Duchess in the meantime, had slipped out at the back door
Next night we stuck a picture, which Tom drawed in blood, of a skull and crossbones on the front door; and next night another one of a coffin on the back door
. I never see a family in such a sweat.
She made the first use of the opportunity the day after old Chester's death; indeed, as soon as the news had filtered in through the back door
of Diana's Grove.
The way of the thing is to be just this:--We will steal out of the back door
, and run down by the quarters.
Young farmers who were in town for Saturday came tramping through the yard to the back door
to engage dances, or to invite Tony to parties and picnics.
Anne followed them meekly home and slipped in by the back door
With that assurance he took his cudgel from the corner of the room, and stalked out swiftly by the back door
of the house into the night.
By turning their heads they could see through an- other window, along an alleyway that ran behind the Main Street stores and into the back door
of Abner Groff's bakery.
The flour pan in which their daily bread was mixed stood on the rude table side by side with the "prospecting pans," half full of gold washed up from their morning's work; the front windows of the newer tenements looked upon the one single thoroughfare, but the back door
opened upon the uncleared wilderness, still haunted by the misshapen bulk of bear or the nightly gliding of catamount.
So, without giving notice of his intention to anyone, and without anybody seeing him, one morning before the dawning of the day (which was one of the hottest of the month of July) he donned his suit of armour, mounted Rocinante with his patched-up helmet on, braced his buckler, took his lance, and by the back door
of the yard sallied forth upon the plain in the highest contentment and satisfaction at seeing with what ease he had made a beginning with his grand purpose.
As she went up the garden-path she heard her mother singing by the back door
, coming in sight of which she perceived Mrs Durbeyfield on the doorstep in the act of wringing a sheet.
The traffic of the house took place through a side-door, and there was a back door
as well for the gardener and for beggars and tramps.