The waking in the morning is accomplished by two or three black women staring at you from the bedposts.
Colwyn approached the head of the bed and bent down to examine the bedposts.
One of the bedposts was addressing her, and the big four-poster itself was dancing a regular jig.
The answer received was a loud and repeated “he-haw,” with the clattering of hoofs against the bedposts.
The twisted columns used in chairs, bedposts, etc., were borrowed from Italy and were very popular.
He seized one of the bedposts, and it became immediately a fluted golden pillar.
When the justice returned to the inside room Rathburn moved a chair close against one of the bedposts.
A gag had been thrust into his mouth; and he was tightly bound, by a cord round his waist, to one of the bedposts.
bedposts, legs of chairs and tables, all the woodwork, had to undergo a microscopic scrutiny.
His designs for bedposts show the French influence, being fluted and wreathed with flowers.