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  • The Medic was taking recycling outside, as I recall, and they were standing on their doorstep hammering on the (scary-looking) door (it's all black and flat with a lion's-head knocker - looks like something out of a ghost story) having lost their keys.

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  • The "Versace" room offers warm hues and abundant space--not to mention a Gianni Versace-designed bed and a lion's-head fireplace.

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  • No one's getting in here, roared the lion's-head brass knocker in the center of the massive oak door.

    The Burglar On The Prowl

  • There was a cast-iron boot scraper at the top of the steps, and on the front door a brass lion's-head knocker.

    The Delicate Storm

  • A loud radio blares from inside Big Red's apartment, but she doesn't answer, despite my hammering with her lion's-head door knocker.

    Brannon's Choice

  • After watching the arrival of three or four more chairs and one carriage, I summoned up all my resolution and gave a feeble rat-tat with the massive iron lion's-head which served as knocker.

    The Yeoman Adventurer

  • He made beautiful sideboards which were inlaid and finished with a brass rail around the sides and back of the top, and round or oval or lion's-head handles with rings.

    Furnishing the Home of Good Taste A Brief Sketch of the Period Styles in Interior Decoration with Suggestions as to Their Employment in the Homes of Today

  • The Regent's Nile-boat was not less splendid; the wood-work shone with gilding, the cabin was furnished with gay Babylonian carpets; a lion's-head formed the prow, as formerly in Hatasu's sea-going vessels, and two large rubies shone in it, for eyes.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • The airy Trophy Room restaurant next door is designed to look like an outdoor Spanish courtyard, complete with a spouting lion's-head fountain and Salamancan columns.

    Chicago Reader

  • With its lion's-head symbol and a shining "gem" in the handle, the good king's golden sword is soft and.

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