“I saw one man, he got tired, and he went over to the banister and he jumped off and killed himself,” she says.
With one hand she grasped the banister and ascended the stairs.
"Well, it shall not rest where it is," she added, tapping the banister with her yellow fingers.
Tom Sedley halted close by the banister for orders, depositing his luggage beside him.
On a banister post stood a tallow candle which guttered in the draft.
Convulsively grasping the banister with both hands, his broad shoulders formed a mighty buttress against the pressing flood.
She ran half-way down the stairs, and peeped round the banister.
Both porches, but especially the side porch he remembered so well, were rotten and broken; only the banister remained.
It is so long since you descended these steps, and there is no banister—you will fall.
Behind, to the right, a door with brown portières, affording a view of a vestibule and banister.