Usage examples for carpet

  1. I will turn my attention to the Aubusson carpet. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  2. The bridegroom rose and raised his wife, and hand in hand the young pair walked over the carpet of flowers to the kwade, followed by the whole company except the regents, who turned back to the pendopo. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  3. And this seemed to Ingeborg an answer so surprising that she could only stare at him with her mouth fallen a little open, there where he had left her in the middle of the carpet. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  4. She did not see him, she could not be sure that she had heard his soft step on the hall carpet, but she knew that he was there. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  5. But, close to the entrance, there was a trifling circumstance to attract notice, in the shape of a note lying on the carpet. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  6. The flower- glass had gone over on the table beside her, and all the water was running about over the carpet. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  7. " The preserved seats have carpet on," said Sue. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  8. I arose in ecstasy, and approached the flames; then in the circle of light which lay upon the carpet I began to walk around and around and to turn. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  9. That part of the staircase which was not concealed by the brown carpet was dirty white. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  10. " Nice house," commented Drew as his feet sank in a deep- blue hall carpet. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  11. I wonder if the claret has stained the carpet! – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  12. She sank to the floor, crept across the carpet to the door, and lay there, stretched like a beast, and buried her head in her arms while she wept over her daughter. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  13. My mother said I could have that old carpet- bag that I took to New York when I was a boy, and which had been expressed back to me with my old clothes. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  14. King turned and faced Yasmini again at last, and their eyes met down the length of that long carpet. – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  15. They have on the carpet a contract for live- oak from the southern States. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. Yussuf, without saying a word, took him up, carpet and all, and was about to carry him off. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  17. Nice, soft, thick, carpet! – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  18. My parents' bed stood in the green room with the bright carpet. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  19. In the hall they were putting down the new carpet. – His Family by Ernest Poole