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  • Greenery and blooms nodded from without the deep-embrasured windows, and the room expressed the sense of cleanness, chastity, and coolness.


  • I gazed upward at the high, embrasured walls of the fortress, on which the moon cast a ghostly radiance, straining to listen for the jangling of armor along the battlements which would indicate the passing of the guard.

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  • In the days of the past it had claimed much more — goods, and cattle, and tribute of the traffic going northward — as the loop-holed quadrangle for impounded stock, and the deeply embrasured tower, showed.

    Mary Anerley

  • She leaned against the side of the embrasured window and closed her eyes.

    Over the River

  • A number of Connoisseurs were sitting and standing about, and Soames, least clubbable of men, sought the solitude of an embrasured window.

    The White Monkey

  • Commandant's house, authoritative by reason of its embrasured terrace and guardian sentry; while the jetty, that faced the purple length of the "Island of the Dead," swarmed with parti – coloured figures, clanking about their enforced business, under the muskets of their gaolers.

    For the term of his natural life

  • A few palms here and there made embrasured parapets of green.

    The Financier

  • Anna stepped into the long narrow room, with its narrow embrasured windows and weathered inside shutters.

    The Spellsong War

  • A half-hour's walk east of the city, just outside the embrasured wall that protected the Tippoo's encampment, lay his Summer Palace, the Daria Dowlat.

    Sharpe's Tiger

  • The valleys between the hills had been blocked by massive dams or with tangled barricades of thorn, while the hill tops and long slopes had been trenched, embrasured and armed with battery after battery of cannon.

    Sharpe's Battle


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