There were similar pillars on the opposite side, but between them, instead of windows, were arched niches
in which stood life-size plaster statues, chipped, broken, and defaced in an extraordinary fashion.
With these materials and with the aid of my trowel, I began vigorously to wall up the entrance of the niche
But at the sight of the young man, who detached himself from the wall like a statue walking from its niche
, and at the noise of the steps which she heard resound behind her, Mme.
This great and beautiful land,' said Kim, waving his paw round the little clay-walled room where the oil-lamp in its niche
burned heavily through the tobacco-smoke.
But on the pillars Seraph eyes have seen The dimness of this world : that greyish green That Nature loves the best for Beauty's grave Lurk'd in each cornice, round each architrave - And every sculptur'd cherub thereabout That from his marble dwelling peeréd out Seem'd earthly in the shadow of his niche
- Achaian statues in a world so rich ?
The penumbra, dense and dark, was the virtual screen of a figure which stood in it as still as some image erect in a niche
or as some black-vizored sentinel guarding a treasure.
Mimi, trying to keep as far from him as possible, moved across the stone floor of the turret roof, and found a niche
which concealed her.
May I live to see that flattened vicious skull in its own niche
amid the trophies of the Albany.
The tall woman, who had moved away from us toward the dresser, took no notice; but the other, from her cushioned niche
, answered complainingly, in a high thin voice.
On the great steeple--surmounting the myriad of spires--inside of the spires--over the doors, the windows--in nooks and corners--every where that a niche
or a perch can be found about the enormous building, from summit to base, there is a marble statue, and every statue is a study in itself
On the first landing, which was as small as the necessary turn of the stairs allowed, there was a niche
in the column, about half a yard wide, and in this niche
the prince felt convinced that a man stood concealed.
After considerably parleying he consented to admit them to the city, and a moment later the wheel-like gate rolled back within its niche
, and Thuvia and Carthoris entered the city of Lothar.