Gaunt House

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  • He was allowed to come back to Gaunt House after a while. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • His wife and family returned to this country and took up their abode at Gaunt House. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • Would her ladyship not like to be present at the grand entertainment at Gaunt House? Cited from History of Pendennis, Vol. 2, William M. Thackeray
  • Professor Lachsyrma often pauses before the case when visiting our gaunt House of Art. Cited from Masques & Phases, by Robert Ross
  • I remember, too, a gaunt house, scorching in the sun, and a window which flashed and then shut! Cited from Light, by Henri Barbusse [Tr.: Fitzwater Wray]
  • It was only her delight at going to Gaunt House and facing the ladies there, she said, which amused her so. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • Gaunt House occupies nearly a side of the Square. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • You don't suppose that such a man as Mr. Arthur Pendennis gives up a dinner at Gaunt House for nothing? Cited from History of Pendennis, by William M. Thackeray
  • A portion of that splendid room, the picture gallery of Gaunt House, was arranged as the charade theatre. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • The ladies of Gaunt House called Lady Bareacres in to their aid, in order to repulse the common enemy. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • Gaunt House was originally timber-framed but only a section of the original structure remains: all the rest having been replaced in stone by the early part of the 17th century.
  • Warm lights in many a secret chamber shine Of thy gaunt house, and gusts of song have blown Like blossoms out to me that sat alone! Cited from Renascence and Other Poems by Edna St. Millay
  • Bedwin, his costumes, and black man, were hailed at Gaunt House as very valuable acquisitions. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • Gaunt Mill, about southwest of Gaunt House, was the "new mill" in the early part of the 13th century.
  • Next day the sound of firing at Gaunt House could be heard in Oxford and the following day Rainsborough took the house and 50 prisoners.
  • In a gaunt house on the loneliest point where the Scottish coast overlooks the Irish Sea, John Henderson was watching his uncle die. Cited from The Mystics, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • The feeling that I was alone in this great gaunt house with a woman who was waiting and watching to do me a mischief, that she might step into my shoes, was preying upon my health and spirits. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • These ladies have enjoyed the hospitalities -- the splendours of Gaunt House. Cited from The Newcomes, by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The Bishopess of Ealing was shocked beyond expression; the Bishop went and wrote his name down in the visiting-book at Gaunt House that very day. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • On his death in 1686 John Fell left Gaunt House to Christ Church, Oxford to provide an income to pay bursaries for poor students.
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