On my imparting this discovery in confidence to Peggotty, she informed me that her brother dealt in lobsters, crabs, and crawfish; and I afterwards found that a heap of these creatures, in a state of wonderful conglomeration with one another, and never leaving off pinching whatever they laid hold of, were usually to be found in a little wooden outhouse
where the pots and kettles were kept.
Mahbub had business at Quetta, and there Kim, as Mahbub admitted, earned his keep, and perhaps a little over, by spending four curious days as scullion in the house of a fat Commissariat sergeant, from whose office-box, in an auspicious moment, he removed a little vellum ledger which he copied out - it seemed to deal entirely with cattle and camel sales - by moonlight, lying behind an outhouse
, all through one hot night.
Rucastle took me to a small outhouse
which stands near the kitchen door.
She had learned something of the death of the convict, and she knew that the hound was being kept in the outhouse
on the evening that Sir Henry was coming to dinner.
And take the COMPLEAT FORTUNE-TELLER to the outhouse
," Joan continued, rapidly wiping her hands, and donning the garments.
In the outhouse
you will find a considerable quantity of straw," said Holmes.
Creeping forward, taking advantage of every cover, lying flat and motionless when the sentry's face was toward him, the ape-man at last reached the sheltering shadows of an outhouse
just inside the lines.
The first thing Harry Del Mar did, still retaining his taxi, was to locate the residence of Doctor Emory and make sure that Michael was confined in an outhouse
in the back yard.
The jury having viewed the body, and having visited an outhouse
in which the murder had been committed, the first witness called was Mr.
Some weeks afterwards, happening to pass late in the evening by an outhouse
, he saw and heard one of his men reading the Bible with difficulty by the light of the fire, to the others.
I had a sort of vision of my lodgings--in the North of London, too, beyond Dalston, away to the devil--and all my gear scattered about, and my empty sea-chest somewhere in an outhouse
the good people I was staying with had at the end of their sooty strip of garden.
I've got something here,' he mumbled, lead- ing the way to an outhouse
at a little distance from his other farm-buildings.