The landowner to whom Nicholas went was a bachelor, an old cavalryman, a horse fancier, a sportsman, the possessor of some century-old brandy and some old Hungarian wine, who had a snuggery where he smoked, and who owned some splendid horses.
At posting stations, at inns, and in the landowner's snuggery, maidservants had been flattered by his notice, and here too at the governor's party there were (as it seemed to Nicholas) an inexhaustible number of pretty young women, married and unmarried, impatiently awaiting his notice.
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.
Noel Vanstone to this curious little seaside snuggery
. One of his father's innumerable bargains was a house at Aldborough -- a rising watering-place, or Mr.
The master chuckled grimly at this burglarious entry, and insisted on leaving the hall-door and two of the front windows open, to frighten the truants on their return; and then the two set about foraging for tea, in which operation the master was much at fault, having the faintest possible idea of where to find anything, and being, moreover, wondrously short-sighted; but Tom, by a sort of instinct, knew the right cupboards in the kitchen and pantry, and soon managed to place on the snuggery
table better materials for a meal than had appeared there probably during the reign of his tutor, who was then and there initiated, amongst other things, into the excellence of that mysterious condiment, a dripping-cake.
Now that they were alone, in this snuggery
, which seemed barely large enough to contain so great a man's moustaches, the parties understood each other without unnecessary phrases, and I was, at once, produced.
Farebrother was a bachelor, he had thought of being ushered into a snuggery
where the chief furniture would probably be books and collections of natural objects.
What would he not give for one such head to place between the two crossed oars above the mantelpiece in his snuggery
at the Albany!
The collegians, assembled in Symposium in the Snuggery
that night, marvelled what had happened to their Father; he walked so late in the shadows of the yard, and seemed so downcast.
'There's a vooden leg in number six; there's a pair of Hessians in thirteen; there's two pair of halves in the commercial; there's these here painted tops in the snuggery
inside the bar; and five more tops in the coffee-room.'
Ala Carte owns many different restaurant concepts in the Chicago area, including The Snuggery
, Finn McCool's and Drink nightclub in Schaumburg.
And from the moment Maureen McKerrow peels back the door to the wood panelled snuggery
on the ground floor, there's an overwhelming sense of history.