Thesaurus / stairs
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We ascended a very darksome flight of stairs, and a door was opened by a strange little man.

Hawthorne and His CircleJulian Hawthorne

John Lawson did not say another word; he turned away and slowly descended the stairs, and walked out of the house.

I would have escaped my uncle, but he waylaid me in the dark at the foot of the stairs.

Heralds of EmpireAgnes C. Laut

Her father released her, took out his pocket handkerchief, and sat down on the stairs with his head against the wall.

Bleak HouseCharles Dickens

She slipped past him out of the door, and he heard her light and rapid footfall as she sped up the stairs.

ThrockmortonMolly Elliot Seawell

Down the stairs he ran, and quickly gathered up every crawfish he could find, while others followed his example.

Frank Merriwell's ChumsBurt L. Standish

Cousin Percy Hungerford, fully dressed and debonnair as always, was descending the stairs.

Cap'n Dan's DaughterJoseph C. Lincoln

She ran with a swift sureness down the stairs and through the hall.

YonderEmily Hilda Young

And now more people were coming up the stairs, a drawling, familiar voice—Alma Drew on the landing below.

The Tin SoldierTemple Bailey

She followed him up the stairs and through two or three rooms.

The Honor of the NameEmile Gaboriau

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