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  • Over the low-arched gateway which led into the yard there was a carved stone, exhibiting some attempt at armorial bearings; and above the inner entrance hung, and had hung, for many years, the mouldering hatchment, which announced that umquhile Laurence Dumbie of Dumbiedikes had been gathered to his fathers in Newbattle kirkyard.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • So saying, we entered a small low-arched door, secured by a wicket, which a grave-looking person seemed on the point of closing, and descended several steps as if into the funeral vaults beneath the church.

    Rob Roy

  • “I will,” said Lord Newhaven, and he wrote a short letter in his small upright hand, closed the envelope, addressed and stamped it, and sauntered out through the low-arched door into the garden.

    Red Pottage

  • In a low-arched and dusky passage, by which he endeavoured to work his way to the hall of the castle, he was interrupted by a female form.

    Ivanhoe

  • While he mentally fumed and cursed, they came to a low-arched gateway in the southern wall, and through this they filed.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • While he mentally fumed and cursed, they came to a low-arched gateway in the southern wall, and through this they filed.

    The Bloody Crown Of Conan

  • Crossing this dusky entry, and on through yon low-arched way — cut through what in old times must have been a great central chimney with fireplaces all round — you enter the public room.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • These have their gable ends to the street; great bow windows, with diamond panes set in lead, grotesque carvings, and low-arched doorways. 41 41

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • “This way, gentlemen,” said Carlton, directing the beam of his lantern approximately thirty degrees to the left, where I now perceived the mouth of what appeared to be a narrow, low-arched tunnel.

    Nevermore

  • While he mentally fumed and cursed, they came to a low-arched gateway in the southern wall, and through this they filed.

    The Conan Chronicles

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