his bedstead

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  • During the day, his bedstead turns up against the wall, and leaves more space for him to work in. Cited from American Notes, by Charles Dickens
  • During the night he managed to file the brass of his bedstead. Cited from My Double Life, by Sarah Bernhardt
  • He reached his bedstead, and sat down and tried to unlace his boots, but could not. Cited from The Open Air, by Richard Jefferies
  • Also, the space beneath his bedstead was cupboard as well as hiding-place. Cited from The Green Satin Gown, by Laura E. Richards
  • Then he perceived one packet which had rolled farther than the rest, to the very leg of his bedstead, near his pillow. Cited from Taras Bulba, et. al, by Nikolai Gogol
  • We were sitting together on the edge of his bedstead, for he owned no chairs, watching the horses being watered for the night, while the native woman was preparing dinner. Cited from Indian Tales, by Rudyard Kipling
  • There was his bedstead and footstool, a mammoth vertebra, and his writing table. Cited from Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands V2, by H. Stowe
  • The postilion Antipka said afterwards that he saw Gerasim through a crack in the wall, sitting on his bedstead, his face in his hand. Cited from Stories by Foreign Authors: Russian, by Various
  • The postillion Antipka said afterwards that he saw Gerasim through a. crack in the wall, sitting on his bedstead, his face in his hand. Cited from The Torrents of Spring, by Ivan Turgenev
  • He caused his bedstead to be moved out nearer to the window when he heard it was such inclement weather, and his head to be so adjusted that he could see the driving snow and sleet. Cited from Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • He fastened one end of the rope firmly to his bedstead, as he had proposed, then cautiously got upon the window-sill and lowered himself, descending hand over hand till he reached the ground. Cited from The Young Musician, by Horatio Alger
  • Learoyd, bowed on his bedstead, groaned, and the gentleman-ranker sighed in his sleep. Cited from Indian Tales, by Rudyard Kipling
  • They must not be afraid of Og the king of Bashan, though his head be as high as the ridge of a house, and his bedstead a bedstead of iron. Cited from The Riches of Bunyan, by Rev. Jeremiah Chaplin
  • It was midnight, and just as he had tumbled into bed, when the nature of his original engagement came back to him, and his anger and disappointment were so intense that he kicked the clothes over the foot of his bedstead. Cited from Van Bibber and Others, by Richard Harding Davis
  • He slept here -- he didn't find your bed comfortable -- he came to us to complain of it -- here he is among my men -- and here am I ready to look for a flea or two in his bedstead. Cited from After Dark, by Wilkie Collins
  • "Thot's a lie!" said Learoyd, dragging his bedstead nearer. Cited from Indian Tales, by Rudyard Kipling
  • This request was addressed to a little timid-looking, nervous man, whose appearance bespoke great poverty, and who had been crouching on his bedstead all this while, apparently stupefied by the novelty of his situation. Cited from The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens
  • His bedstead, covered with a tumbled and ragged piece of patchwork, was in the den he had come from, where another little window showed a prospect of more stinging-nettles, and a lame donkey. Cited from David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
  • Out of that you went straight, with a little interval of passage, to the plain room where Mr. Jarndyce slept, all the year round, with his window open, his bedstead without any furniture standing in the middle of the floor for more air, and his cold bath gaping for him in a smaller room adjoining. Cited from Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • He woke in terror unspeakable, and would have started up but the moment he moved, the legserpent drew his coils closer, and closer still, and drew and drew until the quaking traitor heard the joints of his bedstead grinding and gnarring. Cited from The Princess and Curdie, by George MacDonald
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