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  • I could not help admiring much as assemblage of younger Fairies who, cloathed in white, and full of mirth, danced to the Tamborine, and ran in parties from the illuminated to darker shades, from tree to tree, and seemd as ignorant of what we mortals call care and pain, as if they had never heard of them.

    Letter 35

  • The insignificant coppice-woods which now and then partially cloathed the hills, after the pleasant woodlands they had passed, bespoke the sterility of the country.

    The Curate and His Daughter, a Cornish Tale

  • That Miss Gordon is going to be cloathed with an usband; and that all their matrimonial corryspondins is to be published too.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • -We are not angels, but men cloathed with bodies, and, in some measure, governed by our imagination, that we have need of all these external helps which nature has made the interpreters of our thoughts.

    Archive 2005-03-01

  • Northumberland are lusty fellows, fresh complexioned, cleanly, and well cloathed; but the labourers in Scotland are generally lank, lean, hard-featured, sallow, soiled, and shabby, and their little pinched blue caps have a beggarly effect.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • The peasantry of Scotland are certainly on a poor footing all over the kingdom; and yet they look better, and are better cloathed than those of the same rank in Burgundy, and many other places of

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • How many seeming accidents must unite before we can be cloathed or fed.

    The Vicar of Wakefield

  • His body was cloathed with the skin of an ass, made something into the form of a coat.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • They are hale and stout, neatly and decently cloathed, and on the whole look better than the pensioners of Chelsea.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • All the trees were cloathed with snow, and all the country covered at least a foot thick.

    Travels through France and Italy

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