I hate to come home to a dark house
. OUR homelight, Gilbert!
The intrepid aeronauts alight before a small dark house
, once the residence of Mr Sampson Brass.
You can sit on my back, and we will fly far away from the ugly mole and his dark house
, over the mountains, to the warm countries where the sun shines more brightly than here, where it is always summer, and there are always beautiful flowers.
A drive of half a mile brought us to The Myrtles--a large, dark house
standing back from the road in its own grounds.
The Duke, however stimulated, had the instincts of an aristocrat, and desired rather to stare at the house than to spy on it; but Flambeau, who had the instincts of a burglar (and a detective), had already swung himself from the wall into the fork of a straggling tree from which he could crawl quite close to the only illuminated window in the back of the high dark house
. A red blind had been pulled down over the light, but pulled crookedly, so that it gaped on one side, and by risking his neck along a branch that looked as treacherous as a twig, Flambeau could just see Colonel Dubosc walking about in a brilliantly-lighted and luxurious bedroom.
There was only one thing in nature from which could come the sound that echoed through the dark house
They saw the proud, white face of the Scotch aristocrat and her lover, the Irish adventurer, like old portraits in a dark house
. The long silence was full of formless historical memories of murdered husbands and poisonous paramours.
Woe, in the dark house
, in the rottenness of the grave, when the children's children shall revile the ashes of the fathers!
Captain Hagberd, inside his dark house
, had kept on the alert.
It was a land of huge, dark houses
and of garish gin-shops, a land, too, where life moves irregularly and where adventures are to be gained--as the Admiral was to learn to his cost.
The remaining three sides are composed of mansions that have passed away into dowagerism--tall, dark houses
, with window-frames of stone, or picked out of a lighter red.
Well, our ship stopped in the morning, before it was quite daylight, at a great city--a huge city, with very dark houses
and all smoky; not at all like the pretty clean town I came from; and Mr.