“If one got so wild with play as to forget all fear, one could swing, until chased away by the guard, on the heavy chain festoons that encircled the monument at one side of the square.”
“No cocoanuts nor bananas were to be seen, though dense, tropic vegetation overran everything, dripping in airy festoons from the sheer lips of the precipices and running riot in all the crannied ledges.”
“Overhead was the week's washing, hanging in festoons so low that”
“Seven of these were wound in festoons on one capital, and over and underneath them were fringes, one hundred in a row.”
“The great heavy drooping firs stretched their arms, clothed in festoons of dark green drapery, over the sheeted earth.”
“a persian carpet interwoven with gold, and round the arches was hung in festoons”
“This slope of Posilippo is covered with country houses, casinos, meadows, and very fine trees with vines winding about them in festoons.”
“The galleries were tastefully draped with black cloth, trimmed with white bandeaux, and relieved with a white and black mixed cord, in festoons.”
“One of the elements, the polka dot, festoons buildings and the street, conjoining elements of a broken urban environment into an aesthetic whole.”
“Rajesh Kumar Singh/Associated Press Supporters peeped through festoons displaying the Congress party symbol as they listened to Congress party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, addressing a public rally in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, Monday.”
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From Notre Dame de Paris by good ole Victor Hugo. (Also called The Hunchback of Notre Dame.)
A general collection of the sort of words that make me happy when I hear or read them in everyday conversation and writing.
Interesting words from "The Awakening" by Kate Chopin.
Looking for tweets for festoons.