She noticed that he wore his soft brown hat carelessly on the side of his head and that his accent was flat.
A few young men, wearing bright blue badges in their coats, stood idle in the vestibule; none of them wore evening dress.
I take off my ring, I wear my worst clothes, I use no bear’s grease, and I frequently lament over the late Miss Larkins’s faded flower.
How I thought and thought about my being poor, in Mr. Spenlow’s eyes; about my not being what I thought I was, when I proposed to Dora; about the chivalrous necessity of telling Dora what my worldly condition was, and releasing her from her engagement if she thought fit; about how I should contrive to live, during the long term of my articles, when I was earning nothing; about doing something to assist my aunt, and seeing no way of doing anything; about coming down to have no money in my pocket, and to wear a shabby coat, and to be able to carry Dora no little presents, and to ride no gallant greys, and to show myself in no agreeable light!
There was no occasion to change his clothes; he wore the conventional evening suit.
He was dressed in a long green overcoat with mock astrakhan cuffs and collar and wore on his head an oval fur cap.
Some sort of clerk not wearing a uniform was settling himself at a bureau to write.
To her surprise the matron was also, if not exactly smiling, at least appreciably affable; she wore an expression almost as pleasant as the one she donned for visitors.
She wore a black gown and spotless white head dress.
An immense scarf of peacock-blue muslin was wound round her hat and knotted in a great bow under her chin; and she wore bright yellow gloves, reaching to the elbow.
‘But I wouldn’t so much as give it another thought,’ said Peggotty, cheerily ‘if my Davy was anyways against it—not if I had been asked in church thirty times three times over, and was wearing out the ring in my pocket.’
They wore high boots, with their trousers tucked into them, and had long black hair and heavy black moustaches.
From him Malambruno stole him by his magic art, and he has him now in his possession, and makes use of him in his journeys which he constantly makes through different parts of the world; he is here to-day, to-morrow in France, and the next day in Potosi; and the best of it is the said horse neither eats nor sleeps nor wears out shoes, and goes at an ambling pace through the air without wings, so that he whom he has mounted upon him can carry a cup full of water in his hand without spilling a drop, so smoothly and easily does he go, for which reason the fair Magalona enjoyed riding him greatly."
She wore a robe of orange-red velvet, and from her wide ermine-lined sleeves there peeped forth patrician hands of infinite delicacy, and so ideally transparent that, like the fingers of Aurora, they permitted the light to shine through them.
She wore a loose open combing-jacket of printed flannel.
He wore a look of stern sadness and infinite pity.
They wore travelling spectacles and carried sunshades; and behind them came a coach attended by four or five persons on horseback and two muleteers on foot.
He likes to wear good clothing.
That night the city wore the mask of a capital.
"I recognised her," said Don Quixote, "by her wearing the same garments she wore when thou didst point her out to me.
It rose, it stood up, a human figure, apparently that of a woman—but of this I could not be sure—wrapped from head to foot in white and wearing a hanging veil over its face, or rather a mask with cut eye-holes.
His face wore a contorted smile.
He wore a peculiar, old-fashioned cloak which I recognized as belonging to my great-uncle.
Like a clerk, he wore no beard, nor moustache, but had been so long unshaven that his chin looked like a stiff greyish brush.
One, who wears a crown and bears a branch of agnus castus in her hand, begins a roundel, in honour of the Leaf, which all the others take up, dancing and singing in the meadow before the arbour.
“My boy, Liberty does not come from colors, they only show party, and all the liberty you can get out of them is, liberty to get drunk at other people's expense, liberty to ride to the poll in a dirty old cab, liberty to abuse any one that does not wear your color, and to shout yourself hoarse at what you only half-understand—that's your liberty!”
He wore a very high double collar and a wide-brimmed bowler hat.
Psychometry is that form of clairvoyant phenomena in which the clairvoyant gets into en rapport relation with the astral plane by means of the connecting link of material objects, such as bit of stone, piece of hair, article of wearing apparel etc.,
He has worn his shirt till it looks like a dish-clout, he has torn it to rags!
If I am reserved to wear a wig, I am at least prepared, externally,’ in allusion to his baldness, ‘for that distinction.
Look in, and see Christ's chosen saint In triumph wear his Christ-like chain; No ---- lest he should swerve or faint.
I know that my aunt distressed Dora’s aunts very much, by utterly setting at naught the dignity of fly-conveyance, and walking out to Putney at extraordinary times, as shortly after breakfast or just before tea; likewise by wearing her bonnet in any manner that happened to be comfortable to her head, without at all deferring to the prejudices of civilization on that subject.
He wore his good sword, which hung in a baldric of sea-wolf's skin, for he had suffered for many years, they say, from an ailment of the kidneys; and over all he threw a long cloak of good grey cloth.
I rolled merrily with my young companions, all wearing overcoats, on the sparkling white slopes.
Simultaneously Mr Alleyne, a little man wearing gold-rimmed glasses on a clean-shaven face, shot his head up over a pile of documents.
He's a Socialist--except, thank Heaven, he doesn't let his hair grow and wear red ties.
It really bothered me to wear such a glaring big thing, but because I didn’t want to hurt the old deacon’s feelings I kept on wearing it until he was dead.
They wear "liveries," evolved by Mrs. Kindhart, of gray flannel trousers, green flannel blazers, very light gray flannel shirts, black ties, and moccasins!
They'll turn up their noses dreadfully if I only wear a costume of sateen and art muslin."
Of course, Arthur wore black, for he was in deep mourning, but the rest of us wore it by instinct.
“I confess,” replied Legrand, “that the matter still wears a serious aspect, when regarded with a casual glance.
The well known answer is: let some small object fall on his lap; the woman will spread her limbs apart because she is accustomed to wear a dress in which she catches the object; the man will bring his limbs together because he wears trousers and is able to catch the object only in this way.
You will never hear me complain again, Daddy dear, because Julia wears silk stockings and centipedes drop off the wall.
In the room he found also a boy with a little hand organ, a healthy-looking red-cheeked girl of eighteen, wearing a tucked-up striped skirt, and a Tyrolese hat with ribbons.
I was not long in recollecting Mrs. Steerforth’s little parlour-maid, who had formerly worn blue ribbons in her cap.
I thought that she was a grown-up woman; but see, she wears her hair down on her neck just like a school girl."
His name was Mick Walker, and he wore a ragged apron and a paper cap.
At many smart weddings, especially in the spring, a groom (also his best man) wears a white piqué high double-breasted waistcoat, because the more white that can be got into an otherwise sombre costume the more wedding-like it looks; conventionally he wears a black one to match his coat, like the ushers.
He may wear a most threadbare, out-worn sheep-skin, but a dress-coat he certainly would not buy, even if he could get it cheap, nor would he take it as a gift.
She gave me the idea of some fierce thing, that was dragging the length of its chain to and fro upon a beaten track, and wearing its heart out.