feather bed

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a mattress stuffed with feathers


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I have a French feather-bed there, which I have been at pains to keep these years back.
cried the bowman, passing his fingers through his curls, "you were not far from the feather-bed then, mon gar.
They took and shoved the bag through a rip in the straw tick that was under the feather-bed, and crammed it in a foot or two amongst the straw and said it was all right now, because a nigger only makes up the feather-bed, and don't turn over the straw tick only about twice a year, and so it warn't in no danger of getting stole now.
In obedience to the laws, and after turning it over carefully in my mind, I offered Selina Goby a feather-bed and fifty shillings to be off the bargain.
Left-armer Vaas, or Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushanta Joseph Chaminda Vaas to give him his full moniker, is the best medium-pacer Sri Lanka has ever produced and the 25-year-old from Colombo will be delighted to swap the feather-beds of the sub-continent for a month of English greentops.