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  • William, bonnetted, sat in his pram waving his arms like windmills.

    What I cooked last night.

  • It was early in the afternoon that Aunt Josephine was sitting on the veranda, when an automobile drove up and a very stylishly gowned and bonnetted woman stepped out.

    The Romance of Elaine Sequel to "Exploits of Elaine"

  • Hustled and disarmed, bonnetted and bound with handkerchiefs, Querto was borne off, howling and cursing.

    St George's Cross

  • The doctor was out; Mrs. Jessop I saw down the long garden, bonnetted and shawled, busy among her gooseberry-bushes -- so we were safe.

    John Halifax, Gentleman

  • The argument in Theobald's note, where 'and bonnetted' is suggested, goes on the assumption that Shakspeare could not use the same word differently in different places; whereas I should conclude, that as in the passage in Lear the word is employed in its direct meaning, so here it is used metaphorically; and this is confirmed by what has escaped the editors, that it is not 'I,' but 'my demerits' that may speak unbonnetted, -- without the symbol of a petitioning inferior.

    Literary Remains, Volume 2

  • II. ii.29 (341,6) supple and courteous to the people; bonnetted] The sense, I think, requires that we should read, _unbonnetted_.

    Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

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