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  • “She has not appeared even yet,” said Lindesay, who had now reached the midst of the parlour or audience-room; “how call you this trifling?”

    The Abbot

  • Do you then wish to be useful? in what? tell us that we may run to your audience-room.

    The Discourses of Epictetus

  • The lower part of the house, which is supported on pillars, is mainly open, and is used for billiard-room, church, lounging-room, afternoon tea-room, and audience-room; but I see nothing of the friendly, easy-going to and fro of Chinese and Malays, which was a pleasant feature of the

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • The audience-room was a trifle larger than usual, with low shady eaves, a half-flying roof, and a pair of doorways for the dangerous but indispensable draught; a veteran sofa and a few rickety chairs composed the furniture, and the throne was known by its boarded seat, which would have been useful in taking a “lamp-bath.”

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • It was a pleasant courtyard instead of an audience-room, with verdant trellises shading stone benches and com­fortable cushions.

    Kushiel's Avatar

  • Supposedly, words Philip of Macedon had a servant repeat in the audience-room.

    Author unknown

  • On the day of the homicide Stephens had attended a Democratic meeting, upstairs in the court house, in the audience-room.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922

  • We took a farewell view of the audience-room from the very pulpit into which Wesley ascended to preach his Good News of Christ.

    Questionable Amusements and Worthy Substitutes

  • After a weary waiting in the noon sun, which was not, however, very oppressive, the doors were again opened, and Mrs. Lively was admitted to the audience-room.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 33, December, 1873

  • Scots were of course the most interesting to visitors; and in her audience-room, where she had such distressing interviews with John Knox, the famous Presbyterian divine and reformer, we saw the bed that was used by King Charles I when he resided at Holyrood, and afterwards occupied on one occasion, in September 1745, by his descendant Prince

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

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