Tumultuous applause followed but received an unexpected check, for the cot
bed, on which the dress circle was built, suddenly shut up and extinguished the enthusiastic audience.
Lighting a lamp, Wing Bid- dlebaum washed the few dishes soiled by his simple meal and, setting up a folding cot
by the screen door that led to the porch, prepared to undress for the night.
Madame Antoine's cot
was at the far end of the village.
The resemblance was not complete, of course, for Jurgis was generously paid and comfortably clad, and was provided with a spring cot
and a mattress and three substantial meals a day; also he was perfectly at ease, and safe from all peril of life and limb, save only in the case that a desire for beer should lead him to venture outside of the stockyards gates.
About night we landed at one of them little Missouri towns high up toward Iowa, and had supper at the tavern, and got a room upstairs with a cot
and a double bed in it, but I dumped my bag under a deal table in the dark hall while we was moving along it to bed, single file, me last, and the landlord in the lead with a tallow candle.
The baker's lad told me so as he passed my 'umble cot
Sancho slept that night in a cot
in the same chamber with Don Quixote, a thing he would have gladly excused if he could for he knew very well that with questions and answers his master would not let him sleep, and he was in no humour for talking much, as he still felt the pain of his late martyrdom, which interfered with his freedom of speech; and it would have been more to his taste to sleep in a hovel alone, than in that luxurious chamber in company.
In sooth, the last part of the nursing depended more upon strength than skill; for it consisted chiefly of holding down the patient, by main force, to his cot
The tired woodman seeks his cot
That twinkles up the hill; And sleep has touched the wanderers That sang the twilight still.
Opposite the window that looked out into the garden, a bull's-eye opened on the yard; a table was placed by the cot
and held a wash-basin, two combs, and a piece of blue soap in a broken saucer.
Arthur would have gone home to his silk-curtained cot
, and Hetty to her home-spun pillow, and both would have slept without dreams, and to-morrow would have been a life hardly conscious of a yesterday.
You'll see," said Dan grimly, turning over in his cot
, "or I rather shud say you'll not see.