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  • Passengers, surprisingly well-attired, the women in traditional long flowing hand-embroidered dresses typical of the Tehuantepec region, and all their luggage, breathed the dust that the animals kicked up as they shuffled along.

    Did you know? Mexico has many "Est"raordinary railway places

  • At that moment, an elegant, well-attired woman swept in through the door as if she were expecting a round of applause for her arrival.

    Masked

  • (Bowling and golf come to mind, but the sound of crashing pins and the sight of the well-attired strolling on perfectly kept greens are at least inherently pleasurable activities.)

    Soccer Is Ruining America

  • For true it was that Giles Winterborne, well-attired and well-mannered as he was for a yeoman, looked rough beside her.

    The Woodlanders

  • Eventually I asked one of the brisk, well-attired gentlemen who were marching around in a businesslike way and who seemed to be in charge of, well, something or other, and he pointed me toward the exit.

    Log of the Eclipse (1)

  • The report had included a summary of all the patrols, al-though the single rifle taken from the well-attired woman was the only direct evidence of any illegal or rebellious activities among all those riders and wagons observed or stopped.

    Alector's Choice

  • Renewing his enquiries concerning the fate of Ivanhoe, the only information which the cupbearer could collect from the bystanders was, that the knight had been raised with care by certain well-attired grooms, and placed in a litter belonging to a lady among the spectators, which had immediately transported him out of the press.

    Ivanhoe

  • Like Bonnie Bernstein at CBS and a host of other well-attired female sportscasters, she might never be allowed to do either play-by-play or color commentary for a national game.

    back to you in the booth

  • Street; her literary tastes were henceforth to serve as merely a note of distinction, an added grace which made evident her superiority to the well-attired and smooth-tongued people among whom she was content to shine.

    New Grub Street

  • And he of eyes like lotus-petals also gave unto them a thousand damsels well-skilled in assisting at bathing and at drinking, young in years and virgins all before their first-season, well-attired and of excellent complexion, each wearing a hundred pieces of gold around her neck, of skins perfectly polished, decked with every ornament, and well-skilled in every kind of personal service.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

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