closet


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The company was then heard departing; then the door of the closet in which D'Artagnan was, was opened, and Mme.
The breathing of the soldier in the closet could be distinctly heard, but Madame Servin appeared not to notice it; her feigned ignorance was so obvious that Ginevra recognized it at once for wilful deafness.
The Devil must go out,' and opened the house-door; then the woman was forced to give up the keys, and the peasant unlocked the closet.
He said to him: 'I set you free from the closet, set me free from the barrel.
In this closet," she said, "one could keep a skeleton or anaesthetic or coal "
she panted, looking in the closet, under the bed, and even in the trunk and down the water pitcher.
He had barely time to catch a knife from the table, sheathe it in the loose sleeve of his coat, hide in the closet, and do all with the lightning's speed, when Barnaby tapped at the bare glass, and raised the sash exultingly.
In the meantime, Barnaby closed the window and secured it, and coming to the fireplace, prepared to sit down with his face to the closet.
He can't hear me,' returned Arthur, suiting the action to the words again, 'if I draw you into this black closet, and speak here.
Affery, who had been trembling and struggling the whole time, turned a deaf ear to all adjuration, and was bent on forcing herself out of the closet.
Pickwick's sincerity, that he should immediately submit to personal restraint; and that gentleman having consented to hold a conference with Miss Tomkins, from the interior of a closet in which the day boarders hung their bonnets and sandwich-bags, he at once stepped into it, of his own accord, and was securely locked in.
He examined the contents of the closets and selected an elegant suit of clothing.