The ample heavy folds of the velvet left just room at the two corners of the wall for two little upright cabinets in buhl, containing rows of drawers
, and supporting two fine bronze productions (reduced in size) of the Venus Milo and the Venus Callipyge.
Accordingly, we were safely deposited in a particular drawer
, along with a few other favorite articles, that, like our family, were reserved for the eyes of certain distinguished but absent customers.
See," continued the Vicar, opening several small drawers
, "I fancy I have made an exhaustive study of the entomology of this district.
She meant the chest of drawers
, and Peter jumped at the drawers
, scattering their contents to the floor with both hands, as kings toss ha'pence to the crowd.
Once or twice virtue has triumphed, and I have got out at six and half-dressed myself, and have taken my drawers
and towel, and stumbled dismally off.
Above the chest of drawers
, on the wall, hung a small looking-glass.
It had struck him that there might be a second drawer
which Emily had overlooked.
At midnight, then, I have to ask you to be alone in your consulting room, to admit with your own hand into the house a man who will present himself in my name, and to place in his hands the drawer
that you will have brought with you from my cabinet.
Why don't you go up?"--"It is not my business," answered the drawer
, "to wait upon the chambers--it is Betty Chambermaid's."--"If you come to that," answered the maid, "it is not my business to wait upon gentlemen.
But, on the contrary, Cornelius had received the parcel from the hands of his godfather with every mark of respect, and put it by with the same respectful manner in a drawer
, stowing it away so that it should not take up too much of the room which was reserved to his bulbs.
The long drawer
under Borckman's bunk caught his eye.
I told him I would, and I went into my chamber and fetched him a little private drawer
, where I had about six guineas more, and some silver, and threw it all down upon the bed, and told him there was all my wealth, honestly to a shilling.