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Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
Hilda, trembling at the door, more than half expected Mr. Orgreave to say: "You mean, she's invited herself."HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS