the chimney jambs
and all the bricks inside were very sooty, so that I thought this fire-place made a very appropriate little shrine or chapel for his Congo idol.
Of the latter there were two of such size as to occupy, with their enormous jambs
, the whole of that side of the apartment where they were placed, excepting room enough for a door or two, and a little apartment in one corner, which was protected by miniature palisades, and profusely garnished with bottles and glasses.
Then in the long, pointed windows, glass of a thousand hues; at the wide entrances to the hall, rich doors, finely sculptured; and all, the vaults, pillars, walls, jambs
, panelling, doors, statues, covered from top to bottom with a splendid blue and gold illumination, which, a trifle tarnished at the epoch when we behold it, had almost entirely disappeared beneath dust and spiders in the year of grace, 1549, when du Breul still admired it from tradition.
Sprawling over the table with arrested pen, he glanced out of the door, and in that frame of his vision he saw all the stars flying upwards between the teakwood jambs
on a black sky.
The staircase, balustrades, and rails, had a spare look--an air of being denuded to the bone--which the panels of the walls and the jambs
of the doors and windows also bore.
It had been so forcibly driven against the jamb
that part of the woodwork was splintered.
She is with the Princess Ozma, in the private rooms of the palace," replied Jellia Jamb
I will order Jellia Jamb
, who is the palace housekeeper, to have rooms all prepared for them, and after breakfast we will get the Magic Belt and by its aid transport your uncle and aunt to the Emerald City.
Quite certain, your Majesty," said Jellia Jamb
, trying hard not to laugh in the face of royalty.
Dorothy was reading in a book this evening when Jellia Jamb
, the favorite servant-maid of the palace, came to say that the Shaggy Man wanted to see her.
She took Button-Bright with her, because he seemed too small to be left alone in such a big palace; but Jellia Jamb
herself ushered the beautiful Daughter of the Rainbow to her apartments, because it was easy to see that Polychrome was used to splendid palaces and was therefore entitled to especial attention.
The wealthiest and most important citizens of the Emerald City were proud to wait upon these famous adventurers, and they were assisted by a sprightly little maid named Jellia Jamb
, whom the Scarecrow pinched upon her rosy cheeks and seemed to know very well.