Across the road beyond the green palings and the close-cropped lawn, behind the curtains of their creeper-framed windows
, sat the two old ladies, Miss Bertha and Miss Monica Williams, looking out as from a private box at all that was being enacted before them.
"There are other windows
, aren't there?" asked Morton, "and a door, of course, somewhere round the corner?
The climate had kept its promise, and the change of season from winter to spring had made very little difference, so that Helen, who was sitting in the drawing-room with a pen in her hand, could keep the windows
open though a great fire of logs burnt on one side of her.
It was the sultriest day of the whole season--surely they could not think of shutting up the second-floor back windows
The stores were closed, the doors, the windows
. In the streets, not even a dog could be seen.
She ate a great deal and afterward fell asleep herself, and Mary sat and stared at her and watched her fine bonnet slip on one side until she herself fell asleep once more in the corner of the carriage, lulled by the splashing of the rain against the windows
. It was quite dark when she awakened again.
The night was hot, and the windows
of the staircase were all wide open.
The cheapest and least delicate provisions are heaped in the shops; the coarsest and commonest articles of wearing apparel dangle at the salesman's door, and stream from the house-parapet and windows
. Jostling with unemployed labourers of the lowest class, ballast-heavers, coal-whippers, brazen women, ragged children, and the raff and refuse of the river, he makes his way with difficulty along, assailed by offensive sights and smells from the narrow alleys which branch off on the right and left, and deafened by the clash of ponderous waggons that bear great piles of merchandise from the stacks of warehouses that rise from every corner.
I want to have a nice, quiet flat, with ordinary doors and windows
and a wife inside it, like anybody else!
He had found out from a boy that there was only an old woman in charge as caretaker, and she only came there on fine days, from the hamlet near, to open and shut the windows
. She would come to shut them at sunset.
In speaking of the rooms on the ground floor I have mentioned incidentally the verandah outside them, on which they all opened by means of French windows
, extending from the cornice to the floor.
As to the windows
of the pavilion, there are four; the one window
of The Yellow Room and those of the laboratory looking out on to the country; the window
in the vestibule looking into the park."