Usage examples for chalet

  1. In the gathering twilight the building looked more than ever like a great Swiss chalet. – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. And yet, when it passed, victorious, The stars came out on the mountains, And the torrents gusty and glorious, Clamoured in a thousand fountains, And even far down in the valley, A light re- discovered the chalet. – Lundy's Lane and Other Poems by Duncan Campbell Scott
  3. " To- morrow, then, we are all to ascend the Schilthorn," said Mr Kennedy, as he bade good- night to the merry party assembled in the salle a manger of the chalet inn at Murrem. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  4. This roof, like the roof of a Swiss chalet, overhung the building so far that on the second floor there was an outside gallery with a balustrade, on which the owners of the house could walk under cover and survey the street, also the river basin between the bridges and the two lines of houses. – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  5. The steamer which brings our rheumatic traveller from the motor- stage at the foot of the lake lands him at the upper chalet group, appropriately Swiss, which finds vantage on a rocky promontory for the view of the divide. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  6. It was a tiny Swiss chalet, built in sections, and originally packed in cases, one of the early importations from Europe to California after the gold discovery, when the country was supposed to be a woodless wilderness. – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  7. Wind of the West, Wind of the West, Breathe on my little chalet. – Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed
  8. The heat that summer was terrific, so five of us clubbed together and rented a Chalet on the beach, which was christened The Filbert. – Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp
  9. " I'm most awfully embarrassed," announced Molly, " but here goes," and she read the following verses: The Chalet of the West Wind. – Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed
  10. Then he looked up the phone line of the computer chalet. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  11. He frequently promenaded on the piazza of a little Swiss chalet, standing on the mantel- piece, and thought it a charming residence for a single gentleman like himself. – Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag by Louisa M. Alcott
  12. We took refuge from the hardest of it in a lonely chalet high up on the hillside, where a roughly dressed, frowzy Swiss, who spoke bad German, and said he was a schoolmaster, gave us a bench in the shed of his schoolroom. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  13. A new hive, something resembling a Swiss chalet was ordered, and with it came two pairs of gauntlets and some veils which looked like meat- safes. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  14. The chalet, though really the property of Richard, had been knocking about in the attic till she had rescued it, and the other things had all been apparently discarded by their rightful owners until she had adopted them. – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  15. He's hiding out with another hacker, Nibbler in a motel chalet, Black Mountain, North Carolina. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus