He then sent his servants to their work, and taking his handkerchief out of his pocket, he doubled
and spread it on his left hand, which he placed flat on the ground with the palm upward, making me a sign to step into it, as I could easily do, for it was not above a foot in thickness.
Singer and tailor am I-- Doubled
the joys that I know-- Proud of my lilt to the sky, Proud of the house that I sew-- Over and under, so weave I my music--so weave I the house that I sew.
I examined my accounts, and found that I had doubled
my capital--that is, that I now possessed two thousand sequins.
There is one habitable room in it, in which there is a golden bed; there you will have to live all by yourself, and don't forget that whatever you may see or hear in the night you must not scream out, for if you give as much as a single cry my sufferings will be doubled
The beginning of this voyage was very prosperous: we were neither annoyed with the diseases of the climate nor distressed with bad weather, till we doubled
the Cape of Good Hope, which was about the end of May.
He had nodded, and pointed to the sack, and seemed doubled
up with laughing.