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  • Then he noticed that the camp bed which he occasionally used was prepared, and his sleeping-suit laid out upon it.

    The Man of Property

  • Siegmund lay heaped on the bed, his sleeping-suit twisted and bunched up about him, his face hardly recognizable.

    The Trespasser

  • I felt his eyes intently fixed upon me as he sat hunched up on the rail in his sodden sleeping-suit, like some huge, ill-omened bird of prey.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • The dripping, bedraggled figure of a man in a sleeping-suit mounted the rope ladder that hung over the side, and paused, grasping the rail.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • "If you'll take my advice, you'll get back at once to your bungalow and strip off that wet sleeping-suit," I bluntly counseled him, but

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • Ross, hearing voices in the drawing-room, wakened up, and now appeared with ruffled hair and still clad in his sleeping-suit.

    Peter and Jane or The Missing Heir

  • (He insisted upon pyjamas, but he had not yet outgrown his sleeping-suit figure.) Toby!

    Mrs. Miniver

  • An enormous black sleeping-suit, on which a white shirt and waistcoat front had been crudely painted, enveloped his gaunt form.

    Flowers for the Judge

  • And now, awaiting his arrival, I lolled in my deck-chair, clothed in my Cambridge blue sleeping-suit, and Doe lay with his pink stripes peeping from beneath the grey embroidered kimono.

    Tell England A Study in a Generation

  • So I said, ‘Does the General require anything, sir?’ — thinking, you know, my lord, as he might wish to have his sleeping-suit and his tooth-brush or somethink of that, but the gentleman said no, he had got everything necessary and I was not to trouble myself.

    The Unpleasantness At The Belladonna Club

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