Couch


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Popular shorthand for a 'tool' traditionally used in psychoanalysis and other talk therapies
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Again he caught her roughly to him, dragging her towards his couch.
He just sat upon the edge of the jeddak's couch and waited.
The vapor floated away; the atmosphere became, clear again; a whiff of fresh air filled the tent, and the pink curtains of the couch trembled slightly, as if stirred from within.
Then she bent over the cushions, reached out her hand, and from the couch arose the form of a young girl, fresh and beautiful as a May morning.
Springing from the couch, the girl seized the man by the arm and dragged him after her to the wall close by the head of the couch.
He was aware from the sounds that the two had entered the alcove, and, prompted by a desire to know what manner of man he might next have to contend with, he slightly parted the heavy folds that hid the two from his view and looking out saw them sitting on the couch with their arms about each other, the girl with the same expressionless smile upon her face that she had vouchsafed him.
Gahan rose from the couch of O-Mai, smiling, only to swing quickly about with drawn sword as the shadow of a noise impinged upon his keen ears from the shadows behind him.
Alleyne sat up on his couch with all his nerves in a tingle, uncertain whether these sounds might come from a simple cause--some sick archer and visiting leech perhaps--or whether they might have a more sinister meaning, But what danger could threaten them here in this strong castle, under the care of famous warriors, with high walls and a broad moat around them?
It was useless--her strength was gone; she caught at the head of the couch to support herself.
a child might have carried him then--to see the sunset, and, having arranged his couch, had taken his seat beside it.
Instead of obeying, Jim tumbled down on the couch and put his hands under the back of his head and smiled.
The man at the foot of the couch had stopped speaking to the lady, and looked on with a faint smile.