"A throng of bearded men, in sad-colored garments and gray, steeple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the..."
"Dr. Iannis had enjoyed a satisfactory day in which none of his patients had died or got any worse."
"One may as well begin with Helens letters to her sister."
"While the present century was in its teens, and on one sun-shiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large..."
"The play – for which Briony had designed posters, programs and tickets, constructed the sales booth out of a folding screen tipped on its side, and lined the collection box in red crepe paper – was..."
"The Signora had no business to do it," said Miss Bartlett, "no business at all. She promised us south rooms with a view close together, instead of which here are north rooms, looking into a...
"It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love."
"The hotel and its bright, tan prayer rug of a beach were one.On the pleasant shore of the French Riviera, about half way between Marseilles and the Italian border, stands a large, proud,..."
"'You too will marry a boy I choose' said Mrs Rupa Mehra firmly to her younger daughter."
"The book was thick and black and covered with dust."