The green and scarlet of curved tiles spread under the boys' sight like a curling sea.
They'll howl till some one gets them down, or drop tiles into the front garden to attract attention of passersby.
I have just put under the tiles these lines inspired by my fears, which are indeed very strong; and, I doubt, not without reason.
I left them both together, and retired to my closet to write a letter for the tiles; but having no time for a copy, I will give you the substance only.
There were knick-knacks on little tables, mirrors let into the wall above marble consoles, square spaces of carpet under the two groups of armchairs, each presided over by a deep sofa; smaller rugs scattered all over the floor of red tiles; three windows from the ceiling down to the ground, opening on a balcony, and flanked by the perpendicular folds of the dark hangings.