And there in fact was Sonya lying face downward on Nurse's dirty feather bed on the top of the chest, crumpling her gauzy pink dress under her, hiding her face with her slender fingers, and sobbing so convulsively that her bare little shoulders shook.
Natasha wept, sitting on the blue-striped feather bed and hugging her friend.
Sonya could not continue, and again hid her face in her hands and in the feather bed. Natasha began consoling her, but her face showed that she understood all the gravity of her friend's trouble.
You--a doctor--sleep on a feather bed
and get up at night to your patients!
Lynde calls a `holy terror.' There will be a little room upstairs over the porch, where old dreams hang thick, and a big, fat, glorious feather bed
which will almost seem the height of luxury after a boardinghouse mattress.
She then laid twenty mattresses one upon another over the three peas, and put twenty feather beds over the mattresses.
Now it was plain that the lady must be a real Princess, since she had been able to feel the three little peas through the twenty mattresses and twenty feather beds. None but a real Princess could have had such a delicate sense of feeling.
The aunts could hear her scurrying to and fro, beating up pillows and feather beds
, flapping towels, jingling crockery, singing meanwhile in her clear voice:--
In short he is killing me with hunger, and I am dying myself of vexation; for when I thought I was coming to this government to get my meat hot and my drink cool, and take my ease between holland sheets on feather beds
, I find I have come to do penance as if I was a hermit; and as I don't do it willingly I suspect that in the end the devil will carry me off.
It was the same as had peered out from the mound of the goosedown feather bed
, eyes echoing his mother's in their eternal conspiracy.
The left-handed batsman Shakib has been somewhat consistent with the white-ball even on the feather bed
August 31, 1915: A Huddersfield soldier wrote from the front to say others should join up, adding "it would do them good to eat their meals with shells flying over them and no feather bed
to lie upon."