A flower was in her right hand, and her left clasped an enamelled collar
of white and damask roses.
It was an impressive and beautiful ceremony, I presume, but to me it seemed the most fiendish sight I had ever witnessed, and as the ornaments were adjusted upon her beautiful figure and her collar
of gold swung open in the hands of Than Kosis I raised my long-sword above my head, and, with the heavy hilt, I shattered the glass of the great window and sprang into the midst of the astonished assemblage.
She was overdressed, but not badly dressed, in black with a high collar
, and she wore black glace gloves, in which she played cards; she had several heavy gold chains round her neck, bangles on her wrists, and circular photograph pendants, one being of Queen Alexandra; she carried a black satin bag and chewed Sen-sens.
I may leave her now with her sheets and collars
and napkins and fronts.
They would indecently and clamorously interrupt the conversation of their elders, tease them with the most impertinent questions, roughly collar
the gentlemen, climb their knees uninvited, hang about their shoulders or rifle their pockets, pull the ladies' gowns, disorder their hair, tumble their collars
, and importunately beg for their trinkets.
She could see that the men wore some manner of harness to which were slung the customary long-sword and short-sword of the Barsoomian warrior, and that about their short necks were massive leather collars
cut to fit closely over the shoulders and snugly to the lower part of the head.
He found the pattern of his tweed suit too large, and the colour too pronounced, his collars
were old-fashioned and his ties hideous.
To think that, but for the coming of this wonderful Mademoiselle Violet, he might even now have been furnishing a small shop on the outskirts of Islington, with collars
and ties and gloves designed to attract the youth of that populous neighborhood!
They raised the hunting-cry of the pack, surged against their collars
, and swerved aside in pursuit.
The four horses, under the urge of the drivers, pressed lazily into their collars
and began pulling.
He was in the prime of life, but very bald--had been in the army and the coal trade--wore very stiff collars
and prodigiously long wristbands--seldom laughed, but talked with remarkable glibness, and was never known to lose his temper under the most aggravating circumstances of prison existence.
They made a queer picture, indeed; for they wore wide, white collars
around their necks and the collars
had many scallops and points.