Sometimes. Anyway, it's the paneling that makes the room so dark, not the curtains over the windows.
She suddenly realized the curtains were open, and the sun streaming into her window didn't hurt her eyes.
I didn't get any curtains or furniture yet.
You know, this house wouldn't be as cold if there were some curtains on the window and some rugs on the floor.
Curtains shut out the light.
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.
There are some curtains and rugs in the attic - I'm sure you've already found them.
By noon she had the pictures and mirrors on the walls and was hanging the curtains when Cade came in.
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.
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.
Irritated, Sofia pulled open the curtains to his windows overlooking the bed.
The curtains closed at his silent command, and she lay still, waiting for him to make some move on her.
Fuming anyway, she pushed the curtains away from the balcony door and stepped into the night, winter's chill taking some of the heat out of her.
A breeze made her curtains flutter, and she closed it, certain Claire's cries of ecstasy would soon fill the air around the mansion.
Her curtains were open, as they had been every night since she transformed.
He stood on the balcony, visible beyond the transparent curtains rustling in the moving haze.
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.
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.
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.
Failing such protection mosquito curtains should be used.
Elastic web weaving by power looms is carried on to a great extent, and the manufacture of lace and net curtains, gimp trimmings, braids and cords.
The industries embrace granite quarries, wood-pulp factories, and factories for sugar, tobacco, curtains, travelling-bags, boots, &c. There are railway communications with Gothenburg and all parts of Sweden and regular coastal and steamer services.
Like Conde was content to draw aside the curtains for him to pass, and to sue for the hand of Richelieu's niece for his son, the "Great Conde."
A b c is fixed at the top of a small tent furnished with opaque curtains so as to prevent the diffused daylight from overpowering the image on the paper, and in the darkened tent the images of external objects are seen very distinctly.
Her woven and embroidered stuffs have always been beautiful; but in former times few pieces of size and splendour were produced, if we except the curtains used for draping festival cars and the hangings of temples.
They were often Vehkles constructed of rich lacquer; the curtains suspended in front were of the finest bamboo workmanship, with thick cords and tassels of plaited silk, and the draught animal, an ox of handsome proportions, was brilliantly caparisoned.
The manufactures of lace, carpets and curtains, furniture and carriages may be particularly mentioned, but it is chiefly as a place of residence for the well-to-do that the city has increased in size and population.
Up the curtains, and then lifting the hinged frames to a horizontal position under the overhead bridge by means of chains worked by a winch on the bridge.
The uniform is a complete suit of mail, with a helmet, from which leather curtains fall over the shoulders.
Lace and lace curtains are made largely at Nottingham.
Other persons attached to a temple were priests, augurs, sacrificers, barbers, officials in charge of the curtains, masons, &c. (NSI.
Kingston's principal manufactures are tobacco, cigars and cigarettes, street railway cars and boats; other manufactures are Rosendale cement, bricks, shirts, lace curtains, brushes, motor wheels, sash and blinds.
(4) Curtains or Draperies.
At several stations in Greenland auroral curtains have been observed when passing right overhead to narrow to a thin luminous streak, exactly as a vertical sheet of light would seem to do to one passing underneath it.
The climax was reached when at a given- moment the curtains of the shrine placed on the boat were withdrawn, and the god was revealed to the eyes of the awe-struck multitude.
The weaving of lace curtains has made considerable progress, in 1878 only 45 hands being employed against 2875 in 1 9 01.
Immediately on his arrival in the Holy City he applied himself, at the request of the inhabitants, to the renewal of the curtains which covered the exterior walls of the Ka`ba.
Of the second kind, galim (used in Europe for curtains, hangings, and chair-covers), considerable quantities are exported from Shushter and Kurdistan.
Tweeds, blankets, shawls, tartans, lace curtains, cottons and winceys are also produced.
This second move is characteristically expressed by the statements that Caleb's first wife was Azubah ("` abandoned," desert region) - Jerioth ("tent curtains") appears to have been another - and that after the death of Hezron he united with Ephrath (v.
Though ignorant of the legal ritual and prayers, they performed the tawaf with enthusiasm, throwing themselves against the Ka`ba and clinging to its curtains as a child clings to its mother.
In Actinia, as in all Anthozoan zooids, the coelenteron is not a simple cavity, as in a Hydroid, but is divided by a number of radial folds or curtains of soft tissue into a corresponding number of radial chambers.
The acoustic quality of a room may be improved by breaking up the smooth surfaces by curtains or by arrangement of furniture.
Their houses, of which the framework is timber and the rest lattice and thatch, are ingeniously constructed, with great taste in ornamentation, and are well furnished with mats, mosquito-curtains, baskets, fans, nets and cooking and other utensils.
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.
If only there were some curtains on the windows and rugs on the floors.
The room was dark aside from curtains opened to allow the moon to shine through.