The Great Book of Amber
The Ninth Prince In Amber
So I sat up. It took me a real effort, as my muscles were very tired. It was dark outside and a handful of stars were standing naked beyond the window. I winked back at them and threw my legs over the edge of the bed.
I was dizzy, but after a while it subsided and I got up, gripping the rail at the head of the bed, and I took my first step.
Okay. My legs held me.
So, theoretically, I was in good enough shape to walk out.
I made it back to the bed, stretched out and thought. I was sweating and shaking, visions of sugar plums, etc.
In the State of Denmark  there was the odor of decay…
It had been an accident involving an auto, I recalled. One hulluva  one…
1. wink 眨眼
2. subsidevi. 沉没平息下陷
3. rail 栏杆扶手
4. plum 李子 梅子
5. Denmark 丹麦
6. Hulluva 极端的