- n. Plural form of bauble.
“I must confess, I paid little attention to that, as the notion of paying in one form or another for titles, knighthoods, baronetcies and other suchlike baubles, is hardly new.”
“The sell-off of Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunai's assets sounds much more fun than a dot-com auction: "... mounds of baubles from the London jeweler Aspreys, gold-plated toilet brushes, a 12-foot-high bronze rocking horse, two antique cannons, fine china bearing the royal seal, the machinery to operate a bowling alley and an inventory of grand pianos," etc. Link”
“One of the baubles was a marquise-cut 32. 44-carat diamond ring.”
“However, the phrase, "self-abnegation," predicates the concept of sacrifice; the giving up of something much to be desired, while, as a matter of truth, there arises in the consciousness of the Illumined One, a natural contempt for the "baubles" of externality; therefore there is no sacrifice.”
“And I also prefer those "baubles" to be attached via duct tape.”
“Religious cards accounted for 22.5 per cent of the total, precisely the same amount as those featuring secular Christmas images such as baubles or plum puddings.”
“Big Government special about "baubles" on the White House Christmas tree with images of Mao and a "drag queen.”
“So for the past several months I used a very plain but very powerful theme for the site called Blog. txt and, as time went on, removed all the "baubles" and "bling" from the sidebar that created more of distraction than anything else.”
“The approbation of the world, the routine sweetness of custom, a feeble, tranquil, and sensible devotion that is not bent on rapturous exaltation, or money, that is to say baubles, dress, luxury ” in short, a thousand little things which make one forget that one is deprived of happiness.”
“She, who never saw nor knew the value of ten shillings while her father lived, and has had no time to learn it, bespoke away so roundly, that for one article of the plate she ordered ten sauceboats: besides this, she and her sister have squandered seven thousand pounds apiece in all kind of baubles and frippery; so her four thousand pounds a-year is to be set apart for two years to pay her debts.”
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