So then we laid in with Jim the second night, and tore up the sheet all in little strings and twisted them together, and long before daylight we had a lovely rope that you could a hung a person with.
Being made of a whole sheet, that way, there was rope enough for forty pies if we'd a wanted them, and plenty left over for soup, or sausage, or anything you choose.
Chailey handled the sheets as if she knew each by name, character, and constitution.
Chailey, turning from the subject of sheets, dismissing them entirely, clenched her fists on the top of them, and proclaimed, "And you couldn't ask a living creature to sit where I sit!"
While my would-be murderers were holding this whispered colloquy, I had stood half-petrified by the open window; unwilling to slide down the sheets
into the arms of an unseen enemy, though I had no idea which of them it could be; more hopeful of slipping past my butchers in the darkness, and so to Rattray and poor Eva; but not the less eagerly looking for some hiding-place in the room.
Then the sheet
gave with greater ease, and Wolf Larsen was beside me, heaving in alone while I was busied taking up the slack.
let us try another sheet
of paper, and finish our dispatch off-hand.
Of course they'll sleep, but make them sleep on the halyards and sheets
By degrees, a pulse or stress began to beat at regular intervals in his mind, heaping his thoughts into waves to which words fitted themselves, and without much consciousness of what he was doing, he began to write on a sheet
of draft paper what had the appearance of a poem lacking several words in each line.
32-54) When he had said this, he had mast and sail hoisted on the ship, and the wind filled the sail and the crew hauled taut the sheets
on either side.
Paul Ford roused himself, came back from the far Western town, and adjusted the sheets
of paper under his hand.
Tulliver had been a susceptible man in his conjugal relation, he might have supposed that she drew out the key to aid her imagination in anticipating the moment when he would be in a state to justify the production of the best Holland sheets
. Happily he was not so; he was only susceptible in respect of his right to water-power; moreover, he had the marital habit of not listening very closely, and since his mention of Mr.
We put sheets
of cotton wool under it for a snow-field, and Jake's pocket-mirror for a frozen lake.
Think how surprised everyone was when, on raising the sheets
, they discovered Pinocchio half melted in tears!
"I do believe the laundress hasn't sent the washing yet, and all the best sheets
are in use.