Lydia, my love, ring the bell—I must speak to Hill this moment.”
Chapter 32 Elizabeth was sitting by herself the next morning, and writing to Jane while Mrs. Collins and Maria were gone on business into the village, when she was startled by a ring at the door, the certain signal of a visitor.
From this moment happiness is not the question; all that concerns us is to save the remains, the fragments, the appearance-- [A ring is heard at the front-door bell.]
See, here is your ring back.
This ring—” He slipped an emerald snake ring from his finger and held it out upon the palm of his hand.
Just ring the bell and the maid will bring up your coffee.”
One night—it was in June, ’89—there came a ring to my bell, about the hour when a man gives his first yawn and glances at the clock.
Knowing that my wife would be terribly anxious, I slipped off my ring and confided it to the Lascar at a moment when no constable was watching me, together with a hurried scrawl, telling her that she had no cause to fear.”
But there is a ring at the bell, Watson, and as the clock makes it a few minutes after four, I have no doubt that this will prove to be our noble client.
The centre door was closed, and across the outside of it had been fastened one of the broad bars of an iron bed, padlocked at one end to a ring in the wall, and fastened at the other with stout cord.