Usage examples for mahogany

  1. The only things about which he was particular were a very long dining- table that would hold four- and- twenty, and a new mahogany sideboard. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Now look at the lid of the mahogany desk- my father's desk. – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  3. The old hangings which excluded the damp night, the old rugs on the mahogany floor, and old furniture lent each other countenance, melted into a rich design. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  4. It was built over with small houses of polished mahogany and plate glass. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  5. As they entered the dining- room Marta saw that the shell which had entered the window had burst just over the heavy mahogany table and a fragment of the jacket had cut a long scar in the rich fibre. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  6. I saw also a heavy mahogany clothes press that was furnished with mirror- backed doors. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  7. The outside of the slope is polished mahogany, and in the daytime bears no indication whatever of what it really is, but looks like a handsome sloping polished mahogany roof. – A start in life by C. F. Dowsett
  8. All were of dark mahogany. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  9. He led the way into the house, and through the hall to a massive door of mahogany with a silver door- knob. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. Several volumes lay together upon the polished mahogany. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  11. A red azalea on the long mahogany table, strewn with books, separated them by its fierce splash of color. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  12. Schuyler sat at the big, mahogany desk in the center of his library. – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  13. A third footman followed and drew up two mahogany tables on which the trays were placed. – The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle by Katherine Stokes
  14. But 'ave I got to go on stopping like this, she moaned, when they had fetched the little mahogany looking- glass from its nail over the kitchen sink, and convinced her that she was really invisible, for ever and ever? – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  15. And of course I shall want the mahogany, too." – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  16. The list of these books will be found in the left- hand upper drawer of the old mahogany secretary in the front spare room. – The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Eugene Field
  17. He unlocked the flat mahogany box, and gently dropped his dignity: the man took the place of the priest. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  18. Left with a house of her own, probably, crammed with mahogany and Coalport- and no man's ever looked at her in her life." – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck