It was an ordinance of the Republic One and Indivisible of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, or Death, that on the door or doorpost
of every house, the name of every inmate must be legibly inscribed in letters of a certain size, at a certain convenient height from the ground.
A door opened to the right, and an emaciated sallow man on crutches, barefoot and in underclothing, limped out and, leaning against the doorpost
, looked with glittering envious eyes at those who were passing.
So you see Molly, the housemaid, of a morning, watching a spider in the doorpost
lay his thread and laboriously crawl up it, until, tired of the sport, she raises her broom and sweeps away the thread and the artificer.
There were so many lodgers in this house that the doorpost
seemed to be as full of bell-handles as a cathedral organ is of stops.
Very,' said Lowten, scribbling his name on the doorpost
with his pen, and rubbing it out again with the feather.
In the centre of them, and before a heap of the skulls of men which were piled up against his doorposts
, sat Jikiza, a huge man, a hairy and a proud, who glared about him rolling his eyes.
Mimi, towards whom the draught from the open door wafted the smoke, rose up choking, and ran to the inner door, which she threw open to its fullest extent, disclosing on the outside a curtain of thin silk, fixed to the doorposts
She arrived at her office to find that her mezuzahthe traditional Jewish doorpost
ornament containing prayershad been torn down.
Contract awarded for Establishment of public hospital doorpost
and improvement of access road
family resides there today, as evidenced by the contemporary mezuzah that can be found on the doorpost
The correct air pressure may be found in the vehicle owner's manual or on the tyre placard attached to the vehicle door edge, doorpost
glove box, or fuel door.
My friend later told me it was called a mezuzah, which recalls the Exodus, when lamb's blood smeared on the doorpost
marked the homes that God's angel of death would pass over during the plague of the firstborn.