A SILKEN-EARED Spaniel, who traced his descent from King Charles the Second of England, chanced to look into a mirror which was leaning against the wainscoting of a room on the ground floor
of his mistress's house.
We reached the chateau, and, as we approached it, saw four gendarmes pacing in front of a little door in the ground floor
of the donjon.
I got in late and was shown to my room on the ground floor
by an apologetic night-clerk with a tallow candle, which he considerately left with me.
As for the once-desolate and disused ground floor
of the building, it was now transformed, by means of splendid dining-rooms, reception-rooms, billiard-rooms, and smoking-rooms, into a palace by itself.
It was a small room on the ground floor
, with a tiny window under the stairway.
Have you any chamber on the ground floor
where these gentlemen can wait near a good fire?
Although they were still at work on the cornices outside and were painting on the ground floor
, upstairs almost all the rooms were finished.
Sketch me the plan of that floor, as you have done of the ground floor
, my boy.
They were on the ground floor
, and Juliet opened the door.
We entered a large hall, and having twice or thrice rung a bell which nobody answered, walked without further ceremony through the rooms on the ground floor
, as divers other gentlemen (mostly with their hats on, and their hands in their pockets) were doing very leisurely.
The servants and some of the spare rooms are on the second floor, and all the living rooms are on the ground floor
This chamber, circular in form, occupied the ground floor
of one of those great towers, which, even in our own century, still pierce through the layer of modern edifices with which modern Paris has covered ancient Paris.