John tenderly kissed his brother on the forehead, and put his sore hands gently back on the mattress
The bedrooms have no locks on the doors, no furniture but a single chair in each, and a bedstead without bedding--just a mattress.
Rather than look for better quarters I lay down on the mattress without removing my clothing and fell asleep.
And then I began to ask why a mattress
is made in two pieces.
Under the mattress there was nothing but the metal netting, which could not conceal anything or anybody.
If, in carrying Mademoiselle on the mattress from the laboratory of the chateau, they rested for a moment, there might have been an opportunity for the man in it to escape.
This was to be my first night on the mattress
, and I knew I should sleep the sweeter because she had made it.
Finally, with a sigh of content, she curled herself up on the sealskin-coat mattress
, arranged one bag for a pillow and the other for a covering, and settled herself to sleep.
and Petritsky pulled a letter out from under the mattress
, where he had hidden it.
The fact is, that there was considerable difficulty in inducing Oliver to take upon himself the office of respiration,--a troublesome practice, but one which custom has rendered necessary to our easy existence; and for some time he lay gasping on a little flock mattress
, rather unequally poised between this world and the next: the balance being decidedly in favour of the latter.
Weller moved a mattress
and bedding, which he hired of Mr.
It was not without great fear and trepidation that little Nell slipped off her shoes and gliding through the store-room of old curiosities, where Mr Brass--the ugliest piece of goods in all the stock--lay sleeping on a mattress
, passed into her own little chamber.