And for the Heav'ns wide Circuit, let it speak The Makers high magnificence, who built So spacious, and his Line stretcht out so farr; That Man may know he dwells not in his own; An Edifice too large for him to fill, Lodg'd in a small partition
, and the rest Ordain'd for uses to his Lord best known.
Don Quixote rose betimes, and bade adieu to his hosts by knocking at the partition
of the other room.
Apparently they were coming from the opposite side of the partition
against which I leaned and presently I made out the tones of Dejah Thoris.
The evening meal over Meriem had gone to her pallet in the women's quarters of The Sheik's tent, a little corner screened off in the rear by a couple of priceless Persian rugs to form a partition
He maddened me particularly when he read aloud the psalms to himself behind his partition
They looked hesitatingly around them, and appeared to doubt the thickness of the partition
between them and the office of M.
I resolved to set out, and did set out at that very instant, carrying with me the beginning of my great work, the unity of the Italian kingdom; but for some time the imperial police (who at this period, quite contrary to what Napoleon desired so soon as he had a son born to him, wished for a partition
of provinces) had their eyes on me; and my hasty departure, the cause of which they were unable to guess, having aroused their suspicions, I was arrested at the very moment I was leaving Piombino.
And if the partition
which she made with the Venetians in Lombardy was justified by the excuse that by it she got a foothold in Italy, this other partition
merited blame, for it had not the excuse of that necessity.
The fact that I live in the kitchen merely means that I live behind the partition
wall in that apartment--that I live quite alone, and spend my time in a quiet fashion compounded of trifles.
The closet into which D'Artagnan and Porthos had been ushered was separated from the drawing-room where the queen was by tapestried curtains only, and this thin partition
enabled them to hear all that passed in the adjoining room, whilst the aperture between the two hangings, small as it was, permitted them to see.
Not contented with tearing off all the wainscot and hangings, and splitting the doors to pieces, they beat down the partition
walls; and although that alone cost them near two hours, they cut down the cupola or lanthorn, and they began to take the slate and boards from the roof, and were prevented only by the approaching daylight from a total demolition of the building.
Dinah put her ear to the partition
and heard still some slight noises, which convinced her that Hetty was not yet in bed.