43 examples of headpiece in sentences

" And Eupolis, in his play of Demoi, asking questions about each of the great orators as they come up from the other world one after the other, when at last Pericles ascends, says: "The great headpiece of those below.

The nasal was of gold; circlets of gold adorned the headpiece, with many a clear stone, and a dragon was fashioned for its crest.

Enter AMINADAB with a bill and headpiece.

and, headpiece, sit thou close!

I mean your headpiece.

Patience is a good armour, humility a strong headpiece, would I had you all three, I know where.

brain, organ of thought, seat of thought; sensorium^, sensory; head, headpiece; pate, noddle^, noggin, skull, scull, pericranium [Med.], cerebrum, cranium, brainpan^, sconce, upper story.

She made these sorts of copies with extraordinary minuteness, an exactitude of design and of coloring so extreme that he marveled unceasingly at the conscientiousness of her work, and he often told her that she had a "good, round, strong, clear little headpiece.

"Why does monsieur say that?" "Because, my good girl, in very truth, I believe it is you who have stuffed this good little round, clear, strong headpiece full of notions of the other world, with all your devoutness.

And yet I had been quite tranquil about you, for you have a well-balanced mindyou have a good, little, round, clear, solid headpiece, as I have often told you.

3. from a headpiece overheated, which caused head-melancholy.

Suddenly Charlie, who was picketed a few hundred yards off in a grassy spot, broke his halter close by the headpiece, and with a snort of delight bounded away, prancing and kicking up his heels!

Passersby were puzzled to see the old man suddenly snatch his headpiece off and peer with an intent and awestruck air into its irregular caverns.

"They tell me you are to be a lawyer, Mr. O'Malley," said he; "and, if so, I must advise you to take better care of your headpiece.

" The picture changed to a view of the grand opera house and at the same moment a point of light appeared in the headpiece back of the chair.

The connection was broken, and the editor removed the headpiece.

With headpiece illus.

With headpiece illus.

He rode, not a mule, like his companion, but a strong hackney for the road, to save his gallant war horse, which a squire led behind, fully accoutered for battle, with a chamfron or plaited headpiece upon his head, having a short spike projecting from the front.

On one side of the saddle hung a short battle-ax, richly inlaid with Damascene carving; on the other the rider's plumed headpiece and hood of mail, with a long two-handed sword, used by the chivalry of the period.

Cibber, who played the characters of the Man of Taste, and Squire Headpiece.

To the front of his headpiece was fastened a metal badge, resembling the three-pointed arrow head utilized on old maps to indicate the north.

But Chisholm, who was a sharp fellow, with a good headpiece on him, suddenly spoke.

Private M'A. deposited his upon the parapet, like a foundling on a doorstep, and departed stealthily round the nearest traverse, to report his new headpiece "lost through the exigencies of military service."

[Illustration: Small Adze with bone headpiece] CHAPTER XVIII

43 examples of  headpiece  in sentences