Now, this back-room was immediately behind the bar, and some steps lower, so that any person connected with the house, undrawing a small curtain which concealed a single pane of glass fixed in the wall of the last-named apartment, about five feet from its flooring, could not only look down upon any guests in the back-room without any great hazard of being observed (the glass being in a dark angle of the wall, between which and a large upright beam the observer had to thrust himself), but could, by applying his ear to the partition, ascertain with tolerable distinctness, their subject of conversation.
Mounting a stool, he cautiously applied his eye to the pane of glass, from which secret post he could see Mr.
A firm and well-practised hand was engaged in cutting the four sides of a pane of glass with a diamond.
A pane of glass out," continued the count, "a dark lantern, a bunch of false keys, a secretary half forced -- it is tolerably evident" --
Much as I had made of the fact that this name had never once, between us, been sounded, the quick, smitten glare with which the child's face now received it fairly likened my breach of the silence to the smash of a pane of glass
The soldier tapped at the pane of glass
, and when this man came up, said to him: 'Be so kind as to fetch me the small bundle I have left lying in the inn, and I will give you a ducat for doing it.
that pane of glass
which is further on, that transparent obstacle, that wall of crystal, harder than brass, which separates all philosophies from the truth, how wouldst thou have overcome it?
She was kneeling in the window-bench, her face close to the casement, where an outer pane of rain-water was sliding down the inner pane of glass
Those who were non-experts in high explosives expected that every pane of glass
in New York would be shattered.
Cruncher's apartments were not in a savoury neighbourhood, and were but two in number, even if a closet with a single pane of glass
in it might be counted as one.
The 31-year-old was locked up for 18 months after he admitted breaching the order and damaging a pane of glass
at the home of Nicola Wyn Robinson, the mother of his child.
A council spokesman said: "We can confirm we were called this morning to Alexandra Tower, after a pane of glass
fell from a window.