By and by I heard the king and the duke come up; so I rolled off my pallet
and laid with my chin at the top of my ladder, and waited to see if anything was going to happen.
The light got fainter as they stood, and when at last they sat down on the straw pallet together, their faces had become indistinct.
Dinah raised her gently from her knees and seated her on the pallet again, sitting down by her side.
There was no furniture save a little pallet
bed, a small table, and a basketful of linen.
They put me in another part of the barn and laid me on a stuffy sort of pallet
, which was not made of cloth of gold, or Persian shawls, but was merely the unpretending sort of thing I have seen in the negro quarters of Arkansas.
We've got his straw pallet
, we're going to have a bonfire out of it.
Three children--John, my older brother, Amanda, my sister, and myself--had a pallet
on the dirt floor, or, to be more correct, we slept in and on a bundle of filthy rags laid upon the dirt floor.
He threw himself down upon his pallet
and in an instant was fast asleep.
When a peasant is ill, when he is forced to lie on his pallet
, and while he is recovering, he cannot help himself, he is forced to listen to logical reasoning, which he can understand quite well if it is put clearly before him.
They retreated, just the least bit scared by the flood of passionate speech which, turning on his pallet
, he let out at them.
Disappointed and alarmed, the woman had already sought her pallet
, and was preparing, with a sort of desperate indifference, to compose herself to sleep.
Then he turned away himself, like one who walked in his sleep; and, without any sense of fear or sorrow, lay down on his pallet
, listening for the clock to strike again.
They comforted themselves, however, by smoking a tranquil pipe; and then calling in the watch, and turning loose the horses, stretched themselves on their pallets
, agreed that whoever should first awake, should rouse the rest, and in a little while were all as sound asleep as though in the midst of a fortress.
Immediately within the door were sleeping places, ranged along the walls, like berths in a ship; and furnished with pallets
The interiors of their caverns were cleared of rubbish, though still far from clean, and they had pallets
of dried grasses covered with the skins of leopard, lynx, and bear, while before the entrances were barriers of stone and small, rudely circular stone ovens.