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1  Now,' says you, 'that door exists, as plain as if I saw it.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER III. THE WILD WOOD
2  At last they heard the sound of slow shuffling footsteps approaching the door from the inside.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
3  It was a pretty sight, and a seasonable one, that met their eyes when they flung the door open.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
4  In the side of what had seemed to be a snow-bank stood a solid-looking little door, painted a dark green.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER III. THE WILD WOOD
5  The two animals tumbled over each other in their eagerness to get inside, and heard the door shut behind them with great joy and relief.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
6  There was the noise of a bolt shot back, and the door opened a few inches, enough to show a long snout and a pair of sleepy blinking eyes.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV. MR. BADGER
7  He was running here and there, opening doors, inspecting rooms and cupboards, and lighting lamps and candles and sticking them, up everywhere.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
8  Mole's face-beamed at the sight of all these objects so dear to him, and he hurried Rat through the door, lit a lamp in the hall, and took one glance round his old home.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
9  As they neared the door it was flung open, and Mr. Toad, arrayed in goggles, cap, gaiters, and enormous overcoat, came swaggering down the steps, drawing on his gauntleted gloves.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. MR. TOAD
10  While the Rat attacked the door with his stick, the Mole sprang up at the bell-pull, clutched it and swung there, both feet well off the ground, and from quite a long way off they could faintly hear a deep-toned bell respond.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER III. THE WILD WOOD
11  A garden-seat stood on one side of the door, and on the other a roller; for the Mole, who was a tidy animal when at home, could not stand having his ground kicked up by other animals into little runs that ended in earth-heaps.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
12  When the door had closed on the last of them and the chink of the lanterns had died away, Mole and Rat kicked the fire up, drew their chairs in, brewed themselves a last nightcap of mulled ale, and discussed the events of the long day.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
13  Eventually, a slow train having landed them at a station not very far from Toad Hall, they escorted the spell-bound, sleep-walking Toad to his door, put him inside it, and instructed his housekeeper to feed him, undress him, and put him to bed.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER II. THE OPEN ROAD
14  The Mole and the Badger were sitting by the fire in the smoking-room, telling stories and suspecting nothing, for it wasn't a night for any animals to be out in, when those bloodthirsty villains broke down the doors and rushed in upon them from every side.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI. "LIKE SUMMER TEMPESTS CAME HIS TEARS"
15  They were all busily engaged on him like watermen applying the Royal Humane Society's regulations to a case of long submersion, when the latch clicked, the door opened, and the field-mouse with the lantern reappeared, staggering under the weight of his basket.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
16  The Mole struck a match, and by its light the Rat saw that they were standing in an open space, neatly swept and sanded underfoot, and directly facing them was Mole's little front door, with "Mole End" painted, in Gothic lettering, over the bell-pull at the side.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER V. DULCE DOMUM
17  The Mole and the Water Rat had been up since dawn, very busy on matters connected with boats and the opening of the boating season; painting and varnishing, mending paddles, repairing cushions, hunting for missing boat-hooks, and so on; and were finishing breakfast in their little parlour and eagerly discussing their plans for the day, when a heavy knock sounded at the door.
The Wind in the Willows By Kenneth Grahame
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI. MR. TOAD
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