Scarcely had the mate fetched a blanket from below and turned in on deck, than a brisk steady breeze sprang up from off the land, sending the Arangi through the smooth water at a nine-knot clip.
When Skipper carried him to the blanket and rolled him in, he was quickly asleep again; and he was quickly awake, out of the blanket, and padding after along the deck as Skipper paced up and down.
She swore a dozen times that she would not leave the Kincaid without her baby, and yet she remained clothed long past her usual hour for retiring, and her blankets
were neatly rolled and bound with stout cord, when about midnight there came a stealthy scratching upon the panels of her door.
I neglected the boat and had the sail spilling the wind again and again, such was my delight in following her every movement as she searched through the blankets
for the pin.
Their bed-going preliminaries were simple, and in a few minutes they were side by side under the blankets
Look here, the sun isn't the spectacle--it's US--stacked up here on top of this gallows, in these idiotic blankets
, and two hundred and fifty well-dressed men and women down here gawking up at us and not caring a straw whether the sun rises or sets, as long as they've got such a ridiculous spectacle as this to set down in their memorandum-books.
When he had undressed her, he put her on the bed, covered her up and wrapped her in the blanket
from her head downwards.
At length, the blanket
was slowly raised, and the scout stood in the aperture with a countenance whose firmness evidently began to give way before a mystery that seemed to threaten some danger, against which all his cunning and experience might prove of no avail.
Its head was covered by the wet blanket
and it was NOT SNORING ANY LONGER.
Make her as comfortable as you can, and when she is in her little bed I'll come and say good-night," he added, when the bath was ready and the blankets
browning nicely before the fire.
They were heavily burdened with blanket
packs which were strapped to their shoulders.
At this moment the draught took effect, and the poor squire began to discharge both ways at such a rate that the rush mat on which he had thrown himself and the canvas blanket
he had covering him were fit for nothing afterwards.
had fallen from his shoulders, and was lying in folds around him, leaving his breast, arms, and most of his body bare.
Bill had finished his pipe and was helping his companion to spread the bed of fur and blanket
upon the spruce boughs which he had laid over the snow before supper.
When ready for his blankets
, the man crossed to the little table and extinguished the light.