"My dear," said Princess Mary, addressing her brother from beside the cot where she was standing, "better wait a bit...
"Confound you and your Karl Ivanich!" He took the glass with the drops and again went up to the cot.
The old man arose from the cot
and moved about the room.
All sorts of pleas for a reconsideration were made, but the packers were obdurate; and all the while they were reducing wages, and heading off shipments of cattle, and rushing in wagonloads of mattresses and cots. So the men boiled over, and one night telegrams went out from the union headquarters to all the big packing centers--to St.
For the present, his work being over, he was free to ride into the city, by a railroad direct from the yards, or else to spend the night in a room where cots had been laid in rows.
Kim had reeled to a room with a cot in it, and was dozing soddenly.
They pushed the coffer under his cot, and Kim shut away Mahbub's pistol, the oilskin packet of letters, and the locked books and diaries, with a groan of relief.
Four days later, he sat on the side of his cot and said to the patients mildly: "I'd 'a' liken to 'a' spoken to 'im - so I should."
And the Hospital Orderly was so satisfied with the justice of the punishment that he did not even order Private Dormer back to his cot.
It came just as Rokoff was lifting her upon the cot
. A noise at the tent door behind him brought his head quickly about and away from the girl.
I've got one nice large double room, and I could let you have a cot
And from across the cot
his sister wailed, "Don't, don't!" and, covering her face, sobbed afresh.
Madame Antoine's cot
was at the far end of the village.
About night we landed at one of them little Missouri towns high up toward Iowa, and had supper at the tavern, and got a room upstairs with a cot
and a double bed in it, but I dumped my bag under a deal table in the dark hall while we was moving along it to bed, single file, me last, and the landlord in the lead with a tallow candle.
In one corner was a huge bed, and across the room a smaller cot
; a cupboard, a table, and two benches completed the furnishings.