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  • Another mansion, which N.P. Willis justly describes as “a fairy palace of taste and art,” though not so extensive, was equally beautiful, and possessed a large winter-garden.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • It was on that evening I was at the manor-house waiting for you to fetch me; I was in the winter-garden with Albert, and we were sitting silent together, when we fancied we heard a cry.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • As a consolation for the severities of winter and the utter lack of beauty in the situation and surroundings of Munich, he has his winter-garden, that mysterious enclosure at the top of the palace, which is a perpetual irritant to the curiosity of the public, who grudge to their ruler every token of that possession of his which he seems to value above all the rest -- his privacy.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 31, October, 1873

  • Eden of the winter-garden, and Michael released her abruptly.

    The Lamp of Fate

  • No one is less inclined to depreciate that magnificent winter-garden at the Crystal Palace: yet let me, if I choose, prefer my own; I argue that, in the first place, it is far larger.

    MacMillan's Reading Books Book V

  • They had danced it in utter silence -- a tense, packed silence, vibrant with significances half-hidden, half-understood, and she found herself quivering with a strange uncertainty and nervousness as she and Quarrington together made their way into the dim-lit quiet of the winter-garden opening off the ballroom.

    The Lamp of Fate

  • That night in the winter-garden he had been on the verge of trusting her, ready to believe in her, and she had vowed to herself that she would prove worthy of his trust.

    The Lamp of Fate

  • Of what had taken place in the winter-garden at Lady Arabella's Gillian was, of course, in ignorance, and she had therefore no idea that the intrusion of Kit Raynham's affairs at this particular juncture was doubly unwelcome.

    The Lamp of Fate

  • A few years hence this winter-garden will, with one exception to which we next proceed, be the main attraction at the Park.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 100, April, 1876

  • It had all happened so suddenly -- that last, unpremeditated dance, those tense, vibrant moments in the winter-garden, then the jarring interruption of other couples seeking its fragrant coolness.

    The Lamp of Fate

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