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Tossing about, she increased her feverish bewilderment to madness, and tore the pillow with her teeth; then raising herself up all burning, desired that I would open the window.
He fell back exhausted, and I put the book under his pillow, and kissed him.
That was the school I was trained in," he said to me almost boastfully, lying back amongst his pillows with a rug over his legs.
I helped them in emptying the cart, and placing in it some pillows for the wounded man to rest on; and it was only when the driver had mounted to his place, and was starting for the Surgery, that I bethought me of the strange power I possessed of undoing all this harm.
These worthies found the material a little too solid for the tools of their workmen, which, in General, were employed on a substance no harder than the white pine of the adjacent mountains, a wood so proverbially soft that it is commonly chosen by the hunters for pillows.
Under the gleaming icons stood a long invalid chair, and in that chair on snowy-white smooth pillows, evidently freshly changed, Pierre saw- covered to the waist by a bright green quilt- the familiar, majestic figure of his father, Count Bezukhov, with that gray mane of hair above his broad forehead which reminded one of a lion, and the deep characteristically noble wrinkles of his handsome, ruddy face.
Between the spasms of the storm, Helen made the curtain fast, shook the pillows, stretched the bed-clothes, and smoothed the hot nostrils and forehead with cold scent.
Now she fell flatly back on her pillows, the very breath gone out of her.
In trying (clumsily enough) to help her with the pillows, I accidentally touched her hand.
I really shall feel anxious if she does not have a tonic of some sort," said Aunt Plenty, eyeing the new remedies suspiciously, for she had more faith in her old-fashioned doses than all the magic cups and poppy pillows of the East.
His son lifted him on the pillows, and once more entreated him to spare himself.
She propped him up with pillows, if not as skilfully as if she had been a professional nurse all her life, at least as tenderly; and looked on with unutterable satisfaction while the patient--stopping every now and then to shake her by the hand--took his poor meal with an appetite and relish, which the greatest dainties of the earth, under any other circumstances, would have failed to provoke.
I fairly held my breath a minute, and even from my glimmering taper there was light enough to show how he smiled up at me from his pillow.
But her most striking feature was an opulent mass of dark red hair, which had fallen in some disorder and made quite a pillow for her head.
Take the heart out of the dead bird and swallow it whole, and early every morning when you get up you will find a gold piece under your pillow.