He had barely time to regain his feet, and to conceal the hole with the bedclothes
, across which Benjamin very opportunely fell, before the key was turned, and the door of the apartment opened.
the woman said, proceeding to tuck in the bedclothes
Stooping over her to arrange the bedclothes
, I looked toward her table.
Such was her fear of the man, that even though she were wide awake, if he moved under the bedclothes
she could not repress the start and the quick reach for the gun.
Marilla set the candle on a three-legged, three-cornered table and turned down the bedclothes
In the first place Peg snored loudly; in the second place the fitful gleams of firelight kept flickering over the skull for half the night and making gruesome effects on it; in the third place Peg's pillows and bedclothes
smelled rankly of tobacco smoke; and in the fourth place they were afraid the rat Peg had spoken of might come out to make their acquaintance.
Lady Lundie carefully surveyed herself in it down to the margin of the bedclothes
At intervals she hid her face in the bedclothes
and murmured to herself piteously, "Oh, what shall I do?
He made for the Hotel Franklin, quickly gained his chamber, and slid under the bedclothes
, while an army of a hundred thousand men kept watch under his windows.
Indeed, in its practical utility the only thing I ever saw to equal it is a sofa my neighbour has bought as a Christmas surprise for her husband, and which she showed me the last time I called there--a beautiful invention, as she explained, combining a bedstead, a sofa, and a chest of drawers, and into which you put your clothes, and on top of which you put yourself, and if anybody calls in the middle of the night and you happen to be using the drawing-room as a bedroom, you just pop the bedclothes
inside, and there you are discovered sitting on your sofa and looking for all the world as though you had been expecting visitors for hours.
Young Green and little Hall, commonly called Tadpole, from his great black head and thin legs, slept side by side far away by the door, and were for ever playing one another tricks, which usually ended, as on this morning, in open and violent collision; and now, unmindful of all order and authority, there they were, each hauling away at the other's bedclothes
with one hand, and with the other, armed with a slipper, belabouring whatever portion of the body of his adversary came within reach.
I took a fresh hold on my bedclothes
and was preparing to start on, when some movement caught my eye and I looked astern to the rail.
she sighed, dropping the little glass into the bedclothes
, and rolling her head on the pillow fretfully.
It seemed to me (too soon, I dare say) that I was getting the upper hand of my uncle; and I began next to say that I must have the bed and bedclothes
aired and put to sun-dry; for nothing would make me sleep in such a pickle.
At all events, I will shut out the world with the bedclothes
, and try.