He drained his glass, put it on the nightstand, and closed his eyes to think.
Then he took an orange from his nightstand, and put it in my hand.
She was at the moment running over in her mind a "situation" in a paper-covered novel turned down on her nightstand.
A scarlet tinder-box glowed among a pile of books on the nightstand.
He had taken for his device: "Never a lawyer," ...