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  • Those directly in front of the hotels have the full-dressed bathers--women in saris; men in long shorts and shirts.

    Suddenly, the Swiss are inundated with nudist hikers, many from Germany.

  • The princess kneeled down by the bed on which the duchess was lying, full-dressed and wide awake, and whispered the secret to her.

    A Holiday Romance

  • The princess kneeled down by the bed on which the duchess was lying, full-dressed and wide awake, and whispered the secret to her.

    A Holiday Romance

  • Elfride was lying full-dressed on the bed, her face hot and red, her arms thrown abroad.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Mr.B. said, “Why are you not full-dressed, my dear?”

    Pamela

  • Her visits there must be of that full-dressed nature to which Lily had alluded.

    The Small House at Allington

  • All the full-dressed diplomatists he left behind were unimportant.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • I remembered now I had heard it said among the teachers — though without at the time particularly noticing the gossip — that often, when we thought Madame in her chamber, sleeping, she was gone, full-dressed, to take her pleasure at operas, or plays, or balls.

    Villette

  • All the full-dressed diplomatists he left behind were unimportant.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • It evokes the life and times a lot more than being a full-dressed autobiography.

    When Memory Speaks: Reflections on Autobiography

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