beneath contained nothing but cards, and the usual counters and markers.
One day, when we least expected so great a change, our mistress came in person, searched several chests, trunks and drawers
, and finally discovered us where she had laid us, with her own hands, near four months before.
There was nothing but pickled vermin, and drawers
full of blue-bottles and moths, with no carpet on the floor.
She had brought the pattern of the drawers
There was another light in the room now, a thousand times brighter than the night-lights, and in the time we have taken to say this, it had been in all the drawers
in the nursery, looking for Peter's shadow, rummaged the wardrobe and turned every pocket inside out.
I always determine - when thinking over the matter in London - that I'll get up early every morning, and go and have a dip before breakfast, and I religiously pack up a pair of drawers
and a bath towel.
A bed and chair of cheap pine and a very ancient chest of drawers
constituted the furniture.
"I found it, with the scrap-book and the newspaper cuttings, under a collection of empty boxes and bottles, in a drawer
of the washhand-stand.
The door of my cabinet is then to be forced: and you are to go in alone; to open the glazed press (letter E) on the left hand, breaking the lock if it be shut; and to draw out, with all its contents as they stand, the fourth drawer
from the top or (which is the same thing) the third from the bottom.
As he went, he struck upon a drawer
left open in the business table.
Sophia happening one day to open a private Drawer
in Macdonald's Library with one of her own keys, discovered that it was the Place where he kept his Papers of consequence and amongst them some bank notes of considerable amount.
He therefore applied to his bell, which he rung at least twenty times without any effect: for my landlady was in such high mirth with her company, that no clapper could be heard there but her own; and the drawer
and chambermaid, who were sitting together in the kitchen (for neither durst he sit up nor she lie in bed alone), the more they heard the bell ring the more they were frightened, and as it were nailed down in their places.