lounging-place love

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  • A man could not make a lounging-place of a saloon without occasionally buying something over the bar.

    Chapter 19

  • The palace coming down to be the lounging-place of noisy soldiers, and being forced to echo their rough talk, and common oaths, and to have their garments fluttering from its dirty windows, was some reduction of its state, and something to rejoice at; but the day in its cells, and the sky for the roof of its chambers of cruelty — that was its desolation and defeat!

    Pictures from Italy

  • The house had a front upon a little grassy, empty, rural piazza which occupied a part of the hill-top; and this front, pierced with a few windows in irregular relations and furnished with a stone bench lengthily adjusted to the base of the structure and useful as a lounging-place to one or two persons wearing more or less of that air of undervalued merit which in

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • This collection, founded on the idea of the South Kensington Museum, makes a most agreeable lounging-place in the Kruger mansion, and is, in the absence of most of the opulent owners of private picture-galleries and the closing of the National Academy, almost our only artistic amusement at present.

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

  • Heaps of dry leaves, tossed together by the wind, as if for a couch and lounging-place for the weary traveller, while the sun is warming it for him.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866

  • The house had been put in order, the carpets covered with canvas, the halls and stairs decorated with palms and potted plants; and in the afternoon Mr. Ryder sat on his front porch, which the shade of a vine running up over a wire netting made a cool and pleasant lounging-place.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • Hence it happened that the "Variety Store" often afforded the first introduction to Warren society; indeed, so sharp was the rivalry between it, as a lounging-place, and the tavern, that, when a youth was won over from the bar-room to its counter fascinations, his work of regeneration was regarded by Mr. Purdo as begun; and the walk round the corner to the parsonage (which Miss Dinsmore's hats suggested) made his calling and election sure.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 97, November, 1865

  • "This is my lounging-place," he said, pointing to the sofa beneath the window.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • The _chaise-longue_ is suitable for bedroom or dressing-room, but it is an especially luxurious lounging-place when you are having your hair done.

    The House in Good Taste

  • The boudoir has a certain suggestion of intimacy because it is a personal and not a general room, but while it may be used as a lounging-place occasionally, it is also a thoroughly dignified room where a woman may receive her chosen friends when she pleases.

    The House in Good Taste

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