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.
She advanced to the couch, and tapped Mercy playfully on the cheek with two of her fingers.
Her obstinacy was immovable; she attempted to rise from the couch.
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?
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.
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.
He threw his affectation of detachment to the winds, moved his shoulders slightly, very slightly, made a step nearer to the couch, and looked down on her with an expression of amused courtesy.
Her brother sat by the couch, thinking "Shall I tell you what is in your mind?
Doyle gazed at me for some moments as if thinking what to do, then seating himself again on the couch, said: