Headlights flashed on the curtains briefly and a car door slammed.
She stared into the flames, wondering why none of the windows had curtains, and why so many things were left to gather dust in the attic.
It wasn't the first time she had done so, but this morning she had run across some curtains and rugs in the attic.
Sometimes. Anyway, it's the paneling that makes the room so dark, not the curtains over the windows.
The rest of the walls were bare, the curtains drawn even during daylight, and the heavy wooden furniture solid and worn.
Light poured in from a large window, and a fan overhead made the curtains flutter.
The room was dark aside from curtains opened to allow the moon to shine through.
Her curtains were down to seal away the sunlight, and she was curled up in a ball in the middle of her bed with her back to the door.
She suddenly realized the curtains were open, and the sun streaming into her window didn't hurt her eyes.
It was bright, the windows open to the soft underworld breeze and curtains fluttering.
Then it is curtains for sure... and much more gruesome.
Rubbing the sleep from her eyes, Carmen trudged across the room and drew the curtains back from her window.
I didn't get any curtains or furniture yet.
It resembled a studio apartment with a real bed and dresser, a restroom cordoned off by opaque curtains in one corner, a small study where he kept his war docs, a kitchenette, rugs, and a small living area.
The curtains closed and the lights came on.
They're getting ready to open the curtains again.
The same breeze giving the curtains heartburn tossed her hair around, and she pushed it aside, a flash of red making her gasp.
Was she dead or … A glimpse of blue beyond the curtains drew her to the balcony, and she pushed the drapes aside, astonished to see the swath of ocean resembling miles of blue silk.
In the upper part of the river the reservoirs are partially protected by curtains of verdure from the effects of the evaporation which makes itself so severely felt on the treeless seaboard.
Marble terraces and balustrades surround the tank, and a marble causeway leads across the water to the temple, whose gilded walls, roof, dome and cupolas, with vivid touches of red curtains, are reflected in the still water.
Mr English, one of his secretaries, has furnished a picture of him at this period seated in a study lined on two sides with books and darkened by green screens and curtains of blue muslin, which required readjustment with almost every cloud that passed across the sky.
I would observe, by the way, that it costs me nothing for curtains, for I have no gazers to shut out but the sun and moon, and I am willing that they should look in.
The curtains were drawn, and a single candle was burning on the table, screened by a bound music book so that the light did not fall on the cot.
Leading from the study was a passage in which a partition with ragged curtains could be seen.
She got up quickly just as Nicholas entered, almost ran to the door which was hidden by curtains, struck her head against it, and rushed from the room with a moan either of pain or sorrow.