Saved myself from being an ornament," replied the girl, with a laugh, "and saved you from being forever a purple kitten.
A purple kitten can't be 'spected to remember, Evring," said Dorothy.
They could not help suspecting that the purple bird must be aware of something mischievous that would befall them at the palace, and the knowledge of which affected its airy spirit with a human sympathy and sorrow.
The words were hardly out of his mouth, before the purple bird flew away, crying, "Peep, peep, pe--weep," more dolorously than ever.
An equal number of attendants brought great flagons of wine, of various kinds, some of which sparkled as it was poured out, and went bubbling down the throat; while, of other sorts, the purple liquor was so clear that you could see the wrought figures at the bottom of the goblet.
It happened to Ulysses, just as before, that, when he had gone a few steps from the edge of the cliff, the purple bird came fluttering towards him, crying, "Peep, peep, pe--weep
You are arrayed like a king in purple and gold, and wear a golden crown upon your head.
Even before the Purple Death came along they was dying like flies at the end of the summer.
Well, this 'ere Purple Death,--it jes' wiped people out, Teddy.
In many successive visits we came to know his stage well--the purple
semicircle of hills, the slim trees leaning over houses, the yellow sands, the streaming green of ravines.
Where the huge velarium that Nero had stretched across the Colosseum at Rome, that Titan sail of purple on which was represented the starry sky, and Apollo driving a chariot drawn by white, gilt-reined steeds?
In the long cedar chests that lined the west gallery of his house, he had stored away many rare and beautiful specimens of what is really the raiment of the Bride of Christ, who must wear purple and jewels and fine linen that she may hide the pallid macerated body that is worn by the suffering that she seeks for and wounded by self-inflicted pain.