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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.
The inhabitants of Camelia Road tramped to and fro outside the window, just on a level with their heads, and the family in the flat on the ground-floor began to sing, "Hark, my soul, it is the Lord.
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.
and, plunging into the flat, had explored, every corner and cupboard of it in five minutes.
He won't even let me smoke, and he's been in the flat all day to see I didn't.
His greatest risk, according to Raffles, lay nearest home: bedridden invalid that he was supposed to be, his nightly terror was of running into Theobald's arms in the immediate neighborhood of the flat.
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.
Frome had been driving me over to the Flats for about a week when one morning I looked out of my window into a thick snow-fall.