Turning to the lower division of the cupboard, I found more costly curiosities in the shape of ivory carvings from Japan and specimens of rare silk from China.
The men differ from this view, and declare that I ought to have put back the volume in blue velvet unopened, carefully guarding myself from any after-temptation to look at it again by locking the cupboard door.
Tom Kitten did not want to be shut up in a cupboard
. When he saw that his mother was going to bake, he determined to hide.
He's sure to fetch the Professor, and we couldn't take him in, you know!" And in another minute the disguises were stowed away in the cupboard
, the door unbolted, and the two Conspirators seated lovingly side-by-side on the sofa, earnestly discussing a book the Vice-Warden had hastily snatched off the table, which proved to be the City-Directory of the capital of Outland.
He opened chests and cupboards
, such as did not baffle his small experience, and in these he found the contents much better preserved.
I ran to the cupboard
, and, sure enough, found there a blue phial of medicine, with the dose written on it on a paper, and this I administered to him with what speed I might.
When the Princess got out of her crystal bed in the morning she went to her cabinet, opened one of the velvet-lined cupboards
, and took the head it contained from its golden shelf.
She laid two plates, got the bread, the butter, going to and fro quietly between the table and the cupboard
in the peace and silence of her home.
He sighs over the contemplation of its poverty, takes a bit of chalk from one of the cupboard
shelves, and pauses with it in his hand, uncertain what addition to make to the account.
She took a little basket and filled it with bread from the cupboard
, laying a white cloth over the top.
"Eh, books, books!" said another peasant, bringing out Prince Andrew's library cupboards
. "Don't catch up against it!
I will show you what a good job I did," and she went to a tall cupboard
and threw open the doors.
There were no proper cupboards
for their clothes; what cupboards
there were either would not close at all, or burst open whenever anyone passed by them.
The door of one of the cupboards
in the sideboard was half open.
First, she tried to look down and make out what she was coming to, but it was too dark to see anything; then she looked at the sides of the well, and noticed that they were filled with cupboards
and book-shelves; here and there she saw maps and pictures hung upon pegs.