On one arm he carried a bundle, evidently his blankets
. His other hand was raised in a gesture commanding silence, a grimy forefinger upon his lips.
I neglected the boat and had the sail spilling the wind again and again, such was my delight in following her every movement as she searched through the blankets
for the pin.
Their bed-going preliminaries were simple, and in a few minutes they were side by side under the blankets
. Saxon closed her eyes, but could not sleep.
As they went on together the loud private called out after them: "Put 'im t' sleep in my blanket
Again and again it rose and fell, and each time the long blade of the knife buried itself in the thing beneath the blankets
. But there was an initial lifelessness in the silent bulk that gave the assassin momentary wonder.
Happy was the trapper who could muster up a red blanket
, a string of gay beads, or a paper of precious vermilion, with which to win the smiles of a Shoshonie fair one.
And there was another consoling thing: the guide-book said that up there on the summit the guests did not wait to dress much, but seized a red bed blanket
and sailed out arrayed like an Indian.
Then he went down on all fours and crawled off, begging them to let him alone, and he rolled himself up in his blanket
and wallowed in under the old pine table, still a-begging; and then he went to crying.
Alice uttered a faint shriek, and even Cora rose to her feet, as this appalling object moved into the light; but a single word from Heyward calmed them, with the assurance it was only their attendant, Chingachgook, who, lifting another blanket
, discovered that the cavern had two outlets.
In spite of his defiance his heart sunk when he saw Rose again, for the pain was worse, and the bath and blankets
, the warming-pan and piping-hot sage tea, were all in vain.
socks were worn through in places, and his feet were raw and bleeding.
had fallen from his shoulders, and was lying in folds around him, leaving his breast, arms, and most of his body bare.