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long gallery

a large gallery, found especially in the uppermost stories of Elizabethan and Jacobean manor houses, used as a family room and as a promenade. Unabridged
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  • Then the wedding party invaded the long gallery occupied by the Italian and Flemish schools.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • I sauntered into the long gallery, and there suddenly saw Stroeve.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
  • He led the way through the long gallery and down the stairs.

    Mortal Coils Aldous Huxley
  • It has only just come home, and is standing on the floor in the long gallery.

    The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner
  • On the garden side of the house was a long gallery, into which the dining room broke in the center.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • Mina Zabriska could make out a figure in the long gallery now.

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • The window-seat of the long gallery, the book-shelves of the library, knew him but seldom now.

  • The scene in the long gallery had at least been different from this!

    Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope
  • At the end of the long gallery the musical box was quite invisible, and its little thin voice could hardly be heard.

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