hearth rug

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hearth rug

ntappeto (che si mette davanti al camino)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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"We must get rid of him," agreed Anne, looking darkly at the subject of their discussion, who was purring on the hearth rug with an air of lamb-like meekness.
Julian said: "You're reading the news and all these awful things were happening and all I could think of was my friends lying on the hearth rug, nose and mouth pressed into the TV, howling with laughter waiting for me to mess it up.
The Cibachrome prints of fine art photographer Garry Fabian Miller inspired the Ruby Embers Hearth Rug, the third in a series and tufted at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh by Kristi Vana and Louise Trotter.
Last night, while loading the wood stove, an ember popped out, just missing the hearth rug and landing on our wood floor.
Potter walked her rabbits on a lead and said her "affectionate companion" Peter, a Belgian buck rabbit, was "very naughty" and would "lie before the fire on the hearth rug like a cat."
I thought there was a strange smell coming from the hearth rug.
He tells how his mother Ethel "had been making a new half moon hearth rug to put in front of the fire in the living room.
Among other pieces depicting the 1914-1918 war is a beautiful lockerhook hearth rug by Wendy Dunstone displayed in the Blackett Bedroom in the house, the idea for which came from a souvenir handkerchief printed with the song Keep the Home Fires Burning.
When I got home from the festival my beloved was home and in his usual position in the living room - laid down on the hearth rug stuck in front of the idiot's lantern watching a mind numbing film; I made him some lamb chops for his lunch and gave him a Daim bar to which he is very partial; I wonder why they changed the spelling and why, come to that, change Marathons to Snickers and good old Opal Fruits to Starburst.
Many, many years ago I used to come home clutching a bottle of champagne, literally drag my wife from her chair and make mad, passionate love on the hearth rug.
Anthony Trollope (1815-82) would often fall asleep at formal dinners and, according to journalist George Augustus Sala, could take '40 winks' seated, leaning on sideboards or even 'whilst standing erect on the hearth rug'.
I am looking for a fire-safe mat or hearth rug. Can you help?