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I ought to be able to add that I heard the burglary discussed on adjacent couches before I left I certainly listened for it, and was rather disappointed more than once when I had held my breath in vain.
The river-horse couches there among the bulrushes, and on a great granite throne sits the God Memnon.
There had they built huts of bark and branches of trees, and made couches of sweet rushes spread over with skins of fallow deer.
On each side of the trench, the earth was cut out to a breadth of about two and a half feet, and this did duty for bedsteads and couches.
Later in the day they would repair to the roofs when the slaves had arranged couches and pitched silken canopies to shade them from the sun.
It was rather more than an alcove, being a fair-sized room heavy with rugs and hangings and soft, pillowed couches.
Was it not she who was said to lay hands upon the sick and raise them from their couches when the leeches had spent their last nostrums?
Three thick and solidly-made couches had been placed in the projectile.
Still grander are the gifts of heaven which Musaeus and his son vouchsafe to the just; they take them down into the world below, where they have the saints lying on couches at a feast, everlastingly drunk, crowned with garlands; their idea seems to be that an immortality of drunkenness is the highest meed of virtue.
He feared the jungle nights with their swaying, perilous couches far above the ground, and the grunting and coughing of the great carnivora prowling beneath him.
The hotel was large, and the people kind, and all the inmates of the cart were taken in and placed on various couches.
As they lay, being so many of them, on goat-skins laid thick upon such couches and pads as they made for themselves, so they had little to do, when they were willing to rise, but to get upon their feet, and perhaps put on a coat, such as it was, and their pumps, and they were ready for going any way that their thoughts guided them.