Reception-room sentence example
Katie whisked them away to the reception room.
Satisfied that she looked proper as a new bride, she pushed her feet into yellow sandals and headed for the reception room.
His residence was generally divided into two parts - one his workshop for science, the other his reception-room for society.
The entrance is usually by a low door, and through a narrow winding passage which leads to the outer court, where the master has his reception room.
The property offers flexible and extensive living space on the first three floors, including an impressive first floor double reception room.Advertisement
The property boasts a good quality fitted kitchen which is complimented by a light and airy reception room having stripped wooden flooring.
The bright reception room is a generous size, allowing ample space for a dining table.
The reception-room where we sat served for a stage.
The magnificent reception room was crowded.
From the passage they went into a large, dimly lit room adjoining the count's reception room.Advertisement
They went into the reception room familiar to Pierre, with two Italian windows opening into the conservatory, with its large bust and full length portrait of Catherine the Great.
There was now no one in the reception room except Prince Vasili and the eldest princess, who were sitting under the portrait of Catherine the Great and talking eagerly.
He looked inquiringly at his monitress and saw that she was again going on tiptoe to the reception room where they had left Prince Vasili and the eldest princess.
The one who was writing and whom Boris addressed turned round crossly and told him Bolkonski was on duty and that he should go through the door on the left into the reception room if he wished to see him.
He quickly entered the small reception room with its still-unplastered wooden walls redolent of pine, and would have gone farther, but Anton ran ahead on tiptoe and knocked at a door.Advertisement
The Comte de Turenne showed him into a big reception room where many generals, gentlemen-in-waiting, and Polish magnates--several of whom Balashev had seen at the court of the Emperor of Russia--were waiting.
After some minutes, the gentleman-in-waiting who was on duty came into the great reception room and, bowing politely, asked Balashev to follow him.
Everyone in the reception room rushed forward and descended the staircase.
Two valets rapidly dressed His Majesty, and wearing the blue uniform of the Guards he went with firm quick steps to the reception room.
As Pierre was entering the reception room a courier from the army came out of Rostopchin's private room.Advertisement
While waiting in the reception room Pierre with weary eyes watched the various officials, old and young, military and civilian, who were there.
When he was informed that among others awaiting him in his reception room there was a Frenchman who had brought a letter from his wife, the Countess Helene, he felt suddenly overcome by that sense of confusion and hopelessness to which he was apt to succumb.
Smiling unnaturally and muttering to himself, he first sat down on the sofa in an attitude of despair, then rose, went to the door of the reception room and peeped through the crack, returned flourishing his arms, and took up a book.