“I saw him a little while ago,” said I, wondering if he were then at the foot of the back-stairs.
It was then I dressed him in my clothes, and dragged him down the back-stairs to the piece of water.
It forms a private entrance, as it were, to the two gulphs; and I named it back-stairs Passage.
I suppose they use the back-stairs, for I have never seen them.
And issuing from my asylum with precaution, I sought a back-stairs which conducted directly to the kitchen.
It is just possible that she may have gone down the back-stairs, and be already in the hall.
She had been standing on the little landing of the back-stairs, where he had almost caught her as she was coming up.
Front-stairs; the back-stairs only reached the second floor.
Thus has Zimmermann's scheme come to be called his "back-stairs policy" and "the plot that failed."
She stopped to lean against the last window at the head of the back-stairs.