At that moment Mrs. Matson entered the room with a jug of water, which she intended pouring on a window-box of flowers.
The window-box had fallen to the ground, and had put the burglar to flight—that is, if there had been one.
And to our great joy the window-box was in position when we got home again.
At any rate it was clearly proved that the window-box had fallen.
A few snow-flakes were falling, and one of these, the biggest, remained on the edge of the window-box.
And Kay kicked the window-box, and knocked two roses from the rose-bush.
Those who have gardens—or could have them, if they wanted them—seem to have a decided preference for the window-box substitute.
The vulgar speak of it as a window-box; that is how one knows that they are vulgar.
The idea prevails to a considerable extent that one must make use of plants specially adapted to window-box culture.
From a window-box she took a pinch of dry soil and dropped it into the bosom of her gown.