I wonder how Jim is ever going to draw the buggy up so many stairs
," said Dorothy, gravely.
Had one among the many persons in authority under Miss Ladd's roof heard the girls talking, and ascended the stairs
to surprise them in the act of violating one of the rules of the house?
At the top of the stairs
, wide reaches of shadowy space led to far corners where the roof came almost down to the floor, and where were stacked innumerable trunks and boxes.
It was so dark inside, it seemed a body could scarce breathe; but I pushed out with foot and hand, and presently struck the wall with the one, and the lowermost round of the stair
with the other.
Karnegie and his daughter, carrying on the business of the hotel, received a message from up stairs
which was ominous of something out of the common.
Raoul darted away, roaring with anger, ran up-stairs
, four stairs
at a time, down-stairs
, rushed through the whole of the business side of the opera-house, found himself once more in the light of the stage.
He starved in the parlour, and I starved in the kitchen; that was the principal difference in our positions; there was not much more than a flight of breakneck stairs
We thought it best that he should stay in his own rooms, and we left him on the landing outside his door, holding a light over the stair
-rail to light us down stairs
Sir Nigel was thrown down by the sheer weight of them, and Sir Bertrand with his thunderous war-cry was swinging round his heavy sword to clear a space for him to rise, when the whistle of two long English arrows, and the rush of the squire and the two English archers down the stairs
, turned the tide of the combat.
I believe I am a better man than yourself; ay, every way, that I am;" and presently proceeded to discharge half-a-dozen whores at the lady above stairs
, the last of which had scarce issued from his lips, when a swinging blow from the cudgel that Jones carried in his hand assaulted him over the shoulders.
He threw on an overcoat over his pyjamas, thrust on his slippers, and taking up his own electric torch, hastily descended the stairs
Bennet retired to the library, as was his custom, and Mary went up stairs
to her instrument.