There was to be an addition--a small snuggery; there was to be frescoing, and hardwood
flooring was to be put into such rooms as had not yet been subjected to this improvement.
After two days' work, however, he succeeded in fashioning two massive hardwood
hinges, and with these he hung the door so that it opened and closed easily.
There were no carpets, and on the hardwood floor he caught a glimpse of several wolf and coyote skins.
He had never before appreciated a plain hardwood floor with a couple of wolfskins; it sure beat all the carpets in creation.
With it he went into the jungle, searching until he found a fallen tree of a certain species of hardwood
with which he was familiar.
As they halted before one of the polished hardwood
doors, Tarzan slipped into the shadow of a passageway not a dozen feet from them.
Think of that big lawn with those magnificent old trees; and of that splendid hardwood
grove behind it--twelve acres of it.
Harvey had a notion that the east coast of his native land, from Mount Desert south, was populated chiefly by people who took their horses there in the summer and entertained in country-houses with hardwood
floors and Vantine portieres.
Yes, and a good part of it is going into a first-class modern house with a heating plant and running hot and cold water in a tiled-floor bath-room, and a concrete cellar for the woman's preserved things and built-in cupboards, lots of closets, a big garret, and hardwood
floors and fancy paper on the walls, and the prettiest polished golden oak furniture you can buy in Kansas City, not to mention a big fireplace and wide, sunny porches.
And Bashti, who had never feared death all his long life and who had laughed a joke with his forefinger blown off by the bursting flint-lock pistol, smiled gleefully to himself, for his glee was intellectual and in admiration of this half-grown puppy whom he rapped on the nose with a short, hardwood
stick and compelled to keep distance.
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