160 * Batt, stick Then gan the shepheard gather into one His stragling goates, and drave them to a foord, Whose caerule streame, rombling in pible stone, Crept under mosse as greene as any goord.
She was making a bedspread of tobacco sacks.
Who ever saw any Lord my-lorded in tattered blanket fastened with wooden skewer?
Bob's hat was off before he opened the door; his comforter too.
There are also other objects which must not be forgotten, and above all a mattress, bolster, and counterpane, as the berths are generally unfurnished.
A tomb Must cover thy sweet eyes.
We prophesy rain upon the morrow, and wake with a bar of golden sunlight on the coverlet.
It was now nearly half-past three, and, conscious that I had a high and rising temperature, I determined to lie down and get a few hours' sleep.
Furthermore, each man had an eiderdown sleeping-bag, blankets, and plenty of heavy clothes and sweaters.
The substantive 'pad' = a path or highway.
Sinking, like a shipwrecked sailor, in a patchwork sea of bed, While the moonlight through the casement cast a grim and ghastly glare O'er the stiff and stately presence of each dismal haircloth chair; And it touched the mantel's splendor, where the wax fruit used to be, And the alabaster image Uncle Josh brought home from sea; While the breeze that shook the curtains spread a musty, faint perfume And a subtle scent of camphor through the best spare room.
Then they would put their toe on the trigger, and pouf!
I know I ought to make no dereliction From the straight path to this side or to that; I know the story I relate's no fiction, And that the moment that I quit some flat, Folks are all puff, and blame, and contradiction, And swear I never know what I'd be at; In short, such crowds, I find, can mend one's poem, I live retired, on purpose not to know 'em.