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window ledge

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At the signal, a loud whirr of wings in quick flight was heard and a large Falcon came and settled itself on the window ledge.
Outside in the garden, with his figure outlined against the luminous square, there stood a man, his back to the road, his two hands upon the window ledge, and his body rather bent as though he were trying to peep in past the blind.
The next moment she had climbed nimbly to the window ledge.
He had only one chair, and when a visitor came he was given the chair while Oliver sat on the window ledge.
The creature was making a frightful racket now, leaping back and forth from the floor at the broad window ledge, tearing at the masonry with his claws in vain attempts to reach me.
The fellow led them to the rear of the castle, where, among the brush, he had hidden a rude ladder, which, when tilted, spanned the moat and rested its farther end upon a window ledge some ten feet above the ground.
Four, five, six, seven," he said slowly, wetting his finger and making straight up and down marks on the window ledge.
Dinah laid it sideways on the window ledge, where the light was strongest, and then opened it with her forefinger.
said Jo, still intent upon her sister's face, for the bright color faded as quickly as it came, the smile vanished, and presently a tear lay shining on the window ledge.
Gardeners should plant pots in their gardens or window ledges with nectar sources such as catmint, lavender, cranesbill, oregano and echinacea, he urged.
Place your feet on the window ledges when lowering yourself into the cab.
PC Kate Medlam said: "The thieves climbed on to the window ledges to remove the lead from above the windows and in order to steal the amount taken they would have been there for a considerable amount of time.