QUILT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of quilt
Definition:
n. bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing
Example:
Having spread the quilt and folded my night-dress, I went to the window-seat to put in order some picture-books and doll's house furniture scattered there.
Sentence in Classic:
She stopped, choking with sobs, and, overcome by emotion, flung herself face downward on the bed, sobbing in the quilt.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Her cheeks were flushed crimson, her eyes glittered, her little white hands thrust out from the sleeves of her dressing gown were playing with the quilt, twisting it about.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With her hands hanging exhausted on the quilt, looking extraordinarily lovely and serene, she looked at him in silence and tried to smile, and could not.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He now approached the sick man with the noiseless step of one in full vigor of life, with his delicate white fingers raised from the green quilt the hand that was free, and turning sideways felt the pulse and reflected a moment.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was lying on his back propped up high, and his small bony hands with their knotted purple veins were lying on the quilt; his left eye gazed straight before him, his right eye was awry, and his brows and lips motionless.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Nevertheless he extinguished the candle, covered himself over with the chintz quilt, snuggled down beneath it, and instantly fell asleep.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Two hundred sempstresses were employed to make me shirts, and linen for my bed and table, all of the strongest and coarsest kind they could get; which, however, they were forced to quilt together in several folds, for the thickest was some degrees finer than lawn.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
A poor, bare, miserable room it was, with broken windows, no fire, ragged bedclothes, a sick mother, wailing baby, and a group of pale, hungry children cuddled under one old quilt, trying to keep warm.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Indeed, partly lying on it as the arm did when I first awoke, I could hardly tell it from the quilt, they so blended their hues together; and it was only by the sense of weight and pressure that I could tell that Queequeg was hugging me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
There, on the outside of the quilt, was the impression of her form, showing that the bed had not been opened; and, what was more significant, she had not taken her candlestick downstairs.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context