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On the previous night, I had been sent straight to bed in an attic with a sloping roof, which was so low in the corner where the bedstead was, that I calculated the tiles as being within a foot of my eyebrows.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Mammy was torn between indignation at the very idea of her two hundred pounds scooting anywhere, much less to the attic, and the dawning of a horrid suspicion.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
They walked by the remoter streets to Coburg Square, where he had a room at the top of the house, an attic room where he cooked for himself on a gas ring.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The house in which he lived consisted, as we have said, of a ground floor, and one story above; three rooms on the ground floor, three chambers on the first, and an attic above.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
The chamber which he entered, and which he closed again instantly, was a kind of moderately spacious attic, furnished with a mattress laid on the floor, a table, and several chairs; a stove in which a fire was burning, and whose embers were visible, stood in one corner.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The most miserable of those who inhabited the hovel were a family of four persons, consisting of father, mother, and two daughters, already well grown, all four of whom were lodged in the same attic, one of the cells which we have already mentioned.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
In this faubourg exists poignant distress hidden under attic roofs; there also exist rare and ardent minds.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
A week had passed in this way, and no suspicion of it conveyed by her quiet passive manner, when she was found one morning by her cousin Edmund, the youngest of the sons, sitting crying on the attic stairs.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Directly opposite the flat there was a narrow flight of wooden steps which probably led up to the attic, they turned as they went so that it was not possible to see where they ended.
The invariable moisture of my hair, while plunged in deep thought, after six cups of hot tea in my thin shingled attic, of an August noon; this seems an additional argument for the above supposition.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
In addition there was an attic, made by the peak of the roof, and having one small window in each end.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context