post bedstead

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  • A big four-post bedstead, draped in white, stood against a wall. Cited from The Light in the Clearing, by Irving Bacheller
  • A four-post bedstead, with curtains of blue and white check, occupied the larger portion of the floor. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • Mother said the room could be made ready, she thought, inasmuch as there was an extra high-post bedstead in our attic chamber. Cited from The Harvest of Years, by Martha Lewis Beckwith Ewell
  • She sat near the window by the side of the high post bedstead, rocking gently to and fro. Cited from Colonel Carter of Cartersville, by F. H. Smith
  • A very high post bedstead, over which were suspended white cotton curtains, gave an air of grandeur to one side of the room. Cited from Aunt Phillis's Cabin, by Mary H. Eastman
  • The stout little clergyman lay on a carved four-post bedstead of old mahogany, which seemed to hint of better days. Cited from Westways, by S. Weir Mitchell [AKA: Silas Weir Mitchell]
  • A screened light stood on a table before her, and on her left the hangings of a tall dark four-post bedstead obstructed her view of the centre of the room. Cited from The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid, by Hardy 11
  • One day I was astonished to find in the hall two hat-racks, and was nearly knocked down by the end of a great four-post bedstead that followed me in. Cited from Trifles for the Christmas Holidays, by H. S. Armstrong
  • There was, too, a four-post bedstead, a mere skeleton which could hide nothing, and there was a chest of drawers. Cited from A Thin Ghost and Others, by M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
  • The invalid was asleep, shrouded by the curtain of the heavy old-fashioned four-post bedstead. Cited from Birds of Prey, by M.E. Braddon
  • She was sacrificing old associations to her present need; and, one after another, she sawed the ornamenting balls from her mother's high-post bedstead. Cited from Tiverton Tales, by Alice Brown
  • Mr. Potter slept in a big, four-post bedstead, which was heaped high at this time of year with an enormous feather bed. Cited from Ruth Fielding at Snow Camp, by Alice Emerson
  • A huge four-post bedstead occupied a prominent place against one of the walls; there was an enormous mahogany wardrobe against another; but the whole center of the room was bare. Cited from Light O' The Morning, by L. T. Meade
  • In one corner stood an old fashioned high-post bedstead, of the finest curled maple, curiously carved and ornamented. Cited from Nick Baba's Last Drink and Other Sketches, by George P. Goff
  • It contains a raised pew, which is approached by a winding flight of stairs, and is covered in, so that it resembles nothing so much as a four-post bedstead. Cited from The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll, by Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
  • It was a large clumsy four-post bedstead, hung with blue and white homespun curtains, and covered with a gay patchwork quilt. Cited from A Canadian Heroine, Volume 2, by Mrs. Harry Coghill
  • The master lay under the canopy of the four-post bedstead, his eyes closed, the soft white hair lost in the pillows, the pale face tinged with the glow of the night lamp. Cited from The Fortunes of Oliver Horn, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Lans's visit had sent Matilda to her knees beside the four-post bedstead in the room that had once been Caroline Markham's. Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • I just kissed her and went to my room, to my little room with its high-post bedstead, three wooden chairs and shabby hair-cloth trunk, and dressed in that beautiful blue dress with that new silk bow. Cited from The Harvest of Years, by Martha Lewis Beckwith Ewell
  • The room was dimly lighted by a pair of candles burning on a table near the window, and at some distance from the old four-post bedstead, shaded by dark moreen curtains. Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
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