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  • He picked up his big leather over-belt with its gold-worked pouches and cinched it over the magnificent tunic.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • So I walked up and came upon a place pargetted with marble and spread and hung with gold-worked carpets and tapestry, amiddlemostof which stood a throne of juniper wood inlaid with pearls and precious stones and set with bosses of emeralds.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • His head was uncovered save by long grey ringlets held in place by a broad band of gold-worked purple tapestry.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • The king complied, sunk in moody thoughts, and Pelias led the way out of the chamber and up a flight of marble, gold-worked stairs that let out on the pinnacle of the citadel, the roof of the tallest tower.

    Wings in the Night

  • He saw divans of rich satin, gold-worked footstools of ivory, a disk-shaped table of some massive, metal-like substance.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • The woman drew a booted foot out of the silver stirrup and swung down from the gold-worked saddle.

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

  • Standing in the middle of the courtyard in his gold-worked white coat with his fists on his hips, Valda turned in a tight circle.

    Knife of Dreams

  • This was furnished in oriental style, with couches and rugs and gold-worked drapery, but was empty of human life.

    The Moon of Skulls

  • The patterns on the gold-worked curtains ran up and down, melting and reforming as the folds shook and quivered to the night wind; and when the talk grew more earnest the jewelled forefinger snapped out little sparks of light between the embroideries.

    Kim

  • There in old times had ruled the magician Thugra Khotan, high priest of Set the Old Serpent, and his tomb still reared its gold-worked marble crest above the ruins.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

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