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  • At the main gates, holding her linen dust-cloak close awkwardly because of the bundle on her back, she bowed, hands on her knees the way Balwer had shown her, while he told the guards that they had all sworn to obey, await and serve.

    A Crown of Swords

  • Statuesque and elegant in a green silk riding dress and thin linen dust-cloak, Kiruna Nachiman was sister to King Paitar of Arafel and a powerful noble in her own right, and becoming Aes Sedai had done nothing to dampen her manner.

    A Crown of Swords

  • Gathering her dust-cloak in her free hand, she practically dragged him across the quay toward the landing.

    A Crown of Swords

  • Catching her lower lip with her teeth, she turned away, shoulders shaking, dust-cloak streaming behind as she hurried toward the landing.

    A Crown of Swords

  • She had soft velvet breeches, embroidered felt riding boots and over all this an almost transparent cotton dust-cloak pushed back from her shoulders.

    The Fortress of the Pearl

  • Gertie, in taking Miss Loriner to get rid of hat and dust-cloak in the adjoining room, felt it good to find herself remembered.

    Love at Paddington

  • Opposite Nellie a thin-faced woman, of whose front teeth had gone, patiently dandled a peevish baby, while by her side another child clutched her dingy dust-cloak.

    The Workingman's Paradise An Australian Labour Novel

  • Inside the tent with "Esmeralda, &c" outside there was a lady in a hat and dust-cloak.

    New Treasure Seekers

  • After the dust-cloak had settled with the driver, it advanced self - consciously to the steps leading to the front door, the while it called to the London slut:

    Sparrows: the story of an unprotected girl

  • The dust-cloak lived in Kensington, it informed Mavis, "which was so convenient for the West End: it was only an hour's 'bus ride from town."

    Sparrows: the story of an unprotected girl

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