Phrases with "ventilation"

Jules Verne Cela contrariait fort le capitaine Anderson. L’ingénieur attribuait le manque de pression à l’insuffisante ventilation des nouveaux foyers. Une Ville Flottante by Jules Verne [1871]

They are particular about the ventilation of their underground chambers, and have numerous holes leading up to the surface from them. The Naturalist in Nicaragua by Thomas Belt [1874]

Edith Wharton The ventilation was perfect too; neither draughts nor stuffiness. Twilight Sleep by Edith Wharton [1927]

William Blades At the same time no system of heating should be allowed to supersede the open grate, which supplies a ventilation to the room as useful to the health of the books as to the health of the occupier. The Enemies of Books by William Blades [1880]

The heating arrangements were excellent, while the ventilation was of the most modern and improved description. Dr Nikola’s Experiment by Guy Boothby [1899]

Isabella Bird Each ward was clean, sweet, and airy; and the system of heating and ventilation is very superior. The Englishwoman in America by Isabella Bird [1856]

Wilkie Collins The stables offered a model for ventilation and space; and the gardens and grounds were fit for a prince. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

Jules Verne Le mode de ventilation du navire était donc parfaitement reconnu. Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers by Jules Verne [1869-70]

Charles Kingsley We should not then see the children, even of the rich, done to death piecemeal by improper food, improper clothes, neglect of ventilation and the commonest measures for preserving health. Science by Charles Kingsley

Arthur Morrison But first, is there a place where we may command a view of the ground behind the stables without being seen?” “Yes, there’s a ventilation grating at the back of each stall. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

H. G. Wells What we wanted was a ventilation of the point at issue. An Experiment in Autobiography by H. G. Wells

There can have been no lack of ventilation in that passage, for a current of air drew up it like a tornado. The Island of Sheep by John Buchan [1936]

Jules Verne This observation, made by the engineer, was correct, and it was evident that the ventilation of the new mine would be easily managed. The Underground City by Jules Verne [1877]

William Blades The damp air will certainly penetrate, and as the absence of ventilation will assist the formation of mould, the books will be worse off than if they had been placed in open shelves. The Enemies of Books by William Blades [1880]

The particular weekly that you want is not taken in; the dinner is execrable, and the ventilation a farce. The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers [1903]

Catherine Helen Spence We have had mechanical inventions and appliances from one, economy in lighting from another, hints on ventilation from a third. A Week in the Future by Catherine Helen Spence

H. G. Wells Some of us have sort of fancy that in time we may know enough to take over a little more than the ventilation and drains. A Story of the Days To Come by H. G. Wells [1897]

H. G. Wells Once they were there, they would no doubt have to pay rent, and not a little of it, for the ventilation of their caverns; and if they refused, they would starve or be suffocated for arrears. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells [1896]

Arnold Bennett Good ventilation is absolutely essential. The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett [1902]

Arthur Conan Doyle The hall was densely packed and the ventilation defective, so that I was not sorry to find that owing to my lateness I was unable to get any place, and had to stand in the doorway. Crabbe’s Practice by Arthur Conan Doyle