"Well, it stands up on its four feet and walks all around, and gets in the way; and that spoils it for a rug. It can't speak, although it is alive; for, while its head might say words, it has no breath in a solid body to push the words out of its mouth.
"Well, she doesn't; because every one knows it isn't a real bear, but just a hollow skin, and so of no actual use in the world except for a rug," answered the Tin Woodman.
This enclosed place exactly fronted the foot of the bed, to which, indeed, the rug hung so near, that it served in a manner to supply the want of curtains.
He had a nightcap belonging to Molly on his head, and his two large eyes, the moment the rug fell, stared directly at Jones; so that when the idea of philosophy was added to the figure now discovered, it would have been very difficult for any spectator to have refrained from immoderate laughter.
Bulstrode's; but here he could not lie down on the rug, and Mrs.
But the house where he visited oftenest and lay most on the rug was Lydgate's.
The Rajah condescended to seat himself on a rug
under the tree.
Had it not been for the chance that caused Cogdon Nestor to throw down his sleeping rug
directly over the hidden instru-ment, it might still be clicking there unheard--and this story still unwritten.
The fox terrier, after a few moments' scratching at the door, resumed his place upon the rug and curled himself up to renewed slumber.
Then he came back and stood for a moment upon the rug in front of the fire, deep in thought.
The night air was perhaps getting colder, for she shivered, and drew the rug
a little closer around her.
A grim smile touched his lips as he withdrew the weapon from the rugs
and placed it carefully in the right hand of the dead man, fixing three of the fingers around the grip and the index finger inside the trigger guard.