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" At the end of a pretty tesselated passage beside the shop, there is, at the foot of the stairs, a snug little glass case or, lodge. Looking in, you •will usually see a woman in a clean cap knitting a stocking ; a gilt pendule is certain to be ticking... "
Transactions. Session Sixth, 1855-56 - Page 34
by Architectural Institute of Scotland - 1856 - 201 pages
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

1856 - 604 pages
...apartments, for residents of humble means. At the end of a pretty tesselated passage beside the shop, there is, at the foot of the stairs, a snug little...the trustworthy and serviceable class of domestic hall-keepers, or porters, for . which Paris is remarkable. He polishes the stairs, polishes the banisters,...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 37

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1856 - 602 pages
...apartments, for residents of humbla means. At the end of a pretty tesselated passage beside the shop, there is, at the foot of the stairs, a snug little...the trustworthy and serviceable class of domestic hall-keepers, or porters, for which Paris is remarkable. He polishes the stairs, polishes the banisters,...
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Old Leaves: Gathered from Household Words

William Henry Wills - 1860 - 444 pages
...pretty tesselated passage beside the shop, there is, at the foot of the stairs, a snug little glass-case or lodge. Looking in, you will usually see a woman...the trustworthy and serviceable class of domestic hall-keepers, or porters, for which Paris is remarkable. He polishes the stairs, polishes the banisters,...
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Old Leaves: Gathered from Household Words

William Henry Wills - 1860 - 464 pages
...to be ticking on the chimneyEiece ; and a clean bed ensconced in an alcove. This woman's usband — always dressed, in the morning, in a cap and a coarse...the trustworthy and serviceable class of domestic hall-keepers, or porters, for which Paris is remarkable. He polishes the stairs, polishes the banisters,...
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