Now and then, one of the Indian allies, in bravado, would rush up to the fort, fire over the ramparts, tear off a buffalo robe or a scarlet blanket
, and return with it in triumph to his comrades.
Mohegan dropped his head in his blanket
, and sat in silence.
It was Achmet Zek, and he cursed because he had discovered beneath the blankets
of his lieutenant only a pile of discarded clothing arranged in the form and semblance of a sleeping man--Albert Werper had fled.
He snatched up her bundle of blankets
, and outside the cabin door his own as well.
Alec had her on the sofa rolled up in the bear-skin coat, with Phebe rubbing her cold feet while he rubbed the aching hands, and Aunt Plenty made a comfortable hot drink, and Aunt Peace sent down her own foot-warmer and embroidered blanket
"for the dear.
He paused a moment, letting his eyes drop from the muffled head of his guest, down along the row of moldy buttons confining the blanket
overcoat, to the greenish cowhide boots powdered with snow, which had begun to melt and run along the floor in little rills.
They were heavily burdened with blanket
packs which were strapped to their shoulders.
I neglected the boat and had the sail spilling the wind again and again, such was my delight in following her every movement as she searched through the blankets
for the pin.
Their bed-going preliminaries were simple, and in a few minutes they were side by side under the blankets
Uncas raised the blanket
for their passage, and as the sisters turned to thank him for this act of attention, they saw the scout seated again before the dying embers, with his face resting on his hands, in a manner which showed how deeply he brooded on the unaccountable interruption which had broken up their evening devotions.
For the whale is indeed wrapt up in his blubber as in a real blanket
or counterpane; or, still better, an Indian poncho slipt over his head, and skirting his extremity.
There were no beds given the slaves, unless one coarse blanket
be considered such, and none but the men and women had these.