He turned slowly back into the room, and limping rather more than was usual with him, he pushed aside a portiere
and passed into a charmingly furnished country drawing-room.
He thought, "I'll wait till she is gone"--and stepped back within the perpendicular folds of a portiere
She noticed the movement of the other portiere
and asked Newman who had been entertaining him.
We were in Milverton's study, and a portiere
at the farther side showed the entrance to his bedroom.
The marble washstand, the dressing table, the little sofa, the tables, the bronze clock on the chimney piece, the window curtains, and the portieres
were all new and expensive.
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
The floor was of tesselated marble, smooth as glass, and from the walls strange shapes loomed out, woven into huge portieres
in rich, harmonious colors, or gleaming from paintings, wonderful and mysterious-looking in the half-light, purple and red and golden, like sunset glimmers in a shadowy forest.
And with these words he disappeared behind one of the tapestried portieres
Veillez a ce que votre animal soit identifie : n'hesitez pas a attacher une plaque au collier de votre animal de compagnie, sur laquelle vous aurez pris soin de noter votre numero de telephone: une telle precaution sera fort utile si votre chat ou votre chien se decidait a prendre la poudre d'escampette, en sautant par l'une des fenetres de votre voiture ou en s'echappant par une portiere
1) Her identity was so inextricably linked to her physical location at the entry to the building that she was often referred to as a portiere
Here are the pen he used for the last time, the half-smoked cigarette, the chair pushed back as he left the room to attend to the parade from which he was brought back, a poor, mutilated body, to expire on a small bed behind two columns and a portiere
Il se gara a sa hauteur, ouvrant grande la portiere
et l'invita a monter.