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.
The warm comfort of the blanket
enveloped him and made a gentle languor.
It was Achmet Zek, and he cursed because he had discovered beneath the blankets
of his lieutenant only a pile of discarded clothing arranged in the form and semblance of a sleeping man--Albert Werper had fled.
But you ought to be ashamed to be jawing here like this, in a red blanket
, on a forty-foot scaffold on top of the Alps.
Uncas raised the blanket
for their passage, and as the sisters turned to thank him for this act of attention, they saw the scout seated again before the dying embers, with his face resting on his hands, in a manner which showed how deeply he brooded on the unaccountable interruption which had broken up their evening devotions.
Alec had her on the sofa rolled up in the bear-skin coat, with Phebe rubbing her cold feet while he rubbed the aching hands, and Aunt Plenty made a comfortable hot drink, and Aunt Peace sent down her own foot-warmer and embroidered blanket
"for the dear."
He had no fire that night, nor hot water, and crawled under his blanket
to sleep the broken hunger-sleep.
Mohegan dropped his head in his blanket
, and sat in silence.
"What gets me, Henry, is what a chap like this, that's a lord or something in his own country, and that's never had to bother about grub nor blankets
; why he comes a-buttin' round the Godforsaken ends of the earth--that's what I can't exactly see."
So soundly did Jerry sleep, that when the rain, having robbed the atmosphere of its last breath of wind, ceased and left the stateroom a steaming, suffocating furnace, he did not know when Skipper, panting for air, his loin cloth and undershirt soaked with sweat, arose, tucked blanket
and pillow under his arm, and went on deck.
For the whale is indeed wrapt up in his blubber as in a real blanket
or counterpane; or, still better, an Indian poncho slipt over his head, and skirting his extremity.
For the height of this sort of deliciousness is to have nothing but the blanket
between you and your snugness and the cold of the outer air.
He took off his coat and, wrapping himself in the blanket
, lay down on the bed.