A MINUTE afterwards Hunca Munca, his wife, put her head out, too; and when she saw that there was no one in the nursery, she ventured out on the oilcloth
under the coal-box
Two half-grown boys and a girl stood holding oilcloth
bundles, and a little girl clung to her mother's skirts.
Then a man ran out of the draper's with a roll of oilcloth, and off they went again.
She sat quivering while a member of the lower orders deposited a metal funnel, a saucepan, and a garden squirt beside the roll of oilcloth.
They sat down to a table covered with an oilcloth
cut in slits by penknives.
My mother pulled it up with impatience, and there lay before us, the last things in the chest, a bundle tied up in oilcloth
, and looking like papers, and a canvas bag that gave forth, at a touch, the jingle of gold.
This table had a cover made out of beautiful oilcloth
, with a red and blue spread-eagle painted on it, and a painted border all around.
There was a square of oilcloth
in front of each article of furniture and a drawn-in rug beside the single four poster, which was covered with a fringed white dimity counterpane.
His equipment is a drab great-coat, a hat covered with an oilcloth
, top-boots, an umbrella in one hand and a small portmanteau in the other.
"I've covered her with oil-cloth--best American oilcloth
, and put the sheet over that, and four jars of disinfectant, on account of the smell--as they did at Moscow--you remember?
"A table covered with a dark oilcloth
took up all the middle of the little room.
I suppose you have a notion I should be getting out of the way of that dirt," said Captain MacWhirr, speaking with the utmost simplicity of manner and tone, and fixing the oilcloth
on the floor with a heavy stare.