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  • I stood upon the hearth-rug and picked up the stick which our visitor had left behind him the night before.

    The Seriously Deranged Writer and the Model Cars

  • One boy, with a beard and a large white waistcoat, who stood straddling on the hearth-rug warming his coat-tails, WAS sent home.

    A Holiday Romance

  • Boldheart, reclining in full uniform on a crimson hearth-rug spread out upon the quarter-deck of his schooner ‘The Beauty,’ in the China seas.

    A Holiday Romance

  • Mr. Bunting was standing in the window engaged in an attempt to clothe himself in the hearth-rug and a West Surrey Gazette.

    The Invisible Man

  • If I did, may I drop down dead at this moment on this hearth-rug!

    The Virginians

  • The quaint figure of Faith, in her bonnet and cloak, was kneeling on the hearth-rug endeavouring to stir a dull fire into a bright one.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • And the two women went trampling wildly upon the document and smothering it with a corner of the hearth-rug.

    The Hand of Ethelberta

  • I had a cup of coffee and some cold ham, while he yarned away on the hearth-rug.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • Presently he got very excited and walked up and down the hearth-rug.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • He got up slowly, and looked down at me from the hearth-rug.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

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