Marilla and I cleared everything out of the spare room
To prevent its being expected, she had fixed on the smallest habitation which could rank as genteel among the buildings of Mansfield parish, the White House being only just large enough to receive herself and her servants, and allow a spare room
for a friend, of which she made a very particular point.
Under this arrangement, the front bedroom, on the opposite side of the passage--next to the room in which Geoffrey slept--was left empty, and was called, for the time being, the spare room
And when they come to look at that spare room
they had to take soundings before they could navigate it.
Felicity and Cecily took her to the spare room
and then left her in the sitting-room while they returned to the kitchen, to discuss the matter in family conclave.
The widow had a large spare room
, which she let to a lodger, with board, when she could find one, but this room had been empty for a year now, to her sorrow.
Some had no spare room
, some had a larder less well stocked than usual, some had sickness in the family, some were "unequally yoked together with unbelievers" who disliked strange ministers.
Indeed, he would have carpeted and papered a small spare room
for a parlour; but his wife expressed such pleasure at the white floor and huge glowing fireplace, at the pewter dishes and delf-case, and dog-kennel, and the wide space there was to move about in where they usually sat, that he thought it unnecessary to her comfort, and so dropped the intention.
Since he was grown up Philip had been given the best spare room
at the vicarage.
He detected the direction of my thoughts in my face and manner, and apologized for not having a bed to offer me; every spare room
in the house being occupied by his chemical assistants, and by the lumber of laboratories.
Every house in these islands which is large enough to contain a spare room
has its Guests' Chamber, always kept ready for occupation.
But the spare room
was out of the question for such a stray waif, so there remained only the east gable room.