The house is still but a sort of porch at the entrance of a burrow.
They went through the porch and into the stable.
As she walked through the screened porch, a tall figure stepped out of the evening shadows.
The porch posts were black metal with a filigree design.
He is waiting at the porch, said the adjutant.
Winston rose and steered Dean out to the porch abruptly.
From the porch we could see the huddled figure of Howie Abbott sitting under a large red umbrella on the edge of the pier.
Now, thanks to an early February thaw, it was warm enough to haul out the front porch rockers and pretend it was summer in the warmth of the mid-afternoon sun.
He led her across the wide porch and unlocked the door, flipping on the light.
Sitting on the edge of the porch, she took deep breaths of the fresh air.
The captain went out into the porch and gave some orders in a loud voice.
In the uniform of the Preobrazhensk regiment--white chamois-leather breeches and high boots-- and wearing a star Rostov did not know (it was that of the Legion d'honneur), the monarch came out into the porch, putting on his gloves and carrying his hat under his arm.
At the porch he met two of the landed gentry, one of whom he knew.
The level of activity at Norfolk Police Headquarters made Parkside's much smaller operation look like the front porch of an old folk home.
Nicholas went out into the porch to question him, and immediately after the elder had given a few replies the sound of cries and blows were heard.
She took his hand to lead him up to the porch where Fred stood.
Finally I got to the porch and you screamed.
She followed Cade up the steps and across the wide porch, waiting as he unlocked the door.
The Deans retreated to the front porch, allowing Fred and Martha time alone, and Maria to her new chores.
She paused on the sagging porch until he beckoned her in.
She watched from the porch as he strode to his car.
The fact that it was the perfect place for a house and provided a spectacular view from the wide porch, was beside the point.
They used to hang in long festoons from our porch, filling the whole air with their fragrance, untainted by any earthy smell; and in the early morning, washed in the dew, they felt so soft, so pure, I could not help wondering if they did not resemble the asphodels of God's garden.
Prince Hippolyte laughed spasmodically as he stood in the porch waiting for the vicomte whom he had promised to take home.
As he brought the boxes to the porch, she carried them inside.
Reaching the large house near the Horse Guards' barracks, in which Anatole lived, Pierre entered the lighted porch, ascended the stairs, and went in at the open door.
Kutuzov went out into the porch with Bagration.
In the hall the porch door opened, and someone asked, "At home?" and then footsteps were heard.
"They've brought us all to ruin... the brigands!" he repeated, and descended the porch steps.
Princess Mary stopped at the porch, still horrified by her spiritual baseness and trying to arrange her thoughts before going to her father.
The adjutant came out to the porch and asked Prince Andrew to lunch with him.
Pierre dressed hurriedly and, instead of going to see them, went to the back porch and out through the gate.
The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
One day when they were sitting on the porch steps together, Brandon proposed a solution.
The two women adjourned to the front porch to cut green beans and shuck corn.
Howie and I were relegated to shucking more corn and cutting up strawberries on the covered front porch as we watched the rain continue to fall.
It's a nice house, a keen house, complete with a front porch and swing.
He found Speck on the back porch, smoking a cigar while gazing at the glowing wheat fields.
Cynthia didn't ask him to join her and he was more than happy to remain rocking a groove in the front porch decking.
She stood on the front porch, puffing on her cigarette as if sucking in a lung full of chemicals might somehow help matters.
They paused on the front porch, taking off their boots and shaking their clothes in the afternoon sun.
The Deans found themselves alone on the front porch, with only Mrs. Lincoln for company, as Fred was off to the library for more research.
He joined them on the porch, licking an ice cream and pulling over the fourth rocker so as not to disturb Mrs. Lincoln, who gazed longingly at the dripping vanilla.
Exiting traffic from the fireworks delayed his progress, but as he turned in front of Bird Song both Fred and Cynthia were on the porch to greet him.
Ginger Dawkins was sitting on the porch in her pretty blue sweater as if she'd never huffed and puffed her exit a day earlier.
The woman walked toward the porch with her head down.
He stepped out on the front porch, phone to his ear as his gaze probed through the trees.
When she reached the porch and stepped up on it, she paused, studying a muddy track.
A red-eyed Lori went out on the porch and talked to them while Carmen got Destiny ready for bed.
She sat there for a long time, leaning against the porch post and thinking about the first time they had met.
Leaving Him on the porch with a bowl full of food, she climbed into the car and headed for the hospital.
Alex was sitting on the porch swing, nursing a cup of coffee the morning they arrived to work on the house.
Through the window she watched him stand and walk over to the porch rail, watching them intently.
White high-heeled sandals clicked smartly as she walked across the porch behind Alex.
The winter season precluded the front porch rocking chair conferences of last summer and since the past autumn the group's confabs had been replaced with side-of-the-bed meetings in the Deans' quarters.
She stood on the front porch, cigarette in hand, huddled in the corner so as not to be seen by Ryland when he returned Dean guessed.
Franny smiled and left the porch and to meet them.
Ahead of her, Katie stepped off the wooden porch into the ankle high snow and followed the trail Carmen had broken earlier on her trip to light the stove in the dairy.
He tucked the chicken under his arm and hesitantly joined her at the porch steps.
He and his mother would sit out on their porch in the most frenzied storm, watching the wild and wonderful display.
I'll put them on the porch and you can take them in the house if you want to.
She stood on the porch and gazed at the mountain.
On the afternoon of that eventful day, I stood on the porch, dumb, expectant.
The afternoon sun penetrated the mass of honeysuckle that covered the porch, and fell on my upturned face.
At last the sleigh bore to the right, drew up at an entrance, and Rostov saw overhead the old familiar cornice with a bit of plaster broken off, the porch, and the post by the side of the pavement.
They rose from the table and sat down in the entrance porch which served as a veranda.
Rostov went back into the hall and noticed that in the porch there were many officers and generals in full parade uniform, whom he had to pass.
Forgetting the danger of being recognized, Rostov went close to the porch, together with some inquisitive civilians, and again, after two years, saw those features he adored: that same face and same look and step, and the same union of majesty and mildness....
Another borzoi, a dog, catching sight of his master from the garden path, arched his back and, rushing headlong toward the porch with lifted tail, began rubbing himself against his legs.
Some five male domestic serfs, big and little, rushed out to the front porch to meet their master.
"Uncle" dismounted at the porch of his little wooden house which stood in the midst of an overgrown garden and, after a glance at his retainers, shouted authoritatively that the superfluous ones should take themselves off and that all necessary preparations should be made to receive the guests and the visitors.
It was so light that he could see the moonlight reflected from the metal harness disks and from the eyes of the horses, who looked round in alarm at the noisy party under the shadow of the porch roof.
It really was Melyukovka, and maids and footmen with merry faces came running, out to the porch carrying candles.
Nicholas went hastily to the front porch, saying he felt too hot.
From the back porch came the sound of feet descending the steps, the bottom step upon which snow had fallen gave a ringing creak and he heard the voice of an old maidservant saying, Straight, straight, along the path, Miss.
Natasha had promised to come out to Kuragin at the back porch at ten that evening.
Two troykas were standing before the porch and two young drivers were holding the horses.
Four days before, sentinels of the Preobrazhensk regiment had stood in front of the house to which Balashev was conducted, and now two French grenadiers stood there in blue uniforms unfastened in front and with shaggy caps on their heads, and an escort of hussars and uhlans and a brilliant suite of aides-de-camp, pages, and generals, who were waiting for Napoleon to come out, were standing at the porch, round his saddle horse and his Mameluke, Rustan.
Chernyshev and Prince Andrew went out into the porch, where the Emperor, who looked fatigued, was dismounting.
Princess Mary ran out to the porch, down the flower-bordered path, and into the avenue.
I'll go out to them, said Princess Mary, and in spite of the nurse's and Dunyasha's protests she went out into the porch; Dron, Dunyasha, the nurse, and Michael Ivanovich following her.
Come along... said he, glancing wearily round, and he stepped onto the porch which creaked under his weight.
But at that moment Denisov, no more intimidated by his superiors than by the enemy, came with jingling spurs up the steps of the porch, despite the angry whispers of the adjutants who tried to stop him.
"Don't go away," he added, turning to Prince Andrew, who remained in the porch and listened to the general's report.
On waking up that morning Count Ilya Rostov left his bedroom softly, so as not to wake the countess who had fallen asleep only toward morning, and came out to the porch in his lilac silk dressing gown.
The major-domo stood at the porch talking to an elderly orderly and to a pale young officer with a bandaged arm.
He looked attentively at the carts in the yard and while going up to the porch took out a clean pocket handkerchief and tied a knot in it.
Petya was in the porch, engaged in giving out weapons to the servants who were to leave Moscow.
Suddenly a fresh sound, a piercing feminine scream, reverberated from the porch and the cook came running into the vestibule.
He dismounted and went up into the porch of a large country house which had remained intact between the Russian and French forces.
Outside, she stood on the porch a few minutes, studying the mountains around them.
He nodded and leaned back against the porch post.
"Just leave the stuff on the porch for now," he said as we went in to join the others.
Betsy was alone on the porch but as we approached, Martha opened the screen door, her arm around a frail looking man, about five-seven, who wore an off-center toupee and a fragile smile.
Speck's sector headquarters was abuzz with activity; the only private place to talk was the back porch overlooking a field of knee-high winter wheat facing a sun setting too early.
Paul and Paulette were huddled in the parlor looking almost as happy as the front porch pair.
She ate her dinner on the back porch then wandered out onto the beach barefooted.
"Katie," Ully hissed, as if they were kids hiding under the porch and not in the obvious line of sight of everyone in the room.
Dean rose and wandered out to the front porch but in spite of his sterling speech, and overwhelming wish that he could forget the Shiptons and all the grief they had brought him, he couldn't quite chase the unfinished business from his churning mind.
They barely reached the porch when the door flew open and Sam burst through, arms open wide screeching.
They stood on the porch, awkwardly staring off into the cold night.
He followed her to the door and onto the porch, snapping on the light.
He came up to the porch gloomily, hanging his head.
And passing people who looked after him with curiosity, he entered the porch of the Emperor's house.
When he had gone, taking his wife with him, and had settled down with her in their covered cart, the officers lay down in the tavern, covering themselves with their wet cloaks, but they did not sleep for a long time; now they exchanged remarks, recalling the doctor's uneasiness and his wife's delight, now they ran out into the porch and reported what was taking place in the covered trap.
A wide porch peeked from behind three stucco arches.
As they climbed out of the car, a screen door squealed on the front porch and a short stocky man emerged, running a hand through graying hair.
In the porch and in the yard the men whom Petya had armed with swords and daggers, with trousers tucked inside their high boots and with belts and girdles tightened, were taking leave of those remaining behind.
A four wheel ATV was parked next to the porch and Giddon stepped over it, seating himself as he turned the key.
We shook ourselves dry on the porch and returned to the warmth of the cabin.
The little porch was hidden from view by a screen of yellow roses and Southern smilax.
In the darkness of the night one of the servants noticed, above the high body of a coach standing before the porch, the small glow of another fire.
A wide porch stretched the length of the building, and above it were two balconies with black wrought iron banisters that curved out gracefully.