Pontellier comes?" asked Robert, seating himself on the outer edge of one of the steps and taking hold of the hammock rope which was fastened to the post.
Don't swing the hammock. Will you get my white shawl which I left on the window-sill over at the house?"
I got with much difficulty out of my hammock, having first ventured to draw back the slip-board on the roof already mentioned, contrived on purpose to let in air, for want of which I found myself almost stifled.
Before I went to sleep, I gave him to understand that I had some valuable furniture in my box, too good to be lost: a fine hammock, a handsome field-bed, two chairs, a table, and a cabinet; that my closet was hung on all sides, or rather quilted, with silk and cotton; that if he would let one of the crew bring my closet into his cabin, I would open it there before him, and show him my goods.
Now he advanced his snake-like trunk toward the Swede, who shrank still deeper into his hammock.
Korak ran from the tent just in time to see the enraged elephant's trunk encircle the beast's victim, and then hammock, canopy and man were swung high over Tantor's head.
'I thought for a moment I saw the monkey sitting on the hammock
Peeping cautiously over the side of his hammock, he descried Mrs Quilp, to whom, after contemplating her for some time in silence, he communicated a violent start by suddenly yelling out--'Halloa!'
Mr Quilp delivered this last command in such a very energetic voice, and moreover accompanied it with such a sudden gesture, indicative of an intention to spring out of his hammock, and, night-capped as he was, bear his wife home again through the public streets, that she sped away like an arrow.
He slipped from the hammock
and with deliberate slowness sauntered to the railing, where he yawned sleepily and looked down on them.
As soon as she was clear of her hammock
, Gagool cast one evil grin upon us, and then, leaning on a stick, hobbled off towards the face of this wall.
Lake DriveThe South Florida home to see the biggest price cut today is a five-bedroom, five-bathroom house at 4835 Hammock
Lake Drive in Coral Gables, according to data from Condo Vultures Realty.