A parlour, library and dining-room made up the suite of apartments.
The first model was set up in the parlour of the house belonging to the free grammar school at Preston.
But the extra charges levied for the use of parlour, sleeping and other special cars, of which some of the best trains are exclusively composed, in practice constitute a differentiation of class, besides making the real cost of travelling higher than the figures just given.
Vigilance and extra hot fires will have to be kept up when the thermometer falls to 34° or 35° in the parlour or conservatory.
This was sometimes known as the parlour, colloquii locus, the monks having the privilege of conversation here.