Stories involving the Queen Mary include a young girl who died near the pool when sliding down the banister, and a seaman getting crushed to death while attempting to escape from a fire.
They can run fairly well and negotiate stairs holding on to a banister with one hand and putting both feet on each step before going on to the next one.
She touched the banister and looked upstairs.
On a banister post stood a tallow candle which guttered in the draft.
He held the banister with his good arm and waved to her with the other.
Carmen gripped the porch banister and stared down at him silently.
She leaned on the banister and breathed deeply of the clean air.
Unaccustomed to the weight of the rucksack on her back, she almost toppled over at the first step of the stairwell and caught the banister with both hands.
Lifting the skirt slightly with one hand so she wouldn't trip on it, she let the other hand slide lightly down the banister for added balance.
Among the performances of less renown, but of much practical utility in surveying and opening new paths through the country, we may mention that of Captain Banister, showing the way across the southern part of Western Australia, from Swan river to King George Sound, and that of Messrs Robinson and G.