GABLE


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GABLEGirls Attainment of Basic Literacy and Education (learning program; est. 1991; Malawi)
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HALFWAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst.
It consequently becomes imperative to make short work with most of the traditionary lore of which the old Pyncheon House, otherwise known as the House of the Seven Gables, has been the theme.
The House of the Seven Gables, antique as it now looks, was not the first habitation erected by civilized man on precisely the same spot of ground.
In this puzzled state she was obliged to depart, nor did she ever find the door unlocked again; and, discovering that people thought she was romancing when she talked about the mysterious west gable at Golden Milestone, she indignantly held her peace concerning the whole affair.
The sunset, flaming on the windows of the west gable, kindled them into burning rose.
He carried some mayflowers up to the west gable and put them under the picture.
Green Gables was built at the furthest edge of his cleared land and there it was to this day, barely visible from the main road along which all the other Avonlea houses were so sociably situated.
Rachel stepped out of the lane into the backyard of Green Gables.
Oh, so that is why you said, `You've got a new clock at Green Gables, haven't you?
I remember telling Matthew, that evening when he brought me to Green Gables, that I never expected to be a bride because I was so homely no one would ever want to marry me--unless some foreign missionary did.
You remember what a consuming desire I had to sleep in a spare room bed -- but not the Green Gables spare room.
She chattered ceaselessly and inconsequently until they reached the Green Gables lane.