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As Chichikov approached the courtyard of the mansion he caught sight of his host (clad in a green frock coat) standing on the verandah and pressing one hand to his eyes to shield them from the sun and so get a better view of the approaching carriage.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
In fact, her house had more of everything than the mansion, or any other house in town for that matter, more cupolas and turrets and towers and balconies and lightning rods and far more windows with colored panes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The other appointments of the mansion partook of the rude simplicity of the Saxon period, which Cedric piqued himself upon maintaining.
Fritchley, a perfect old Georgian mansion, was even now, as Connie passed in the car, being demolished.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The first detail that struck the observer was, that the door could never have been anything but the door of a hovel, while the window, if it had been carved out of dressed stone instead of being in rough masonry, might have been the lattice of a lordly mansion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
In describing to her all the grandeur of Lady Catherine and her mansion, with occasional digressions in praise of his own humble abode, and the improvements it was receiving, he was happily employed until the gentlemen joined them; and he found in Mrs.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Go and gaze upon the iron emblematical harpoons round yonder lofty mansion, and your question will be answered.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Part of the distance they rode in the car, and after disembarking, passed the Pontellier mansion, which looked broken and half torn asunder.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
Within this mansion you are absolute mistress of your actions, and may go abroad or remain in your apartments as may seem most agreeable to you.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Their house was even more elaborate than I expected, a cheerful red and white Georgian Colonial mansion overlooking the bay.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
Whoever your parents may be they must have told you about all this, and of my heavy loss in the ruin 41 of a stately mansion fully and magnificently furnished.