Is the spike so low a thing as the rusty spike on the top of a post of an old bedstead
that has tumbled all awry?
Weller proceeded to inquire which was the individual bedstead
Tess listlessly lent a hand, and in a quarter of an hour the old four-post bedstead
was dissociated from the heap of goods, and erected under the south wall of the church, the part of the building know as the d'Urberville Aisle, beneath which the huge vaults lay.
The part of the room behind the columns, with a high silk-curtained mahogany bedstead
on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.
I now marvel at the patience of the students while sleeping upon the floor while waiting for some kind of a bedstead
to be constructed, or at their sleeping without any kind of a mattress while waiting for something that looked like a mattress to be made.
thought the old Queen-mother; however, she said not a word of what she was going to do; but went quietly into the bedroom, took all the bed-clothes off the bed, and put three little peas on the bedstead
was of gold and set with many brilliant diamonds, and the coverlet had designs of pearls and rubies sewed upon it.
The bedrooms have no locks on the doors, no furniture but a single chair in each, and a bedstead
without bedding--just a mattress.
The great heavy mahogany bedstead
, with its curtains hanging from a hook in the ceiling, and with its clumsily carved head and foot on the same level, offered to the view the anomalous spectacle of French design overwhelmed by English execution.
Then just overhead came a sound like an iron bedstead
being knocked about, and the low angry growling of some large animal.
As Oliver gave this first proof of the free and proper action of his lungs, the patchwork coverlet which was carelessly flung over the iron bedstead
, rustled; the pale face of a young woman was raised feebly from the pillow; and a faint voice imperfectly articulated the words, 'Let me see the child, and die.
Among the rest, she converted the pantry into a dressing-room for me; and purchased and embellished a bedstead
for my occupation, which looked as like a bookcase in the daytime as a bedstead