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  • The hand-pulled punkahs, for in those days there were no electric fans, flapped vigorously to and fro in the crowded dining-saloon and agitated the hot food-smelling air.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • And I was just pulling the door to again when a sudden tremendous shock threw me off my feet, the Yangtse shuddered like an earthquake, plates shattered in the dining-saloon, and faint cries of alarm sounded from the steerage deck.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • As they passed through the end of the dining-saloon, whose tables were laden with bouquets of fresh and fragrant flowers, brought by loving friends to many of the passengers, Malcom's quick eye spied a little pile of letters on the end of a corner table.

    Barbara's Heritage Young Americans Among the Old Italian Masters

  • As the London lodging-houses seldom furnish dinners, I lost no time in seeking out a dining-saloon, which I had no difficulty in finding in the Strand.

    Three Years in Europe Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met

  • As they turned in the direction of the dining-saloon, the girl looked over her shoulder at the two maids, and smiled.

    The Hawk of Egypt

  • "Winifred," said Miss Thornton, as they were leaving the dining-saloon, "do you see that young Englishman at the farther table?"

    That Mainwaring Affair

  • Lieutenant Cohen, whom Harold Mainwaring introduced as an old classmate, and presently all three adjourned to the dining-saloon.

    That Mainwaring Affair

  • Miss Carleton were the only members of their party to venture forth to the dining-saloon, the others preferring to have a light repast served in their own apartments.

    That Mainwaring Affair

  • The grand dining-saloon is 52 feet long, 52 feet wide, and 9 feet high, or 17 feet in the way of the large opening to the drawing-room above.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 303, October 22, 1881

  • It was only the other day that I read in a Louisville paper of a gentleman going into the Gait-house Hotel, and deliberately shooting at another in the dining-saloon when full of people, missing his aim, and the hall lodging in the back of a stranger's chair who was quietly sitting at his dinner.

    Lands of the Slave and the Free Cuba, the United States, and Canada

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