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Anne's white face and big eyes appeared over the bedclothes with a startling suddenness.
Snow's daughter, came in, the mirror still lay among the bedclothes it had been carefully hidden from sight.
He had barely time to regain his feet, and to conceal the hole with the bedclothes, across which Benjamin very opportunely fell, before the key was turned, and the door of the apartment opened.
With that, he extinguished his light, pulled up the bedclothes around him, and with another sigh shut out the world.
A poor, bare, miserable room it was, with broken windows, no fire, ragged bedclothes, a sick mother, wailing baby, and a group of pale, hungry children cuddled under one old quilt, trying to keep warm.
But there, on the bed, lay her slumbering boy, his long curls falling negligently around his unconscious face, his rosy mouth half open, his little fat hands thrown out over the bedclothes, and a smile spread like a sunbeam over his whole face.
Don Quixote wrapped the bedclothes round him and covered himself up completely, leaving nothing but his face visible, and as soon as they had both regained their composure he broke silence, saying, "Now, Senora Dona Rodriguez, you may unbosom yourself and out with everything you have in your sorrowful heart and afflicted bowels; and by me you shall be listened to with chaste ears, and aided by compassionate exertions.
No,"-thinks he, gathering the bedclothes about him,--"I will not sleep alone another night.
To get anything out of the cupboard we had to scramble over the bed, and a large percentage of the various commodities thus obtained was absorbed by the bedclothes.
I request your majesty's permission to go and fling myself beneath the bedclothes.
In my place, your hand might have trembled too--with the arsenic under the bedclothes.
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