I have left her in one of your Highness's country houses
, where she is waiting anxiously to be assured that I have not promised in vain."
At some old gable-roofed country houses
you will see brass whales hung by the tail for knockers to the road-side door.
He was at once removed, under your auspices, and died a few days later, at one of your uncle's country houses
, before he could make any statement."
A CERTAIN MAN, detained by a storm in his country house
, first of all killed his sheep, and then his goats, for the maintenance of his household.
Count Bennigsen, being a landowner in the Vilna province, offered his country house
for the fete, and the thirteenth of June was fixed for a ball, dinner, regatta, and fireworks at Zakret, Count Bennigsen's country seat.
"You are the notary empowered to sell the country house
that I wish to purchase, monsieur?" asked Monte Cristo.
Separated from her staircase, all the week, by the length of iron road dividing Coketown from the country house
, she yet maintained her cat-like observation of Louisa, through her husband, through her brother, through James Harthouse, through the outsides of letters and packets, through everything animate and inanimate that at any time went near the stairs.
She would have parted from Mirabel, when the visit to the pleasant country house
had come to an end, remembering him as an amusing acquaintance and nothing more.
And, with his lackey, he took the road to the governor's country house
However, I was so enamoured of this place, that I spent much of my time there for the whole of the remaining part of the month of July; and though upon second thoughts, I resolved not to remove, yet I built me a little kind of a bower, and surrounded it at a distance with a strong fence, being a double hedge, as high as I could reach, well staked and filled between with brushwood; and here I lay very secure, sometimes two or three nights together; always going over it with a ladder; so that I fancied now I had my country house
and my sea- coast house; and this work took me up to the beginning of August.
The day of the races had been a very busy day for Alexey Alexandrovitch; but when mentally sketching out the day in the morning, he made up his mind to go to their country house
to see his wife immediately after dinner, and from there to the races, which all the Court were to witness, and at which he was bound to be present.
Towards sunset that evening I stood again on the well-remembered terrace, and looked once more at the peaceful old country house
. The gardener was the first person whom I saw in the deserted grounds.