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  • Some guest rooms have fireplaces and four-posted beds.

    © Relais & Chateaux Blackberry Farm...

  • This apartment was dark, but the darkness was tempered by a vague radiance sent up through the window from the court of the hotel, and Isabel could make out the masses of the furniture, the dim shining of the mirror and the looming of the big four-posted bed.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • The whole place was immaculately clean, and the big, four-posted bed, snow-white, invited one to repose.

    The Awakening

  • The main room had a tall, four-posted state bed with heavy linen hangings.

    Escape From Roksamur

  • He had thrown himself desperately across the four-posted bed, one boot on and one half off, pulling the knife he wore hanging between his shoulder blades before he realized it was Rand, stepping out of one of those bloody holes in nothing, apparently from the palace in Caemlyn by the columns visible before the opening winked out.

    Lord of Chaos

  • It took a moment to realize he was in a four-posted bed, lying on a feather mattress with a blanket over him and a goose-down pillow under his head.

    The Shadow Rising

  • Negritos in the long-established rancherias have four-posted houses of bamboo, with roof and sides of cogon grass.

    Negritos of Zambales

  • The chapel was not much better than an _ajoupa_, that is, a four-posted square with a sloping roof of leaves or light boards.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 59, September, 1862

  • But on the very Saturday night in which Dr. Riccabocca was installed in the four-posted bed in the chintz chamber, the threatened revolution commenced.

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851

  • No doubt there are wonderfully ancient things shown to travellers, -- as in Glammis Castle you may see the identical four-posted bedstead -- a very creditable piece of cabinet-makery -- in which King Malcolm was murdered a thousand years ago.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

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