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The girls had discovered that if the flat were pushed off from the landing place it would drift down with the current under the bridge and finally strand itself on another headland lower down which ran out at a curve in the pond.
We can't have the old dumb servitor because there isn't room for two in the flat when one is lying down.
He put a penny into the slot of the gas-meter, and soon the flat was reeking with metallic fumes.
a quick feminine change to hysterical tears and wails, necessitating the immediate employment of all the comforting powers of the lord of the flat.
Flambeau's semi-official flat was on the ground floor, and presented in every way a marked contrast to the American machinery and cold hotel-like luxury of the flat of the Silent Service.
He won't even let me smoke, and he's been in the flat all day to see I didn't.
He laughed and shook the vision from his eyes, descended to the level, and crossed the flat to camp.
The man with the flat voice was opening a new branch of the subject.
It rested upon the flat of its back, its legs were crossed and it was smoking a long pipe.
I remember he could not walk on the flat of his foot.
Six hours later, when the shadow of Devil's Spur had crossed the river, and spread a slight coolness over the flat beyond, the Pioneer coach, leaving the summit, began also to bathe its heated bulk in the long shadows of the descent.
Another day, on getting into my train at the Flats, I missed a volume of popular science-I think it was on some recent discoveries in bio-chemistry-which I had carried with me to read on the way.