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    Use "counterpane" in a sentence

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    counterpane


    1. He placed the thick envelope on the bed and squared it off along the lines of the candlewick counterpane


    2. They were looking down at a third individual, who was lying on the dusty counterpane holding a piece of cloth over a wound on his head


    3. Slow, so as not to disturb Ingrid, Scott slithered out from under the counterpane


    4. He gazed balefully at her from the casket, saying nothing, his hands at rest on the white counterpane


    5. " His fingers drummed on the counterpane


    6. Don Quixote, disconcerted and in confusion at her appearance, huddled himself up and well-nigh covered himself altogether with the sheets and counterpane of the bed, tongue-tied, and unable to offer her any civility


    7. There he lay face down on the counterpane, and shed tears of rage and pain


    8. "Just God!" he muttered, "whence comes this thought? Is it from thee? Since none but the dead pass freely from this dungeon, let me take the place of the dead!" Without giving himself time to reconsider his decision, and, indeed, that he might not allow his thoughts to be distracted from his desperate resolution, he bent over the appalling shroud, opened it with the knife which Faria had made, drew the corpse from the sack, and bore it along the tunnel to his own chamber, laid it on his couch, tied around its head the rag he wore at night around his own, covered it with his counterpane, once again kissed the ice-cold brow, and tried vainly to close the resisting eyes, which glared horribly, turned the head towards the wall, so that the jailer might, when he brought the evening meal, believe that he was asleep, as was his frequent custom; entered the tunnel again, drew the bed against the wall, returned to the other cell, took from the hiding-place the needle and thread, flung off his rags, that they might feel


    9. She burrowed her head in the pillow and cried and kicked her feet at the tufted counterpane


    10. Two black braids fell on either side of her face and her closed eyes were sunken Melanie lay in the bed, her figure under the counterpane shrunken and flat like a little in twin purple circles















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    Synonyms for "counterpane"

    bed cover bed covering bedcover bedspread counterpane spread eiderdown comforter quilt coverlet cover

    "counterpane" definitions

    decorative cover for a bed