It was only a step to the portieres, the open window—and escape.
During these minutes I sat with eyes on the portieres and a frog in my throat.
When we called in the dog she stepped to the portieres and commenced her vigil.
In the midst of the mirth, the portieres were lifted and Gwendolyn came in.
Running lightly down the stairs, Grace thrust her head between the portieres that separated the living-room from the hall.
Muffled sounds came at long intervals from behind the portieres.
When Mrs. Harmon had drawn the portieres, and had begun to tell him how untidy he was, he explained matters with a laugh.
If your bed-room opens from the parlor make it dainty and sweet and close the portieres until merely a glimpse appears.
Judd plumped into a deep chair near her and, pondering, blew great smoke-rings at the portieres.
Shagarach stepped to the cleft in the portieres and excused himself to answer a ring at the doorbell.