lattice-window love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as lattice, 2.


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  • There was an air of gloom in the tapestry hangings, which, with their worn-out graces, curtained the walls of the little chamber, and gently undulated as the autumnal breeze found its way through the ancient lattice-window, which pattered and whistled as the air gained entrance.

    The Tapestried Chamber

  • Now by decree of destiny, Queen Budur was sitting at a lattice-window overlooking the sea and saw the galley cast anchor upon the strand.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now it so happened that the Wazir of Bassorah, a man shot in years, was sitting at the lattice-window of his palace opposite the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I espied a lattice-window and behind it a wrist, than which I never beheld aught lovelier.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • However by looking right and left I came upon a porch swept and sprinkled, at the upper end whereof was a wooden bench under an open lattice-window, whence exhaled a scent of musk.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now in the new palace, which the one-eyed Wazir had bought for Princess Miriam, was a lattice-window overlooking his old house and the flat wherein Nur al-Din lodged.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But once in his own room he went to the low lattice-window that overlooked the mill-stream, and stood before it looking gravely forth over the still water.

    The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories

  • There was the little girl in the red cloak talking to the great grey wolf with the wicked eyes; the cottage with the bright pink roses climbing round the lattice-window, out of which jumped a little maid with golden hair, followed by the great big bear, the middle-sized bear, and the tiny bear.

    Knights of Art: Stories of the Italian Painters

  • At this time Love-cluster, anointed with cooling sandal, and clad in thin garments stood at her lattice-window.

    Twenty-Two Goblins

  • He threw open the lattice-window, and, setting his light upon the table, fell into a train of meditation on the hurried events of the two preceding days.

    The Inns and Taverns of "Pickwick"; with Some Observations on Their Other Associations,


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