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  • My pretty room, with its folding-bed, organ, sideboard, decorations of glass and chinaware, underwent, the day before her freedom, an extra cleaning in preparation for my guest, and I arose at three o'clock the following morning in order to add finishing touches and also to prepare for an immediate meal on our return.

    Fifteen Years with the Outcast

  • "With me, Lucy, here in the folding-bed," I answered.

    Fifteen Years with the Outcast

  • As you will see by the photographs, this bed in no way resembles an ordinary bed in the daytime, and it seems to me to be a much better solution of the extra-bed problem than the mechanical folding-bed, which is always hideous and usually dangerous.

    The House in Good Taste

  • A black walnut folding-bed, exactly underneath the pulpit from which the minister of Polwarth preached every Sunday, was the fugitive's resting-place at night, while for a month he saw no more daylight than was able to reach him from a slit at one end of the vault.

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • It consisted of a chair, another chair, a worn carpet, and a folding-bed.

    The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

  • The folding-bed had an air of depression and baffled hopes.

    The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

  • For years it had been trying to look like a bookcase in the daytime, and now it looked more like a folding-bed than ever.

    The Man Upstairs and Other Stories

  • There was only one pair of bisques, no folding-bed, and but the slightest touch of dried grasses in her unpartitioned front parlor.

    Humoresque A Laugh on Life with a Tear Behind It

  • By Christmas-time I had given up my own room to a fourth girl and was sleeping on a folding-bed in one of the parlors.

    Madeleine An Autobiography

  • With you leaving, and Sidney renting her room and sleeping on a folding-bed in the sewing-room, everything seems upside down.

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