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  • She knew it for the swing-door of the butler's pantry.

    To Kill a Man

  • A swing-door, furnished with a large oval pane of glass, shut this passage from the staircase, so as to fend off the cold air which rushed through it.

    Eug´┐Żnie Grandet

  • While Kennicott was chattering about a patent swing-door for the garage she saw the swing-doors of a prison.

    Main Street

  • There was a loud noise of conversation and the banging of the swing-door.

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

  • Vassilyevna and held out his hand to her; following his example, the others shook hands, too, at parting, and went out one after another, and the swing-door squeaked and slammed nine times.

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

  • The swing-door was continually banging, some coming in, others going out.

    The Schoolmistress and other stories

  • Passing the swing-door at the bottom, she ran up the stairs, her heart thumping painfully.

    The Man of Property

  • Some one passed out through the swing-door a moment before her, and as soon as she had issued beneath the portico, she saw that it was Jasper Milvain; she must have followed him through the hall, but her eyes had been cast down.

    New Grub Street

  • She stands for a moment at the swing-door, looking about her like a creature dazed by the light of a lamp.

    The Waves

  • Now let us follow him as he heaves through the swing-door to his own apartments.

    The Waves

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