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  • Doctor Young, the Fellow, has just been with me, to ask me if I could borrow a regimental suit of clothes, sash, and gorgette from some officer of the Guards, of my acquaintance.

    George Selwyn His Letters and His Life

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  • The lamps matched, being of turned mahogany, and there were two tall ones and two short ones, all with shades of mauve gorgette over rose China silk.
    --Eudora Welty, 1946, Delta Wedding

    December 24, 2010