The ceiling began to crumble.
The walls and ceiling glittered with gold and precious gems.
She stared at the ceiling, enjoying the breeze skating through the windows.
Alex lifted his brows and turned his palms up to the ceiling in defeat.
Panic and tears soon drained her of energy, and she stared listlessly at the bloodied ceiling until the man in the corner stirred.
A window in the ceiling opened.
In his large study, the walls of which were hung to the ceiling with Persian rugs, bearskins, and weapons, sat Dolokhov in a traveling cloak and high boots, at an open desk on which lay an abacus and some bundles of paper money.
Darian lay on his back staring at the ceiling with brooding golden eyes, his horribly scarred body hidden under turtleneck and gloves and socks, even in the safety of his room.
She read, paced, and finally just lay down to stare at the ceiling until morning came.
Aside from the limb that still stuck down through the ceiling into her bed, the room was a mess.
The stones were dark, the air musty, the ceiling low.
There were handprints on the windows, as if someone had tried to escape, and blood splattered on the ceiling and the walls.
Visitors are shown the "Church of the Annunciation" with caves (including a fragment of a pillar hanging from the ceiling, and said to be miraculously supported) which are described as the scene of the annunciation, the "workshop of Joseph," the "synagogue," and a stone table, said to have been used by Christ.
A look around her bedchamber with its black, stone walls, ceiling and floor revealed nothing remotely edible.
She had tied the silk cord to the brass gas lamp at the ceiling in the center of the room, before knotting the other end about her soft white neck.
He was about to ask if she played, but she was already appreciating the ceiling."My God, that's hand carved."
An open fire acts by radiation; it warms the air in a room by first warming the walls, floor, ceiling and articles in the room, and these in turn warm the air.
Reaching inside the door, he flipped the light switch and the room was flooded with light from a ceiling fan.
The storm roared in through the ceiling, hail and water pelting her body while thunder deafened her.
A stone dropped from the ceiling into the vat, and warm blood splashed over him.
The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.
The kitchen had been completely remodeled and there was a ceiling fan in every room.
He strode through more corridors than she was able to count, down several flights of stairs and finally to a short, dead end hallway with a ceiling that towered ten stories above.
The room was dark, the floor-to-ceiling windows displaying the incredible views of the Eiffel Tower, whose frame was outlined by lights against the dark Parisian sky She was about to step onto the balcony when a knock at the door drew her attention.
She expected another similar chamber with a low ceiling and plain walls and was stunned at the massive cave before her.
Edith looked up at the ceiling once more but in a few moments there was only silence.
Jonny's gaze went upwards, as if he could see through the ceiling to the second floor.
Daniel himself felt this, and as usual stood just inside the door, trying to speak softly and not move, for fear of breaking something in the master's apartment, and he hastened to say all that was necessary so as to get from under that ceiling, out into the open under the sky once more.
The ceiling above us was divided with half the room beneath a concrete slab and the remainder under what appeared as thick planking, well out of reach to either of us.
There was one vent in the ceiling, not large enough for her hand let alone her body.
This one was the size of a small apartment, stacked ceiling to floor with bodies.
He pushed open the fourth door, walking into a large room stacked from floor to ceiling with ancient tablets, manuscripts, and books.
Deidre opened her eyes and blinked rapidly, realizing the black she tried to clear from her sight was the black ceiling of the operating room.
The silk cord was fastened to the brass gas lamp that centered the ceiling of the room, the other end tightly knotted about her soft white neck.
The music room had raised panel cherry walls and a coffered ceiling with intricately carved beams.
He lay staring at the ceiling for a time, attempting to push away the torment; it had gripped him so completely that resistance was futile.
Jackson fixed his eyes on the ceiling, bracing for the lecture about responsibility that was sure to come from Sarah.
The room was smaller than her studio at home, yet Elisabeth felt it was more inspiring, with the coffered ceiling and wainscoting.
She gazed at the soft ceiling lighting before tilting her head to see whose quiet voices she heard.
When Kelli woke her, the warehouse was dark, except for the low light of lanterns like the one dangling from the ceiling into Lana's room.
One small window was high up against the nine-foot ceiling, barely wider than the span of her two hands.
A single bulb dangled from the ceiling, lighting up a wide area but not the entire space.
The walls and ceiling of the fine Romanesque interior are covered with frescoes of 1570, subdued in colour and well suited to the character of the building; those of the octagonal cupola representing the Assumption of the Virgin are by Correggio, but much restored.
There are other beautiful ceiling frescoes by Correggio in the former Benedictine nunnery of S.
The ceiling of that of Orchomenos, and the painted vases and gold cups from the Vaphio tomb by Sparta, with their marvellous reliefs showing scenes of bull-hunting, represent the late palace style at Cnossus in its final development.
This is a Grecian building (1785), with a richly ornamented ceiling and inlaid altarpavement; it also contains much fine sculpture in the memorials to former dukes, and is the burial-place of Field Marshal Lord Raglan, who was the youngest son of the 5th duke of Beaufort.
The Scuola di San Marco is now a part of the town hospital, and besides its facade, already described, it is remarkable for the handsome carved ceiling in the main hall (1463).
Knocked the roof and ceiling all to splinters!
Lightning split the ceiling with a boom, frying several vamps in the crowd.
Until she saw the blood on the walls and ceiling, she thought it was a surgical room.
He leaned back, and a recessed, marble ceiling came into view.
She was pressed against the ceiling despite the gravity controller in the pod.
He held onto the railing lining the ceiling with one hand and beat at whatever was in the hole in the ceiling with his other hand.
Four-story buildings had been built to the ceiling, flanking a narrow pathway and canal of water, siphoned from the Mississippi.
Kiera lay on the bed an hour after Evelyn left, staring at the white ceiling with its brightly corded edges.
The lanterns hanging from the warehouse ceiling were all lit.
It was him from ceiling to floor.
She stared at the sunbeams moving across the ceiling, not remembering where she was or how she arrived.
The conference room behind it was large and open, its ceiling cathedral and one wall twice the height of the others.