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.
Jerry roused to Skipper's entrance under the blanket, and, quite as if it were a long-established custom, curled in between his arm and side, and, after one happy sniff and one kiss of his cool little tongue, as Skipper pressed his cheek against him caressingly, dozed off to sleep.
On one arm he carried a bundle, evidently his blankets. His other hand was raised in a gesture commanding silence, a grimy forefinger upon his lips.
He snatched up her bundle of blankets, and outside the cabin door his own as well.
I had folded up the blankets
, but she now proceeded to spread them out on the bottom.
Then, from the rustling noise, enslled a dull but heavy thump that caused both Saxon and Billy to sit up in the blankets
. There were no further sounds, and they lay down again, though the very silence now seemed ominous.
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.
In spite of his defiance his heart sunk when he saw Rose again, for the pain was worse, and the bath and blankets
, the warming-pan and piping-hot sage tea, were all in vain.
socks were worn through in places, and his feet were raw and bleeding.
The cries of the poor blanketed
wretch were so loud that they reached the ears of his master, who, halting to listen attentively, was persuaded that some new adventure was coming, until he clearly perceived that it was his squire who uttered them.
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.