You, Tom, and Bill, take a couple more down and fetch up the chest
Having obtained a light, he discovered this to be a glass wheel, part of an elaborate piece of mechanism which he must in his sleep have taken from the chest
, which was now opened.
He had in his chest
a tool for everything he wanted to do, and these must have been magic tools because they did their work so fast and so well.
We only came to look and see what was in the chest
. You've been ill, you know, and we've had to look after things a bit.
For my own part, I must confess that its weight concerned me less than the vast size of that infernal chest
, as I drove with it past club and park at ten o'clock in the morning.
A moment later he was moving noiselessly across the campong toward the house in which Professor Maxon lay peacefully sleeping; while at the south gate Bududreen and his six cutthroats crept cautiously within and slunk in the dense shadows of the palisade toward the workshop where lay the heavy chest
of their desire.
"That is a curious old chest
, is not it?" said Miss Tilney, as Catherine hastily closed it and turned away to the glass.
"Casks and chests
of it, casks and chests
of it, oodles and oodles, a fathom under the sand," chattered the Ancient Mariner.
The veteran hoisted one end of the lumbering sea chest
on the gunwale of the boat, and seized the handle at the other end to lift it in, when the motion propelled the boat from the shore, the chest
slipped off from the gunwale, and, sinking into the waves, pulled the veteran headlong after it.
As for the third chest
, it was only about a fourth full, but the stones were all picked ones; none less than twenty carats, and some of them as large as pigeon-eggs.
He went to others of the chests
, only to find still further stores of precious stones.
And suddenly the door creaked and flew open, and a great heavy chest
was pushed in, and behind it came the step-daughter, radiant and beautiful, in a dress all glittering with silver and gold.