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  • Then she laughed at her foolishness, remembered Billy and the four-roomed cottage on Pine Street, and went to bed with her mind filled for the hundredth time with the details of the furniture.

    CHAPTER XII

  • Bob had but fifteen “Bob” a-week himself; he pocketed on Saturdays but fifteen copies of his Christian name; and yet the Ghost of Christmas Present blessed his four-roomed house!

    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Stave 3 The Second of the Three Spirits | Solar Flare: Science Fiction News

  • It was a small four-roomed weatherboard cottage, with a bark roof, but very neatly put on.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • A four-roomed cottage, a log lock-up with two cells, a four-stalled stable, and a horse-yard.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • We are beyond the little territory of Malacca, but this bit of land was ceded to England after the “Malay disturbances” in 1875, and on it has been placed the Sempang police station, a four-roomed shelter, roofed with attap, a thatch made of the fronds of the nipah palm, supported on high posts — an idea perhaps borrowed from the mangrove — and reached by a ladder.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • She had bought a four-roomed cottage and shared it with an actress.

    Between the Acts

  • To the right an isolated row of gaunt four-roomed houses, dark red, blackened by smoke.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • The four-roomed, weatherboard cottage, to which at a later date

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • A short walk brought her to the four-roomed cottage where Ned lived with wife and children.

    Australia Felix

  • There were 8001 registered and 7794 unregistered residents living in the 1145 four-roomed houses.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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