I 'll give her the dress, and not take a penny for it," cried Fan, flushing up with mingled anger toward Trix and gratitude to Belle.
Now rip that dress for Jenny to put in order, and I 'll toss you up a bonnet in less than no time," said Polly, determined to have things go smoothly, for she knew Fan's feelings had been a good deal tried lately, in many ways.
They have here a particular way of punishing adultery; a woman convicted of that crime is condemned to forfeit all her fortune, is turned out of her husband's house, in a mean dress
, and is forbid ever to enter it again; she has only a needle given her to get her living with.
A majestic simplicity in the form of a woman imperatively demands a majestic simplicity in the form of that woman's dress.
The one dress which remained invisible was the dress of which Mrs.
With a flying, feminine glance she scanned her attire, and made a movement of her head, hardly perceptible, but understood by Kitty, signifying approval of her dress
and her looks.
The mark never came out, and a stain was left on the dress
So she sat, corpse-like, as we played at cards; the frillings and trimmings on her bridal dress
, looking like earthy paper.
When the king got to the bottom, he ordered Cat-skin to be called once more, and soon saw the white finger, and the ring that he had put on it whilst they were dancing: so he seized her hand, and kept fast hold of it, and when she wanted to loose herself and spring away, the fur cloak fell off a little on one side, and the starry dress
sparkled underneath it.
in a beautiful, fashionably-made black silk dress
, with a fluffy white shawl over her shoulders, and her snowy hair surmounted by a dainty lace cap, she might have posed as a grandmother doll.
There are times--just times--when she seems to belong more among the grown-ups than among us," I said, reluctantly, "especially when she puts on her bridesmaid dress
No one said a word about it, but Sallie offered to dress
her hair, and Annie to tie her sash, and Belle, the engaged sister, praised her white arms.