He said that after the wall-paper was changed it would be the heavy bedstead
, and then the barred windows, and then that gate at the head of the stairs, and so on.
I then glanced round the room; and besides the bedstead
and centre table, could see no other furniture belonging to the place, but a rude shelf, the four walls, and a papered fireboard representing a man striking a whale.
, chairs, and lounges, were of bamboo, wrought in peculiarly graceful and fanciful patterns.
the work of several generations of imprisoned students; and a narrow wooden bedstead
with a villainous straw mattress, but no sheets, pillows, blankets, or coverlets--for these the student must furnish at his own cost if he wants them.
And there's Jim chained by one leg, with a ten-foot chain, to the leg of his bed: why, all you got to do is to lift up the bedstead
and slip off the chain.
Above, a chamber of the same dimensions as the kitchen, with a deal bedstead
and chest of drawers; small, yet too large to be filled with my scanty wardrobe: though the kindness of my gentle and generous friends has increased that, by a modest stock of such things as are necessary.
We made so many deviations up and down lanes, and were such a long time delivering a bedstead
at a public-house, and calling at other places, that I was quite tired, and very glad, when we saw Yarmouth.
Then, we went into the hut where there was a smell of tobacco and whitewash, and a bright fire, and a lamp, and a stand of muskets, and a drum, and a low wooden bedstead
, like an overgrown mangle without the machinery, capable of holding about a dozen soldiers all at once.
The captain, hearing me utter these absurdities, concluded I was raving; however (I suppose to pacify me) he promised to give order as I desired, and going upon deck, sent some of his men down into my closet, whence (as I afterwards found) they drew up all my goods, and stripped off the quilting; but the chairs, cabinet, and bedstead
, being screwed to the floor, were much damaged by the ignorance of the seamen, who tore them up by force.
When I woke up, I was alone, lying on a sofa in a simply furnished little bedroom, with an ordinary mahogany bedstead
, lit by a lamp standing on the marble top of an old Louis-Philippe chest of drawers.
The crowd parted as the woman beckoned Mowgli to her hut, where there was a red lacquered bedstead
, a great earthen grain chest with funny raised patterns on it, half a dozen copper cooking pots, an image of a Hindu god in a little alcove, and on the wall a real looking glass, such as they sell at the country fairs.
Tod gingerly mounted a chair by the head of the bedstead