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  • The windows dark and double-barred, the tops boarded up to save mending; and only a little four-paned eyelet-hole of a casement to let in air; more, however, coming in at broken panes than could come in at that.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The glass of the four-paned window overlooking the back garden and walking paths of the institute was a double-layer mesh sandwich, the sash for show only—it wasn't built to open.

    The Girls He Adored

  • She staggered over to the small four-paned sash window, opened it, stuck her head out.

    The Girls He Adored

  • She walked to the front door and knocked under its four-paned window.

    Courting Trouble

  • The Jenkins family were fully as ignorant as were their neighbors of the nature of the contemplated occupant of the new edifice commonly referred to as the "cow-house," The Boarder put up a very substantial shed with a four-paned window and a door that locked though not very securely.

    Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley

  • And she climbed up on the shaky old wooden table, and placed the pail on the ledge of the four-paned cellar window.

    Harper's Young People, November 11, 1879 An Illustrated Weekly

  • 'Twas a summer morn, and the breezy call of the incense-breathing lady, as Gray the poet calls her, came delightfully upon our heated forehead, as we pushed down the four-paned rattling window of that clumsy typefication of slowness, misnamed a diligence, to escape from the stifling atmosphere of the

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 357, June, 1845

  • On one side of the little room there was a square four-paned window, and on the other,

    Of Mice And Men

  • It was the room of a mountain cabin, with its skiis and snowshoes; with its rough chinkings in the interstices of the logs which formed the mainstay of the house, with its four-paned windows, with its uncouthness, yet with its comfort.

    The White Desert

  • Using the chair as a battering-ram, without malice -- joy being in my heart -- I deliberately thrust two of its legs through an upper and a lower pane of a four-paned plate glass window.

    A Mind That Found Itself An Autobiography

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