Presently the sound of the voices became fainter, and once again I took up my hazardous ascent, now more difficult, since more circuitous, for I must climb so as to avoid the windows
Rumour of their approach having gone before, they found the garden-doors fast closed, the windows
made secure, and the house profoundly dark: not a light being visible in any portion of the building.
In speaking of the rooms on the ground floor I have mentioned incidentally the verandah outside them, on which they all opened by means of French windows
, extending from the cornice to the floor.
As to the windows
of the pavilion, there are four; the one window
of The Yellow Room and those of the laboratory looking out on to the country; the window
in the vestibule looking into the park.
The boxes were very high, and the children knew that they must not creep over them; so they often obtained permission to get out of the windows
to each other, and to sit on their little stools among the roses, where they could play delight fully.
Across the road beyond the green palings and the close-cropped lawn, behind the curtains of their creeper-framed windows
, sat the two old ladies, Miss Bertha and Miss Monica Williams, looking out as from a private box at all that was being enacted before them.
There are four windows
altogether, one a little way from this one, but just out of sight.
The climate had kept its promise, and the change of season from winter to spring had made very little difference, so that Helen, who was sitting in the drawing-room with a pen in her hand, could keep the windows
open though a great fire of logs burnt on one side of her.
In the third place, the back windows
of the second floor had been open, on each occasion when I had seen them--most probably to air the house, which could not be ventilated from the front during the hot summer weather, in consequence of the shut-up condition of all the windows
She ate a great deal and afterward fell asleep herself, and Mary sat and stared at her and watched her fine bonnet slip on one side until she herself fell asleep once more in the corner of the carriage, lulled by the splashing of the rain against the windows
The night was hot, and the windows
of the staircase were all wide open.
Arriving, at length, in streets remoter and less-frequented than those through which he has passed, he walks beneath tottering house-fronts projecting over the pavement, dismantled walls that seem to totter as he passes, chimneys half crushed half hesitating to fall, windows
guarded by rusty iron bars that time and dirt have almost eaten away, every imaginable sign of desolation and neglect.