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  • A tailor-made, double-breasted blue serge suit, close-hauled and demoded; a soft white silk shirt, with non-detachable collar; a plain black silk four-in-hand tie, and a uniform cap, set a little back and to one side on thick, black, glossy, wavy hair, completed his attire.

    Cappy Ricks Or, the Subjugation of Matt Peasley

  • The three lounge-suits of tweed, though slightly demoded, would still be vogue in this remote spot.

    Ruggles of Red Gap

  • Topped by a deer-stalking fore-and-aft cap in an inferior state of preservation, he wore the jacket of a lounge-suit, once possible, doubtless, but now demoded, and a blazered golfing waistcoat, striking for its poisonous greens, trousers from an outing suit that I myself had discarded after it came to me, and boots of an entirely shocking character.

    Ruggles of Red Gap

  • It has bits of soliloquies and other dodges of technique now demoded.

    Books and Persons Being Comments on a Past Epoch 1908-1911

  • He vegetated, superfluous and demoded, in a society which insisted that for its amusement the holy place be turned into a concert hall.

    Là-bas

  • "Do you mean to defy me to my face?" demoded Squire Pope, growing very red.

    The Young Musician ; Or, Fighting His Way

  • I would like to think it's not an demoded tactic to create exclusivity, and more some sort technological aversion, like Prada's many years without a website.

    On the Runway

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