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The door was just going to be closed in consequence, when an inquisitive boarder, who had been peeping between the hinges, set up a fearful screaming, which called back the cook and housemaid, and all the more adventurous, in no time.
There is very little amusement in the cloister, and the good superior was eager to make the acquaintance of her new boarder.
Is it not bad enough that one of these people come courting my Ettie, and that I dare not turn him down, but that I should have another for my boarder? Yes, indeed, you shall not sleep here after to-night!"
But his words were unheeded, no shot was fired, and the last boarder made good his escape and disappeared with the rest into the wood.
"But a boarder at fifteen francs is always interesting."
"I'm on my way to see Leslie and ask her if she'll take a boarder," Miss Cornelia resumed.
`Have you heard of the mysterious death of your late boarder Mr.
Miss Smith, and Miss Bickerton, another parlour boarder at Mrs.
He quickly arranged with the Turk that if the latter should find a favourable opportunity for escape before Felix could return to Italy, Safie should remain as a boarder at a convent at Leghorn; and then, quitting the lovely Arabian, he hastened to Paris and delivered himself up to the vengeance of the law, hoping to free De Lacey and Agatha by this proceeding.
A group of boarders were seated on the high stoop upon round, flat mats like German pancakes.
apparently, by the boarders, where the table-cloths were red-and-white-checkered, and the population, who seemed to have known one another intimately for years, rose up at midnight to make Welsh rare-bits if it felt hungry.
They're so big that people living in them have to take boarders just to fill up.