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chimney place

an open hearth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Aunt Sarah said nothing at that time about her midnight rambling; nor about what she had locked up in the chimney-place cupboard.

  • She quitted, however, as if to forget that, the chimney-place.

    Some Short Stories Henry James
  • They followed her into a library, in which a wood fire was crackling merrily in the chimney-place.

    On Your Mark! Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Why do you not have a metallic curtain before your chimney-place?

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
  • Ye'll grow to the chimney-place with your staring and wondering.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • There was a block of cork on each side of the chimney-place.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • I offered him some iron nails, which he changed into silver in the chimney-place before six or seven credible witnesses.

  • Hang up my sword and fusil over your chimney-place, and tell your children, twenty years hence, how they were won.

    Septimius Felton Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The two rooms were paved with brick, and in one a chimney-place had come to light.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
  • Place this on the chimney-place, in the left-hand corner, exactly as the clock strikes twelve, and go to bed immediately.

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