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  • The statesman was seated in a spacious library, once a banqueting-room in the old Castle of Ravenswood, as was evident from the armorial insignia still displayed on the carved roof, which was vaulted with Spanish chestnut, and on the stained glass of the casement, through which gleamed

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Municipal Guard, on the west at the courtyard of the Conciergerie, and on the south they adjoin a large vaulted hall, formerly, no doubt, the banqueting-room, but at present disused.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • It conducts to the famous petits appartements of Lord Steyne — one, sir, fitted up all in ivory and white satin, another in ebony and black velvet; there is a little banqueting-room taken from

    Vanity Fair

  • Melmotte, when his guests ascended his stairs, went back into the banqueting-room and through to the hall, and wandered about till he found Miles Grendall.

    The Way We Live Now

  • He walked down into the hall, and through the banqueting-room, and stood at the place where he himself had sat.

    The Way We Live Now

  • From this antechamber opened a banqueting-room of moderate size, but brilliant enough to dazzle the eyes of the spectator with the richness of its furniture.


  • The courtiers were, for example, in the Great Hall, after having left the banqueting-room, awaiting the appearance of a splendid masque, which was the expected entertainment of this evening, when the Queen interrupted


  • In order to obey this signal, the company were under the necessity of crossing the inner court of the Castle, that they might reach the new buildings containing the large banqueting-room, in which preparations for supper were made upon a scale of profuse magnificence, corresponding to the occasion.


  • The House in Soho Square has a very fine banqueting-room, the ceiling said to have been painted by Angelica

    Notes and Queries, Number 16, February 16, 1850

  • St. Mary's Hall, in Coventry, is so good a specimen of an ancient banqueting-room that perhaps I may profitably devote a page or two to the description of it.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 70, August, 1863


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