There was no way of looking in, for the door
fitted tight into the massive stone slabs.
And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain Thrilled me -- filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before; So that now, to still the beating of my heart, I stood repeating "'Tis some visiter entreating entrance at my chamber door
-- Some late visiter entreating entrance at my chamber door
; -- This it is, and nothing more.
Much I marvelled this ungainly fowl to hear discourse so plainly, Though its answer little meaning--little relevancy bore; For we cannot help agreeing that no living human being Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door
-- Bird or beast upon the sculptured bust above his chamber door
, With such name as "Nevermore.
Then the princess ran to the door
and opened it, and there she saw the frog, whom she had quite forgotten.
I am of your opinion; (said my Father) it certainly does appear to proceed from some uncommon violence exerted against our unoffending door
Whoever had entered by this road had, evidently, not had a key to the vestibule door
She accordingly ascended the stairs softly, and stood at the door
of the front room--a drawing-room, connected with the room immediately behind it (which was a bedroom) by folding-doors
in the common manner.
I could find no bell or other method of making my presence known to the inmates of the place, unless a small round role in the wall near the door
was for that purpose.
She walked round and looked closely at that side of the orchard wall, but she only found what she had found before--that there was no door
Yes," replied a footman in a bold loud voice, as if anything were now permissible; "the door
to the left, ma'am.
The saloon door
opened with a crash, and the figure of a woman appeared upon the threshold.
I was pretty certain that he could have heard nothing of our whispers, the room was too big for that and the door