STAIRCASE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of staircase
Definition:
n. a way of access consisting of a set of steps
Example:
Following the superintendent's guidance, we had to thread some intricate passages, and mount a staircase before we reached her apartment.
Sentence in Classic:
The cold slime of the ditch covered his whole body; and, when the bell rang for study and the lines filed out of the playrooms, he felt the cold air of the corridor and staircase inside his clothes.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The two men went along some tortuous passages and up a dark staircase and came to a secluded room where one of the stewards was uncorking bottles for a few gentlemen.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
They saw a weedgrown, floorless room, unplastered, an ancient fireplace, vacant windows, a ruinous staircase; and here, there, and everywhere hung ragged and abandoned cobwebs.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
When Anna was passing the top of the staircase, a servant was running up to announce the visitor, while the visitor himself was standing under a lamp.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The point was that in the lodge that was being built the carpenter had spoiled the staircase, fitting it together without calculating the space it was to fill, so that the steps were all sloping when it was put in place.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She hurriedly ascended the narrow dimly lit stone staircase, calling to Pierre, who was lagging behind, to follow.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Still lower, beyond the turn of the staircase, one could hear the footstep of someone in thick felt boots, and a voice that seemed familiar to Princess Mary was saying something.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The old woman knocked at a little door, it opened, she led Candide up a private staircase into a small apartment richly furnished.
Candide By Voltaire Context
Micawber was soon so overcome, that he mingled his tears with hers and mine; until he begged me to do him the favour of taking a chair on the staircase, while he got her into bed.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She took it up, and we went through more passages and up a staircase, and still it was all dark, and only the candle lighted us.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Sparsit, in her chamber window, resting from her packing operations, looked towards her great staircase and saw Louisa still descending.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context