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  • When I awoke I lay on my bed-place, and the dusk was deep.

    The Crystal Gryphon

  • That night we all slept together in one of the inns along the road, where, although the bed-place was fixed, it had plenty of moving tenants before our arrival; and, I'm sorry to say, we carried off a few of them when we went away in the morning, and suffered in consequence.

    Crown and Anchor Under the Pen'ant

  • "Here, sor," replied the corporal, equal to the occasion, taking up a bundle that was lying on one of the lockers and proceeding to spread out my uniform, jacket and trousers and other articles of wearing apparel seriatim, on the top of the bed-place; Macan smoothing down each with the palm of his hand as if he were grooming a horse.

    Crown and Anchor Under the Pen'ant

  • However, after, like ` vaulting ambition, 'overleaping himself when trying to jump into his unaccustomed bed-place, falling, equally unceremoniously, ` on t'other side,' Mick succeeded in ensconcing himself very comfortably in his hammock.

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • These words of Almayer's romantic daughter I remember tracing on the gray paper of a pad which rested on the blanket of my bed-place.

    A Personal Record

  • The curtain of my bed-place swung to and fro as if it were a punkah, the bulkhead lamp circled in its gimbals, and now and then the cabin door rattled slightly in the gusts of wind.

    A Personal Record

  • And what would happen to my command if I got knocked over, with Mr. Burns too weak to stand without holding on to his bed-place and the second mate reduced to a state of permanent imbecility?

    The Shadow Line

  • In the saloon the doctor's voice greeted me, and his large form followed his voice, issuing out of the starboard spare cabin where the ship's medicine chest was kept securely lashed in the bed-place.

    The Shadow Line

  • Burns, re√ęstablished in his bed-place, was concealing his hirsute cheek in the palm of his hand.

    The Shadow Line

  • Harvey saw with disgust that there were no sheets on his bed-place.

    Captains Courageous

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