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  • The warehouse permits stacking three pallets high.
  • By and by I heard the king and the duke come up; so I rolled off my pallet and laid with my chin at the top of my ladder, and waited to see if anything was going to happen.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • Inside, it’s just wide enough to fit a rope pallet and a crate that serves as a side table.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • Harriet and Sonya had pallets laid out nearby; they kept sneaking looks at him as they readied for sleep.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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  • Jocelyn lay on the stone pallet that served as a bed and stared up at them.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Why people grabbed the beer and soda, the cash from the registers and safe, the rolls of lottery tickets, but left the two pallets of drinking water was beyond me.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • ) MARGARET (hiding herself on the pallet) Woe! woe!
    Goethe (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)  --  Faust
  • With a tiny window and no fireplace, it was more cell than room, just large enough for a pallet on the floor and a small wardrobe.
    Gail Carson Levine  --  Ella Enchanted
  • There’s a pallet for you in the hall closet.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • The boys slept out in the barn except during the coldest weather, when they made up pallets on the floor in front of the kitchen fireplace.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead

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  • He attended a kindergarten made out of wooden shipping pallets; there wasn’t a lot of technology in the classroom.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • In an unassuming storeroom filled with dropcloths and pallets and crates, behind a sheet of plywood, the mineralogist reveals a simple combination safe that the assistant director opens rather easily.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I felt each slat of wood through the thin pallet.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • This was one of the reasons that she sought its shelter as often as she could, despite the fact that the part of the basement reserved for her straw pallet was damp and ill-lit and stank of rot and mold.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I saved the cobwebs, twisting them around a rag and storing them by our pallet in the cellar.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • In deference to my sex or my status as semicaptive, I was provided with a pallet on the floor inside, near the hearth.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • But instead he arrived on the riverside, walked across acres of mud on a makeshift bridgeway built from pallets, and was soon on an old wooden paddleboat, three stories, looking as likely to float as an old clapboard church.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Things were looking decidedly more industrial in this direction: wooden pallets, a flatbed pushcart, a sense of crated objects being moved and stored.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • On a muffled cry she shoved up on her pallet and clutched her amulet.
    Nora Roberts  --  Dark Witch
  • Lourdes falls on a pallet and hurts her shoulder.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • A woman named Tessa who lived down the street from us rolls out a pallet.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • The bomb bay doors parted and pallets poured out, swinging under red, white, and blue parachutes.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Reynolds Stanley by this time is over on Henrietta pallet look like trying to rape her foot.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • Then Tobias gets us sleeping pallets and blankets, and I find an empty corner for us to lie down in.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • And each culture had its own preferred type of rice, which Mehlinger began to stock by the pallet, in huge burlap and plastic sacks.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • There was no furniture save a little pallet bed, a small table, and a basketful of linen.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Pilate lay down on the straw pallet.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • Sometimes he was delirious, and fancied he saw an old man stretched on a pallet; he, also, was dying of hunger.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Upon the pallet lay Ona.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • How come you ruther sleep on uh pallet than tuh sleep in de bed wid me?
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • The thin shafts of sunlight provide the only illumination, and as my eyes adjust, I can make out row upon row of wounded, in cots, on pallets, on the floor because there are so many to claim the space.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • To dress in the dark, and eat in the dark, and stumble in darkness to his pallet, this is his usual lot.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • He came through Stamps on a Saturday night, and Grandmother gave me the chore of making his pallet on the floor.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • I’m told I was carried on a pallet by some men who met us coming out of the jungle from a camp where they made charcoal during the dry season.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • It took her a year to choose—a long, tough year of thrashing on pallets eaten up with dreams of her.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • August and Zach had already extracted most of the honey from her bee yards, but there were still several stacks of supers on pallets sitting around.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • The main sanctuary was an obstacle course of torn-up flooring, brick pallets, mounds of dirt, wheelbarrows, and even a rusty backhoe.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Brunner kicked the end of Monaco’s bunk hard enough to knock some magazines onto the wooden pallets that served as a floor.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • I’m lookin’ up at her from where I’m layin’ on the pallet with Matty Lou, and I’m too weak to move.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • I used to lie on the pallet in the hall, waiting until I could hear them all asleep, so I could get up and go back to the bucket.
    William Faulkner  --  As I Lay Dying
  • She passed a pallet of crates marked 24-CARAT BLUE TOPAZ RINGS, then another labeled SILVER FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • They found a small recess in the one nearest the base of the rock, with a pallet of blankets spread down in it; also an old suspender, some bacon rind, and the well-gnawed bones of two or three fowls.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • In one of these fits I fell down, and struck my face against the corner of a pallet bed, where my mistress lay; the blood gushed out of my nose, but by my excessive bleeding, both the violence of the fever, and the ravenous part of the hunger abated.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • They had pallets spread out all over the floor.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • Monsieur Defarge put this provender, and the lamp he carried, on the shoemaker’s bench (there was nothing else in the garret but a pallet bed), and he and Mr. Lorry roused the captive, and assisted him to his feet.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • The parents brought in patchwork quilts from under the bed in the other room and spread them over the pallets.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • We’ve got his straw pallet, we’re going to have a bonfire out of it.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Thomas felt of it, then tore the bed apart and arranged the blankets in a pallet on the floor.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die
  • He was lying at the bottom of a deep dark pit upon a pallet of warm wet straw and at the top of the pit he could see the cold blue of the distant sky.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • Mr. Wine slept on a pallet quilt.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree
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