It was not the room, which was far more comfortable than Rebecca's own at the farm, nor the lack of view, nor yet the long journey, for she was not conscious of weariness; it was not the fear of a strange place, for she loved new places and courted new sensations; it was because of some curious blending of uncomprehended emotions that Rebecca stood her sunshade in the corner, tore off her best hat, flung it on the bureau with the porcupine quills on the under side, and stripping down the dimity spread, precipitated herself into the middle of the bed and pulled the counterpane
over her head.
She took him to a room above-stairs, and introduced him to a bed on which a magnified bolster, in yellow calico, figured as a counterpane
The mahogany bed with a piece of light silk which Therese found somewhere and used for a counterpane
was a magnificent combination of white and crimson between the gleaming surfaces of dark wood; and the whole room had an air of splendour with marble consoles, gilt carvings, long mirrors and a sumptuous Venetian lustre depending from the ceiling: a darkling mass of icy pendants catching a spark here and there from the candles of an eight- branched candelabra standing on a little table near the head of a sofa which had been dragged round to face the fireplace.
It was the sweetest little room in the world, with a soft comfortable bed that had sheets of green silk and a green velvet counterpane
Against the dark background of the kitchen she stood up tall and angular, one hand drawing a quilted counterpane
to her flat breast, while the other held a lamp.
While she is gone, the surgeon abandons his hopeless investigation and covers its subject with the patchwork counterpane
Her resolute effort threw back the lid, and gave to her astonished eyes the view of a white cotton counterpane
, properly folded, reposing at one end of the chest in undisputed possession!
It must have been one or two in the morning when I stole to my sitting-room window, opened it, and sat down to think steadily, with the counterpane
about my shoulders.
When he had got a light he saw that she had taken away all her things and the baby's (he had noticed on entering that the go-cart was not in its usual place on the landing, but thought Mildred had taken the baby out;) and all the things on the washing-stand had been broken, a knife had been drawn cross-ways through the seats of the two chairs, the pillow had been slit open, there were large gashes in the sheets and the counterpane
, the looking-glass appeared to have been broken with a hammer.
It was a large room, well furnished, with a cupboard, chest of drawers, sofa, and my bed, a fine wide bed covered with a silken counterpane
His servant entered the room; Boxtel hid himself under the counterpane
I threw it aside on the counterpane
of the bed, among some other loose papers.
He had well-nigh persuaded himself that his fears were a foolish fancy, when his eyes fell upon that which sent the blood cold to his heart and left him gasping, with hands clutching at the counterpane
Marilla found Anne face downward on her bed, crying bitterly, quite oblivious of muddy boots on a clean counterpane
A fan, a smelling-bottle, and a handkerchief lay within reach on the counterpane