WITH Tom Thumb's assistance she carried the bolster
down-stairs and across the hearth-rug.
The duke, who had latterly been allowed a fire, burned the letter, but kept the ball, and went to bed, hiding the ball under his bolster
. La Ramee entered; he smiled kindly on the prisoner, for he was an excellent man and had taken a great liking for the captive prince.
Louis meditated for a few moments, with an inquisitive glance directed to the paper, one end of which remained under the bolster
So the two brothers went off hand-in-hand into the wood, and returned in a minute with their arms full of things--such as bolsters
, blankets, hearth-rugs, table-cloths, dish-covers and coal-scuttles.
Seeing, as she patted the pillow into its place on the bolster
, that he was still looking at her as if waiting for the rest of her reply, she gave it a great poke in the middle, and asked, 'How could I help myself?'
Perhaps his bitterest fight was with the stockholders of the United Water Company, for it was practically the whole of the gross earnings of this company that he voted to lend to himself and used to bolster
up his wide battle front.
Unluckily that worthy officer having, in a literal sense, taken his fill of liquor, had been some time retired to his bolster
, where he was snoring so loud that it was not easy to convey a noise in at his ears capable of drowning that which issued from his nostrils.
There is no doubt that by day Mr Swiveller firmly believed this secret convenience to be a bookcase and nothing more; that he closed his eyes to the bed, resolutely denied the existence of the blankets, and spurned the bolster
from his thoughts.
"Well, now, the under sheet you must bring over the bolster,--so--and tuck it clear down under the mattress nice and smooth,--so,--do you see?"
Instead of making the bed, she would amuse herself with pulling off the pillowcases, butting her woolly head among the pillows, till it would sometimes be grotesquely ornamented with feathers sticking out in various directions; she would climb the posts, and hang head downward from the tops; flourish the sheets and spreads all over the apartment; dress the bolster up in Miss Ophelia's night-clothes, and enact various performances with that,--singing and whistling, and making grimaces at herself in the looking-glass; in short, as Miss Ophelia phrased it, "raising Cain" generally.
It was like a bolster
with a broken nose, and below it, and comparatively small, was a stiff framework bearing a man and an engine with a screw that whizzed round in front and a sort of canvas rudder behind.
The laths of the roof were rotting away, and during one whole winter her bolster
He commended longstanding historic and wide-ranging relations, which are based on mutual understanding and strong desire to further bolster
friendship and joint cooperation towards achieving the aspirations of the two friendly countries and peoples.
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the productivity of bakeries, restaurants, cafeterias and juice shops during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
, who was 26, was a final-year student at Aberystwyth University, where he was studying countryside management and conservation.