Usage examples for chalet

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Then while we stayed at the chalet we read about the opening of the new line, and he grew excited at a mention of your name. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  4. Do me the favor to bring him to the Chalet to- morrow evening, and stay as long as possible; for it takes more than an hour for a man to show himself for what he is. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  5. 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
  6. In the gathering twilight the building looked more than ever like a great Swiss chalet – Behind the Green Door by Mildred A. Wirt
  7. Mildred attempted to pretend that her attention had been attracted by one of these houses, built like a glorified Swiss chalet – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  8. He's hiding out with another hacker, Nibbler in a motel chalet Black Mountain, North Carolina. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  9. Wind of the West, Wind of the West, Breathe on my little chalet – Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed
  10. 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
  11. In the middle of the open space is an artistic pigeon- house, like a little Swiss chalet and in front of the house is a newly built veranda, round whose shining windowpanes and dainty wood- carving some young creepers twine their budding tendrils. – The Silent Mill by Hermann Sudermann
  12. " 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
  13. Then he looked up the phone line of the computer chalet – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  14. 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
  15. " 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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