After he had kissed her Aladdin said: "I beg of you, Princess, in God's name, before we speak of anything else, for your own sake and mine, tell me what has become of an old lamp I left on the cornice
in the hall of four-and-twenty windows, when I went a-hunting."
The bricks are too cold for 'em, and the heat of the room is just what they like." He put his hands to the corner of the cloth and ripped the rotten stuff from the cornice
. It gave great sound of tearing, and Strickland put his head through the opening into the dark of the angle of the roof beams.
de Bellegarde began to gaze at the cornice
again; he apparently had something more to say.
The walls on either side were of bronze from end to end, and the cornice
was of blue enamel.
The palazzo suddenly seemed so obtrusively old and dirty, the spots on the curtains, the cracks in the floors, the broken plaster on the cornices
became so disagreeably obvious, and the everlasting sameness of Golenishtchev, and the Italian professor and the German traveler became so wearisome, that they had to make some change.
All the houses nearly are one-and two-story, made of thick walls of stone, plastered outside, square as a dry-goods box, flat as a floor on top, no cornices
, whitewashed all over--a crowded city of snowy tombs!
A second group of artists disposed themselves on these long appendages, then a third above these, then a fourth, until a human monument reaching to the very cornices
of the theatre soon arose on top of the noses.
There are no cornices
; but the folds of the whole fabric (which are sharp rather than massive, and have an airy appearance), issue from beneath a broad entablature of rich giltwork, which encircles the room at the junction of the ceiling and walls.
They went into the chateau; there was nothing but gilding, high and low; the cornices
were gilt, the mouldings were gilt, the legs and arms of the chairs were gilt.
The gables are turned to the front, and there are cornices
, as big as all the rest of the house, over the eaves and over the main doors.
There is an enclosed porch with Minton tiled floor and door to the entrance hall with picture rail, detailed cornice
and plasterwork arch with corbels.
The large sitting room is complemented by an ornate panelled ceiling cornice
and also a marble fireplace.