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  • A nod to Miss Judson sent her to open the door, and entered two policemen, a police sergeant, and a professionally whiskered person in a business suit with a carnation in his button-hole.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • Anyhow, I spent my last 6 hours of lessons practicing stitches to sew around the hole of a button-hole.

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  • Anyhow, I spent my last 6 hours of lessons practicing stitches to sew around the hole of a button-hole.

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  • That night the water was steadily creeping higher and higher, while a civil engineer, mud-bespattered, with the red ribbon of the Legion of Honor in his button-hole, was standing on the corner of the sandbag bastion by the Pont de la Concorde and measuring its advance.

    The Paris Flood of 1910 | Edwardian Promenade

  • And, as well as watching the experts at work, visitors will have the opportunity to try a range of activities such as building a Lego robot, making a flower button-hole, carving part of the biggest rocking horse in the world, or even chocolate welding.

    The big trade-off

  • After a fitting in one of its shops in Paris, Cannes, London or New York, the client can choose from more than 300 fabrics, as well as colors for buttons, button-hole stitching and whether to personalize the button with his name.

    One step beyond the ordinary

  • He was magnificently dressed in a new feather costume and wore white kid mittens over his paws and a flower in his button-hole and had his hair parted in the middle.

    Love Letters

  • He began by making a new heaven and a new earth, with the same irresponsible instinct by which men buy a new necktie or button-hole.

    GKC on greatness in art

  • No buttons you are sooooooo right about the button-hole intimidation factor-- my mum's old Singer's button-hole attachment was/is TERRIFYING!

    Today's Pattern Heckling and Sale - A Dress A Day

  • “Henry James was incapable of offering a thought without pinning a flower in its button-hole and the reverse of this was that he could disguise the absence of thought by the shameless gilding of his own verbal lilies.”

    Henry James’s Epistolary Style: Quote of the Day #11 « One-Minute Book Reviews

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