That she pretended it was a real cap, with real streamers
, when she knew Mary had made the whole thing out of a muslin blind.
As they rounded the Point, the great bay opened before them full of shipping, and the city lay beyond, its spires rising above the tall masts with their gay streamers
I mean I was not dressed up in a black coat and a streamer
, to frighten the birds; but I walked over to Blunderstone early in the morning, and was in the churchyard when it came, attended only by Peggotty and her brother.
A second squire held aloft his master's lance, from the extremity of which fluttered a small banderole, or streamer
, bearing a cross of the same form with that embroidered upon his cloak.
First came the royal purple streamer
of Tepus, own bow-bearer to the King, and esteemed the finest archer in all the land.
But the Milky Way, it seemed to me, was still the same tattered streamer
of star-dust as of yore.
The night was warm and I was thirsty, and I went stretching my legs clumsily and feeling my way in the dark- ness, to the little table where the siphon stood, while Ogilvy exclaimed at the streamer
of gas that came out towards us.
The next morn broke off the coast of Aleria; all day they coasted, and in the evening saw fires lighted on land; the position of these was no doubt a signal for landing, for a ship's lantern was hung up at the mast-head instead of the streamer
, and they came to within a gunshot of the shore.
We perceived the effect of this manœuvre immediately, in a vastly increased rate of progress ; and, as the gale freshened, we flew with a velocity nearly inconceivable ; the guide-rope flying out behind the car, like a streamer
from a vessel.
Neath blue-bell or streamer
- Or tufted wild spray That keeps, from the dreamer,
A dead cucumber-vine dangled from the porch like the crape streamer
tied to the door for a death, and the thought flashed through Ethan's brain: "If it was there for Zeena-" Then he had a distinct sight of his wife lying in their bedroom asleep, her mouth slightly open, her false teeth in a tumbler by the bed.
I lay the pen down, and a hundred of her sayings ring in my ears, with my own contradictious comments, that I was doomed so soon to repent; a hundred visions of her start to my eyes; and there is the trade-wind singing in the rigging, and loosening a tress of my darling's hair, till it flies like a tiny golden streamer
in the tropic sun.