The heavers forward now resume their song, and while the one tackle is peeling and hoisting a second strip from the whale, the other is slowly slackened away, and down goes the first strip through the main hatchway right beneath, into an unfurnished
parlor called the blubber-room.
They were quaint and sympathetic, those two homely basins, unfurnished
and silent, with no aggressive display of cranes, no apparatus of hurry and work on their narrow shores.
My mistress rented it unfurnished
, and put in the regular things--1903 antique unholstered parlour set, oil chromo of geishas in a Harlem tea house, rubber plant and husband.
Now, all these rooms are unfurnished
and unoccupied so that his expedition became more mysterious than ever.
The room in question was of a commodious, well-proportioned size, and handsomely fitted up as a dining-parlour; and on their quitting it to walk round the grounds, she was shown, first into a smaller apartment, belonging peculiarly to the master of the house, and made unusually tidy on the occasion; and afterwards into what was to be the drawing-room, with the appearance of which, though unfurnished
, Catherine was delighted enough even to satisfy the general.
He determined to take unfurnished
rooms: it would be pleasant and cheaper; and this was an urgent consideration, for during the last year and a half he had spent nearly seven hundred pounds.
Arter I run away from the carrier, and afore I took up with the vaginer, I had unfurnished
lodgin's for a fortnight.
The rooms on the third floor and on the basement were completely unfurnished
, and in a condition of great neglect.
So I discoursed that point with my governess, and she went and waited upon the captain, and told him that she hoped ways might be found out for her two unfortunate cousins, as she called us, to obtain our freedom when we came into the country, and so entered into a discourse with him about the means and terms also, of which I shall say more in its place; and after thus sounding the captain, she let him know, though we were unhappy in the circumstances that occasioned our going, yet that we were not unfurnished
to set ourselves to work in the country, and we resolved to settle and live there as planters, if we might be put in a way how to do it.
It was a bare, unfurnished
, comfortless room, with an unframed portrait hanging up at the head of the bed; a likeness, I take it, of the Doctor, for the forehead was fully displayed, and great stress was laid by the artist upon its phrenological developments.
Hunsden no doubt regarded me as a rash, imprudent man, thus to show my poor little grisette sweetheart, in her poor little unfurnished
grenier; but he prepared to act the real gentleman, having, in fact, the kernel of that character, under the harsh husk it pleased him to wear by way of mental mackintosh.
Not a tree nor a shrub was nigh it; but the house, externally, exhibited that cheer less, unfurnished
aspect which is so common to the hastily erected dwellings of a new country.