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  • I followed Mr Tough Guy down the stairs and across the courtyard to a door marked Escalier B.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • Ahead of her, the Grand Escalier soared up beneath the burnished copper dome.

    Sepulchre

  • I followed Mr Tough Guy down the stairs and across the courtyard to a door marked Escalier B.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • I followed Mr Tough Guy down the stairs and across the courtyard to a door marked Escalier B.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • The faux pearls and silver beads on the fringe of her dress clipped against the marble treads of the steps as she rushed through the rose marble columns, the gilded statues and the friezes, and towards the sweeping Grand Escalier.

    Sepulchre

  • I followed Mr Tough Guy down the stairs and across the courtyard to a door marked Escalier B.

    The Woman in the Fifth

  • Those massive blocks of red-veined marble lining the hall — emulating in their surface-glitter the Escalier de

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • Richard hurried up the internal staircase to Reg's bedroom and phoned L"Esprit d"Escalier.

    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

  • There was formerly a magnificent Stair Case Escalier, winding round it in a Spiral from the Ground to the Top, and it is said that some General once rode to the Top of it, in a Coach, or on horse back.

    John Adams diary 30, 13 November 1779 - 6 January 1780

  • Ground, to the top of it, and it is said that some General once road in a Coach or on Horseback to the highest Step of the Escalier.

    John Adams autobiography, part 3, "Peace," 1779-1780

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