Bedroom

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Bedroom

A room used for sleeping; a bedchamber.

bedroom

A room suitably furnished for sleeping.
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I asked him for you, and you have been entered in the diplomatic corps and made a Gentleman of the Bedchamber.
Hearing footsteps outside, he had only time to take measures for saving her character by concealing her i n the nearest room--and the nearest room happened to be his bedchamber.
YE'LL just permit me to remind ye again, young leddy, that the hottle's full--exceptin' only this settin'-room, and the bedchamber yonder belonging to it.
He and his wife lived in the old house, and occupied the very bedchamber in which he had slept for four-and-forty years.
The lords of the bedchamber, who were to carry his Majesty's train felt about on the ground, as if they were lifting up the ends of the mantle; and pretended to be carrying something; for they would by no means betray anything like simplicity, or unfitness for their office.
As she concluded, therefore, with great appearance of reason, that she never could get money in an honester way than by restoring a wife to her husband, she made no scruple of assuring the gentleman that the lady he wanted was then in the house; and was presently afterwards prevailed upon (by very liberal promises, and some earnest paid into her hands) to conduct him to the bedchamber of Mrs Waters.
If a home is happy it cannot fit too close--let the dresser collapse and become a billiard table; let the mantel turn to a rowing machine, the escritoire to a spare bedchamber, the washstand to an upright piano; let the four walls come together, if they will, so you and your Delia are between.
Pleased and happy as a brass farthing," he added, stopping to shake hands with a handsome gentleman of the bedchamber of colossal proportions.
In a quarter of an hour I was ready to be taken up to my bedchamber.
On the third, being able to sit up in his bedchamber, he despatched his valet with a message to Mr.
We are getting reconciled to halls and bedchambers with unhomelike stone floors and no carpets--floors that ring to the tread of one's heels with a sharpness that is death to sentimental musing.
The last sound Peter heard before he was quite alone were the mermaids retiring one by one to their bedchambers under the sea.