With many thanks, they said good night and crept in, hoping to disturb no one, but the instant their door creaked, two little nightcaps
bobbed up, and two sleepy but eager voices cried out.
A narrow winding street, full of offence and stench, with other narrow winding streets diverging, all peopled by rags and nightcaps
, and all smelling of rags and nightcaps
, and all visible things with a brooding look upon them that looked ill.
For days they suffered the doleful rigors and retchings of sea-sickness, lurking below in their berths in squalid state, or emerging now and then like spectres from the hatchways, in capotes and blankets, with dirty nightcaps
, grizzly beard, lantern visage and unhappy eye, shivering about the deck, and ever and anon crawling to the sides of the vessel, and offering up their tributes to the windward, to infinite annoyance of the captain.
At this detonation, the peaceable inhabitants of the surrounding houses woke up; many windows were seen to open, and nightcaps
and hands holding candles appeared at the casements.
Before very long--so soothing is the influence of an after-dinner view of feudal antiquities, taken through the medium of an approving conscience--Lady Lundie's eyes closed; and from Lady Lundie's nose there poured, at intervals, a sound, deep like her ladyship's learning; regular, like her ladyship's habits--a sound associated with nightcaps
and bedrooms, evoked alike by Nature, the leveler, from high and low--the sound (oh, Truth what enormities find publicity in thy name
Each boy is required to bring, sir, two suits of clothes, six shirts, six pair of stockings, two nightcaps
, two pocket-handkerchiefs, two pair of shoes, two hats, and a razor.
We were just getting on our nightcaps
to sit up,--me and mistress.
Ran against him among a lot of those dirty brown dogs in women's nightcaps
a great deal too big for 'em, calling themselves Arabs and all sorts of incoherent races.
White, in his nightcap
, put his head out and said, "What do you want?
Midnight being come at length, I read another tale, for a nightcap
-- this which here follows, to wit:
Besides, you know, you'll be in costume, and that makes all the difference in the world; Juliet's in a balcony, enjoying the moonlight before she goes to bed, and she's got on her night- gown and her ruffled nightcap
Miranda's pale, sharp face, framed in its nightcap
, looked haggard on the pillow, and her body was pitifully still under the counterpane.