bell-pull

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  • Info A bell pull is a woven textile, pull cord, handle, knob, or other object that connects with a bell or bell wire, and which rings a bell when pulled. more...
  • I caught hold of the bell-pull and worked it all I knew! Cited from A Little Bush Maid, by Mary Grant Bruce
  • He drifted across the room and reached his hand for the bell-pull. Cited from Stories from Everybody's Magazine, 1910
  • Again he put a hand upon the bell-pull. Cited from The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • He put his hand again on the bell-pull. Cited from Septimus, by William J. Locke
  • And then his eye fell upon the great iron bell-pull and chain, and he stepped towards it. Cited from Driftwood Spars, by Percival Christopher Wren
  • The other quietly put his hand upon a bell-pull. Cited from The Black Bag, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • She moved towards the bell-pull; but he stepped before and intercepted her. Cited from A Laodicean, A Story of Today, by Thomas Hardy
  • But somehow the very bell-pull seemed cold, although she had so earnestly asked him to come. Cited from The Well-Beloved, by Thomas Hardy
  • His hand seized a bell-pull hanging near his table. Cited from Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon, J. Verne
  • On the threshold stood a man about to ring, who let his hand drop from the bell-pull. Cited from A Pair of Patient Lovers, by William Dean Howells
  • I told him what I was looking for, and as I talked he placed his hand upon the bell-pull. Cited from The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Francis Fisher Browne
  • As the inspector advanced to the bell-pull a head was thrust out of the open window immediately above the street door. Cited from The Vanishing Man, by R. Austin Freeman
  • As his shaking hand touched the bell-pull he suddenly remembered, and withdrew it. Cited from Driftwood Spars, by Percival Christopher Wren
  • A bell pull remains in situ to the north of the door.
  • She nervously wondered why the woman had not discovered her mistake and returned, and went again towards the bell-pull. Cited from The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy
  • Unable to find the bell-pull in the dark, he knocked vigorously. Cited from The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel, B. Orczy
  • A few moments she stood silent, and then placed her hand upon the bell-pull and rung for admittance. Cited from The Iron Rule, by T.S. Arthur
  • M. le Juge's hand was already on the bell-pull. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • The captain stood by the rail on the bridge, smoking a cigar, his hand on the bell-pull. Cited from Calumet "K", by Samuel Merwin and Henry Kitchell Webster
  • The bell-pull was knotted high out of his reach and a handkerchief tied pretty tight round his mouth. Cited from The Torch and Other Tales, by Eden Phillpotts
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