1 The young man, skirting the side of the building, went down the slope toward the basement door.
2 To keep out of range of the revealing rays from within he made a circuit through the untrodden snow and gradually approached the farther angle of the basement wall.
3 There were three rooms in the basement of Melanie's house which formerly had been servants' quarters and a wine room.
4 When she emerged on the pavement, the day was still high, but a threat of rain darkened the sky and cold gusts shook the signs projecting from the basement shops along the street.
5 It was long after seven o'clock, and the light and odours proceeding from the basement made it manifest that the boarding-house dinner had begun.
6 She had gone with Kennicott and Aunt Bessie to the supper, which was spread on oilcloth-covered and trestle-supported tables in the church basement.
7 I picked up my shoes and stockings and followed her through the living-room and down a flight of stairs into a basement.
8 This basement was divided into a dining-room at the right of the stairs and a kitchen at the left.
9 Our white frame house, with a storey and half-storey above the basement, stood at the east end of what I might call the farmyard, with the windmill close by the kitchen door.
10 Jake and Otto joined us from the basement and we sat about the stove, enjoying the deepening grey of the winter afternoon and the atmosphere of comfort and security in my grandfather's house.
11 After supper Mrs. Steavens and I went upstairs to the old sitting-room, while her grave, silent brother remained in the basement to read his farm papers.
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12 It appeared that this house contained four rooms, besides a basement, and that it might be bought for fifteen hundred dollars, the lot and all.
13 The house had a basement, about two feet below the street line, and a single story, about six feet above it, reached by a flight of steps.
14 The house inside contained four rooms, plastered white; the basement was but a frame, the walls being unplastered and the floor not laid.
15 He found a large brownstone house of aristocratic appearance, and rang the basement bell.