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.
She read, paced, and finally just lay down to stare at the ceiling until morning came.
The conference room behind it was large and open, its ceiling cathedral and one wall twice the height of the others.
A stone dropped from the ceiling into the vat, and warm blood splashed over him.
There were handprints on the windows, as if someone had tried to escape, and blood splattered on the ceiling and the walls.
Kiera lay on the bed an hour after Evelyn left, staring at the white ceiling with its brightly corded edges.
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.
Jonny's gaze went upwards, as if he could see through the ceiling to the second floor.
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.
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).
The storm roared in through the ceiling, hail and water pelting her body while thunder deafened her.
He was about to ask if she played, but she was already appreciating the ceiling."My God, that's hand carved."
Reaching inside the door, he flipped the light switch and the room was flooded with light from a ceiling fan.
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.
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.
He pushed open the fourth door, walking into a large room stacked from floor to ceiling with ancient tablets, manuscripts, and books.
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.
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 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.
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.
Edith looked up at the ceiling once more but in a few moments there was only silence.
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.
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.
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.
Four-story buildings had been built to the ceiling, flanking a narrow pathway and canal of water, siphoned from the Mississippi.
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.
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.
She expected another similar chamber with a low ceiling and plain walls and was stunned at the massive cave before her.
Knocked the roof and ceiling all to splinters!