To jump out of the window would be admirable exercise, but the bars
are too strong even to try.
But I made Thompson let those gold-framed mirrors that used to stand behind the bar
go into the bargain, and they sort of furnish the room.
Nothing remained, except to take down the bar
from the shop-door, leaving the entrance free--more than free--welcome, as if all were household friends--to every passer-by, whose eyes might be attracted by the commodities at the window.
To the right there is a door from the saloon, with a few loafers in the doorway, and in the corner beyond it a bar
, with a presiding genius clad in soiled white, with waxed black mustaches and a carefully oiled curl plastered against one side of his forehead.
Up-stream boats didn't generly come close to us; they go out and follow the bars
and hunt for easy water under the reefs; but nights like this they bull right up the channel against the whole river.
Shake hands -- yourn'll come through the bars
, but mine's too big.
The moon come a-swelling up out of the ground, now, powerful big and round and bright, behind a comb of trees, like a face looking through prison bars
, and the black shadders and white places begun to creep around, and it was miserable quiet and still and night-breezy and graveyardy and scary.
She turned off the main road, crept through uncle Josh Woodman's bars
, waved away Mrs.
At last Jane began, and though the first bars
were feebly given, the powers of the instrument were gradually done full justice to.
The words in these introductory pages connected themselves with the succeeding vignettes, and gave significance to the rock standing up alone in a sea of billow and spray; to the broken boat stranded on a desolate coast; to the cold and ghastly moon glancing through bars
of cloud at a wreck just sinking.
We made frightful noises to terrify them still more, and then we dropped off the ledge, because somebody was drawing the bars
, and we felt we had better flee.
The entrance door was a huge one made of massive, curiously shaped panels of oak studded with big iron nails and bound with great iron bars