Act third was the castle hall
, and here Hagar appeared, having come to free the lovers and finish Hugo.
The presence of the tall ghostly figure, moving slowly through the halls
, he took as a reproach to himself.
he cried, opening the hall
door, to confront a bald-headed man who stood peering at our hero with bright snapping eyes, like those of some big bird spying out the land from afar.
The dining tables had all been removed to one end of the hall
, and the chairs ranged about in rows and in clusters.
It is very seldom that mere ordinary people like John and myself secure ancestral halls
for the summer.
The founder of this stately mansion--a gentleman noted for the square and ponderous courtesy of his demeanor, ought surely to have stood in his own hall
, and to have offered the first welcome to so many eminent personages as here presented themselves in honor of his solemn festival.
At about the centre of the oaken panels that lined the hall
was suspended a suit of mail, not, like the pictures, an ancestral relic, but of the most modern date; for it had been manufactured by a skilful armourer in London, the same year in which Governor Bellingham came over to New England.
I might yet once more see the Hall
under the ray of her star.
Before he was quite half-way across the Hall
, Magdalen had recognized -- the admiral.
In a hall
, the height of which was greatly disproportioned to its extreme length and width, a long oaken table, formed of planks rough-hewn from the forest, and which had scarcely received any polish, stood ready prepared for the evening meal of Cedric the Saxon.
The grand-vizir and the lords of council had just gone in as she entered the hall
and placed herself in front of the Sultan.
A FINE October morning succeeded to the foggy evening that had witnessed my first introduction to Crimsworth Hall