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attic
 n.  the space or room at the top of a building, under the roof, often for storing things
Classic Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
2  also found in a corner of the attic two wooden pier-tables of ancient.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
3  A poor wretch on returning to his attic would find that his door had been opened, sometimes even forced, during his absence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—SUMS DEPOSITED WITH LAFFITTE
4  Put me where you like," said the man; "in the attic, in the stable.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF RECEIVING INTO ONE'S H...
5  A wan ray of the December sun penetrated the window of the attic and lay upon the ceiling in long threads of light and shade.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—A NEST FOR OWL AND A WARBLER
6  Moreover, all the windows of this silent dwelling were grated with heavy iron bars, even the attic windows in the roof.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—THE GROPINGS OF FLIGHT
7  He was an old emigre gentleman, blind and penniless, who was playing his flute in his attic, in order to pass the time.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V—DISTRACTIONS
8  But the youth had taken less time to descend than the old man had to ascend, and when Father Gillenormand entered the attic, Marius was no longer there.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—MARBLE AGAINST GRANITE
9  The plaster which should have filled this cavity was missing, and by mounting on the commode, a view could be had through this aperture into the Jondrettes' attic.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
10  The door of the attic had just burst open abruptly.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII—STRATEGY AND TACTICS
11  A man of ripe age and a young girl made their appearance on the threshold of the attic.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—THE RAY OF LIGHT IN THE HOVEL
12  It reappeared in that gloom, in that garret, in that misshapen attic, in all that horror.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—THE RAY OF LIGHT IN THE HOVEL
13  There now remained in the house only Marius, the Jondrettes and probably, also, the mysterious persons of whom Marius had caught a glimpse in the twilight, behind the door of the unused attic.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVI—IN WHICH WILL BE FOUND THE WORDS TO AN ENGLIS...
14  In this faubourg exists poignant distress hidden under attic roofs; there also exist rare and ardent minds.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
15  In the space of a flash of lightning, in the rear, to right and left, shops, stables, area-doors, windows, blinds, attic skylights, shutters of every description were closed, from the ground floor to the roof.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER III—NIGHT BEGINS TO DESCEND UPON GRANTAIRE
Example Sentence:
1  Of the various things you mentioned, the attic is a likely source of heat loss.
2  When we rummage through the trunks in the attic, we find many souvenirs of our childhood days.
3  Looking at his great aunt's antique furniture, which must have been cluttering up her attic since the time of Noah's flood, the young heir exclaimed, "Heavens! How positively antediluvian!".
4  Though Mr. Rochester had locked his mad wife in the attic, he could still hear her maniacal laughter echoing throughout the house.
5  In remodeling the attic into a bedroom, we decided that we needed to put in a dormer to provide sufficient ventilation for the new room.
6  Their new house has four storeys including the attic.
7  The pest control officer put bowls of rat poison in the attic.
8  They hid me from the police in their attic.