chair-bedstead

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  • He threw himself upon his chair-bedstead, and lay for more than an hour in torpor of body and mind. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • Would you care to live with him in two furnished rooms in Clerkenwell, die with him on a chair bedstead? Cited from Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow, by Jerome
  • Lying upon my chair-bedstead, I listened to the shrill sounds around me, that through the light and darkness never ceased. Cited from Paul Kelver by Jerome K. Jerome
  • I found a coil of rope, and strapped him tightly in the chair-bedstead so that he could not move. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • In talking over their arrangements, Monica decided to expend a few shillings on the purchase of a chair-bedstead for her own use. Cited from The Odd Women, by George Gissing
  • In the antechamber there was a chair-bedstead for Theodore to sleep on when I required him to remain in town, and a chair on which he could sit. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • The next room I found was a most delightfully furnished sitting-room, with a chair-bedstead in the corner, and a dressing-room and bathroom opening out from it. Cited from The Great Secret, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • When Reardon went into the bedchamber an hour later, he unfolded a chair-bedstead that stood there, threw some rugs upon it, and so lay down to pass the night. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • The chair-bedstead, with necessary linen and blankets, a table, two chairs, a looking-glass -- strictly the indispensable things; no need to complete the list. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • There sat Theodore at the table, finishing the last morsel of pie, whilst the chair-bedstead lay in a tangled heap upon the floor. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • The chair-bedstead shook in sympathy with Mr. Hatchard's husbandly emotion. Cited from Sailor's Knots (Entire Collection), by W.W. Jacobs
  • Very soon, Mr Gussle could be heard panting up the stairs with an iron chair bedstead, which was set up, with other conveniences, in the music-hall agent's office. Cited from Sparrows, by Horace W.C. Newte
  • I was going through the antechamber with a view to going out into the street for a little fresh air when something in the aspect of the chair-bedstead on which that abominable brute Theodore had apparently spent the night attracted my attention. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • I placed a table close to the chair-bedstead and on it I disposed the pie and the cognac in such a manner that the moment Theodore woke his eyes were bound to alight on them. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • I had left him snoring and strapped to the chair-bedstead, and when I opened the office door I was marvelling in my mind whether I could really bear to see him dying slowly of starvation with that savoury pie tantalizingly under his nose. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • My intention was to spend the night there, where I had a chair-bedstead on which I had oft before slept soundly after a day's hard work, and anyhow it was too late to go to my lodgings at Passy at this hour. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • The only difference I did make in our mode of life was that I no longer gave him bed and board at the hostelry where I lodged in Passy, but placed the chair-bedstead in the anteroom of the office permanently at his disposal, and allowed him five sous a day for his breakfast. Cited from Castles in the Air, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy