I will deck thee with trophies, garlands of my defeat.
And for this, thou who art the King of kings hast decked thyself in beauty to captivate my heart.
Then they were all placed on sixty country carts, and driven home to the king, and for once he was able to deck his table with game, after having had none at all for years.
And how shall I deck my song for the large sweet soul that has gone?
Thou didst smile, Infused with a ---- from heaven, When I had decked the sea with drops full salt.
Oh, she has decked his ruin with her love, Led him in golden bands to gaudy slaughter, And made perdition pleasing: She has left him The blank of what he was.
Come with me, friend John, and you shall help me deck the room with my garlic, which is all the way from Haarlem, where my friend Vanderpool raise herb in his glass-houses all the year.
Then, when numerous flock’d The tribe of lowly ones, that trac’d HIS steps, Whose marvellous life deservedly were sung In heights empyreal, through Honorius’ hand A second crown, to deck their Guardian’s virtues, Was by the eternal Spirit inwreath’d: and when He had, through thirst of martyrdom, stood up In the proud Soldan’s presence, and there preach’d Christ and his followers; but found the race Unripen’d for conversion: back once more He hasted (not to intermit his toil), And reap’d Ausonian lands.
To take Mrs. Thornton’s place as mistress of the house, was only one of the rich consequences which decked out the supreme glory; all household plenty and comfort, all purple and fine linen, honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, would all come as naturally as jewels on a king’s robe, and be as little thought of for their separate value.
The stars have wrought their anklets of light to deck thy feet, but mine will hang upon thy breast.
From the fields and from the vineyardsCame no fruits to deck the feasts,Only flesh of bloodstained victimsSmouldered on the altar-fires,And where’er the grieving goddessTurns her melancholy gaze,Sunk in vilest degradationMan his loathsomeness displaysMitya broke into sobs and seized Alyosha’s hand.
I hold this image straining before my eyes—suddenly a wagon appears with just that kind of trapping which I have only once seen to deck the equipage of a land-owner.
No gaudy beauties decked its crest with variegated dyes, Like blinding splendors blazing o'er the summer's evening skies; With simple moss encircled round, it hung its head to earth, And yet in Flora's language it denotes superior worth.
Her needle-work was seen on the ruff of the Governor; military men wore it on their scarfs, and the minister on his band; it decked the baby's little cap; it was shut up, to be mildewed and moulder away, in the coffins of the dead.
20:007:016 I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.
For I know, some benevolent people are very fond of decking out their charitable actions in that way.)