented anyone from sitting on the outer sill
was being forced out by two footmen, who were evidently flurried and intimidated by the directions and shouts of the gentlemen around.
Cocky had darted to the side, but, even as he darted, and as the cat landed on the sill
, the cat's paw flashed out sidewise and Cocky leaped straight up, beating the air with his wings so little used to flying.
Grasping the sill
I pulled myself up to a sitting posture without looking into the building, and gazed down at the baffled animal beneath me.
There was naught to keep me from that balcony now, and with a long, running leap I sprang far aloft until my hands grasped its lowest sill
The students stood up on their stools and craned their heads forward to get a better view of me, and two little girls jumped upon the sill
of an open window where they could see more plainly.
Witness Harker went to the open window and leaned out across the sill
, faint and sick.
Here is the print of a foot in mould upon the sill
The open window, the blood on the sill
, the queer card, the marks of boots in the corner, the gun
Of course I said fair and square at once what I had done, and why; then I showed the master the flies, some crushed and some crawling about helpless, and I showed him the wings on the window sill
I left him, miserable enough, leaning on the sill
of my window, with his face hidden in his hands and Penelope peeping through the door, longing to comfort him.
The room was upon the second floor of the house, and opposite the window to which their attention had been attracted was a large tree, a branch of which spread to within a few feet of the sill
The flame moved, flickered, and shone small but brilliant on the very sill