When I got up on one of the stools
and peered into it, I saw some quilts and a pile of straw.
You see, in addi- tion to the dinner-materials, which called for a suffi- ciently round sum, I had bought a lot of extras for the future comfort of the family: for instance, a big lot of wheat, a delicacy as rare to the tables of their class as was ice-cream to a hermit's; also a sizeable deal dinner-table; also two entire pounds of salt, which was another piece of extravagance in those people's eyes; also crockery, stools
, the clothes, a small cask of beer, and so on.
Rebecca had been seated on a stool
very near to the edge of the porch, and at this remark she made a sudden movement, tipped over, and disappeared into a clump of lilac bushes.
After crossing her hands, he tied them with a strong rope, and led her to a stool
under a large hook in the joist, put in for the purpose.
He went down: I set him a stool
by the fire, and offered him a quantity of good things: but he was sick and could eat little, and my attempts to entertain him were thrown away.
Mary put down her candle on the table near the bed and sat down on the cushioned stool
The manager perched himself, book in hand, on a stool
close in front of the stage.
His stock consisted of a wooden stool
, made out of a broken-backed chair cut down, which stool
, young Jerry, walking at his father's side, carried every morning to beneath the banking-house window that was nearest Temple Bar: where, with the addition of the first handful of straw that could be gleaned from any passing vehicle to keep the cold and wet from the odd-job-man's feet, it formed the encampment for the day.
There, smoking his pipe in the old place by the kitchen firelight, as hale and as strong as ever though a little grey, sat Joe; and there, fenced into the corner with Joe's leg, and sitting on my own little stool
looking at the fire, was - I again!
Gertrude placed hers on the stool
and went with Miss Ward.
I then stept over the building very conveniently from one stool
to the other, and drew up the first after me with a hooked stick.
He fetched a stool
and set it against the wall facing the great mirror that filled the whole of the wall-space opposite.