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rez-de-chaussee

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  • He found the "domicile" that very day: a tawdrily furnished rez-de-chaussee, obviously destined to far different uses.

    The Glimpses of the Moon

  • The whole house having been thrown open, the apartments of the rez-de-chaussee were also accessible, though

    The American

  • While Delaherche was raising himself on tiptoe and trying to peer through the windows of the _rez-de-chaussee_, an old woman at his side, some poor day-worker of the neighborhood, with shapeless form and hands calloused and distorted by many years of toil, was mumbling between her teeth:

    The Downfall

  • Then all hands, desiring to ascertain what was going on, hurried forward to the house, and there their curiosity was quickly gratified; the doors and windows of the _rez-de-chaussee_ had been smashed in with musket-butts and the yawning apertures disclosed the destruction that the marauders had wrought in the rooms within, while on the graveled terrace lay various articles of furniture that had been hurled from the stoop.

    The Downfall

  • The _rez-de-chaussee_ was quickly in a blaze, the smoke poured in dense black volumes from the wounds in the front and roof.

    The Downfall

  • The _rez-de-chaussee_ was divided into enormous workshops and lit by windows black with dust.

    L'Assommoir

  • And with an envious heart she stammered out that it would be very well, certainly, but when she had recovered herself a little she began to talk of the dampness of the courtyard and of the darkness of the _rez-de-chaussee_.

    L'Assommoir

  • Knowing these things, and perceiving that my concierge was absorbed in discussing scandal on the opposite side of the street, I took advantage of her absence from her post to slip down to the rez-de-chaussee, pounce on the unfortunate dog, whom I found seated hopelessly at the entrance, and smuggle him upstairs into my rooms.

    Dreams and Dream Stories

  • _rez-de-chaussee_ -- the rattling of dishes being washed, the scraping of saucepans, and all that sort of thing.

    L'Assommoir

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