Ahead of entering the big house in Fort Worth, Texas, he told the press: “I will be a model prisoner as I was a model citizen.”
Private school or a big house in an expensive town with good public schools has much the same effect.
Some value a big house and yard, while others cannot abide a city without a decent opera or good Thai food.
I had this big house—this ancestral home—which was pretty much empty.
Did either you or your mother ever tell people you were going to wind up with a big house and cars as a result of this case?
He said "Yes" dreamily, and she ran off towards the big house.
He dropped in on Zebedee Mayo, owner of the big house on the slope of the hill.
The gas was lit in the entrance-hall of a big house in a country town.
He was tempted away by a big house and a big name, but he had to come back to her.
The big house lay hospitably open to the night—lights in the windows, lamps burning in the hall and illuminating the approach.