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space by the side of a bed (especially the bed of a sick or dying person)

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I had spent the better part of the night at the bedside of the worshipful Governor Winthrop, doing what my poor skill might to give him ease.
Linton gliding into my chamber, taking a seat on my bedside, and pulling me by the hair to rouse me.
One frightfully hot morning, when she was about nine years old, she awakened feeling very cross, and she became crosser still when she saw that the servant who stood by her bedside was not her Ayah.
She delayed her return to the mother's bedside to say her parting words of comfort to the daughters, before she left them for the night.
When I returned to the bedside of the young woman, I found her raving in precisely the same order of continuity.
It may be that he misses in his mistress, something that enlivened him and made him younger; but he mopes, and his sight is weak, and his limbs are feeble, and my aunt is sorry that he objects to her no more, but creeps near her as he lies on Dora's bed - she sitting at the bedside - and mildly licks her hand.
I would not have listened for more, if I could have heard more: so, I drew away from the window, and sat down in my one chair by the bedside, feeling it very sorrowful and strange that this first night of my bright fortunes should be the loneliest I had ever known.
The old man, contrary to expectation, seemed to be on the way to recovery, when one night Silas, sitting up by his bedside, observed that his usual audible breathing had ceased.
reader, may it be long before you kneel at the bedside of her you love best in the world, and know that of all your love is left but a hundred heart-beats, while opposite sits Death, watch in hand, and fingers upon her wrist.
Swilling, I warrant me, at the ale, or playing their juggling tricks at the bedside of some miserly churl.
I wondered what she thought during the long darkness as she sat by the bedside.
The temptation to say somethin g which might set her aunt talking again was too strong to be resisted--if she remained at the bedside.
After half an hour or more, her eyes open again--this time with the light of life in them--open, and rest languidly on the friend sitting by the bedside.
For the rest, it was impossible to speak too highly of my lady; night and day, she was at her lord's bedside.
As to what I may term the lighter duties at your bedside such as reading to you, writing your letters for you while your right hand is still disabled, regulating the temperature in the room, and so on--though I cannot speak positively, I think it likely that these little services may be rendered to you by another person whom I have not mentioned yet.