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gown

the members of a university as opposed to the other residents of the university town
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When I heard this I prayed him on my knees that he would give me the use of his gown, which after many contentions he at last agreed to do, on my paying him three marks towards the regilding of the image of Laurence the martyr.
Stay though, my friend, it was his gown," objected Alleyne.
The jewels which encircled her neck were priceless and dazzling; the soft material of her gown, the most delicate shade of sea green, seemed to foam about her feet, a wonderful triumph of allegoric dressmaking.
Many of them cried out, "They thought what madam's silk gown would end in;" others spoke sarcastically of her learning.
Particularly well; I always buy my own cravats, and am allowed to be an excellent judge; and my sister has often trusted me in the choice of a gown.
Tiggy-winkle's hand, holding the tea-cup, was very very brown, and very very wrinkly with the soap-suds; and all through her gown and her cap, there were HAIR-PINS sticking wrong end out; so that Lucie didn't like to sit too near her.
But before Pierre could decide what answer he would send, the countess herself in a white satin dressing gown embroidered with silver and with simply dressed hair (two immense plaits twice round her lovely head like a coronet) entered the room, calm and majestic, except that there was a wrathful wrinkle on her rather prominent marble brow.
She hurriedly put on the gown, without going near her looking-glass.
She will sit incubating her gown -- pardon the expression -- like a hen over an addled egg.
The Bishop had hurriedly donned his gown and now stood ready to meet the couple at the chancel.
The gown hung loosely over Little John's shoulders and came only to his waist.
I 've worn turned and dyed gowns all my days, and it don't seem to have alienated my friends, or injured my constitution.