was never opened, it is true, but that next it was in constant use, and certain crevices beneath the counter enabled us to see a little, and to hear more, of what passed in the magazin.
But Hetty seemed to have made up her mind that something was wanting, for she got up and reached an old black lace scarf out of the linen-press, and a pair of large ear-rings out of the sacred drawer
from which she had taken her candles.
The neat fitting-up of drawers
and shelves, and the bookcase filled with expensive illustrated books on Natural History, made him think again of the winnings at cards and their destination.
The sound come from the chest of drawers
, and Peter made a merry face.
A glance was enough to show him that no second drawer
had been overlooked.
All the six drawers
were alike occupied by a collection of fossils, which (judging by the curious paper inscriptions fixed on some of them) were associated with a past period of the Major's life when he had speculated, not very successfully in mines.
And several drawers
were opened, and the piano was opened; it had landscapes on the inside of the lid, and it was so hoarse when the old man played on it
You found these two objects, you say, in the chest of drawers
Above the chest of drawers
, on the wall, hung a small looking-glass.
It's in the houses of spiteful old widows that one finds such cleanliness," Raskolnikov thought again, and he stole a curious glance at the cotton curtain over the door leading into another tiny room, in which stood the old woman's bed and chest of drawers
and into which he had never looked before.
Hastily folding and directing this, she went to a drawer
and made up a little package of clothing for her boy, which she tied with a handkerchief firmly round her waist; and, so fond is a mother's remembrance, that, even in the terrors of that hour, she did not forget to put in the little package one or two of his favorite toys, reserving a gayly painted parrot to amuse him, when she should be called on to awaken him.
The door of my cabinet is then to be forced: and you are to go in alone; to open the glazed press (letter E) on the left hand, breaking the lock if it be shut; and to draw out, with all its contents as they stand, the fourth drawer
from the top or (which is the same thing) the third from the bottom.