The parlor windows were closed and curtained, no picture of the pretty wife sewing on the piazza
, in white, with a distracting little bow in her hair, or a bright-eyed hostess, smiling a shy welcome as she greeted her guest.
I wanted one downstairs that opened on the piazza
and had roses all over the window, and such pretty old-fashioned chintz hangings
It was one of those spacious farmhouses, with high- ridged but lowly sloping roofs, built in the style handed down from the first Dutch settlers; the low projecting eaves forming a piazza
along the front, capable of being closed up in bad weather.
For my humor's sake, I shall preserve the style in which I once narrated it at Lima, to a lounging circle of my Spanish friends, one saint's eve, smoking upon the thick-gilt tiled piazza
of the Golden Inn.
Now, with elated step, they pace the planks in twos and threes, and humorously discourse of parlors, sofas, carpets, and fine cambrics; propose to mat the deck; think of having hangings to the top; object not to taking tea by moonlight on the piazza
of the forecastle.
He could see the quaint little figure sitting on the piazza
at North Riverboro and watch it disappear in the lilac bushes when he gave the memorable order for three hundred cakes of Rose-Red and Snow-White soap.
I am going to breakfast with one of these fellows who is at the Piazza
Hotel, in Covent Garden.
Others crowded round the swinging doors of the coffee-house in the piazza
As it is no inconsiderable affair to spend the Carnival at Rome, especially when you have no great desire to sleep on the Piazza
del Popolo, or the Campo Vaccino, they wrote to Signor Pastrini, the proprietor of the Hotel de Londres, Piazza
di Spagna, to reserve comfortable apartments for them.
Under this pretence he took Ramiro, and one morning caused him to be executed and left on the piazza
at Cesena with the block and a bloody knife at his side.
The coach rumbled up to the piazza
of the tavern, followed by a thousand people; for if any man had been minding his own business till then, he now left it at sixes and sevens, to hear the news.
I have been ploughing and sowing and raising and printing and praying, and now begin to come out upon a less bristling time, and to enjoy the calm prospect of things from a fair piazza
at the north of the old farmhouse here.