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  • The watchman in his gold-laced uniform protected its sanctity from all interlopers.

    American Resorts: Newport | Edwardian Promenade

  • When I heard that figure, I fully expected to be transported to Dubai: gold-laced nacho stands, Picasso originals lining the portals and such.

    Wrapping up Brazil's 2-0 win over the USA

  • His attempt at graceful escape was foiled by the sudden appearance of Rupert, fatly resplendent in ruffled shirt and gold-laced coat, who popped out of the narrow gate like a cork from a bottle.

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  • A wealthy Boston man presented Knowlton with a gold-laced hat, a sash, and a golden breastplate.

    History of American Women

  • The Bush administration's actions over the last eight years mirror the presidential-power-above-all policy implemented by Nixon, which, in presidential la-la land, places the commander-in-chief in a gold-laced, Pegasus-drawn chariot high above the heads of America's working-class citizens.

    James P. Hoffa: When It's Illegal And The President Does It, It's Still Illegal

  • The last mention that we made of this gentleman, was when his gold-laced hat veiled its splendour before the fresher mounted beavers of the

    The Surgeon's Daughter

  • Craigengelt, with the forward impudence which men of his cast mistake for ease, made a sliding bow to the Marquis, which he graced by a flourish of his gold-laced hat.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Craigengelt rose, went a-tiptoe to the door, peeped out, shut it carefully, came back again, clapped his tarnished gold-laced hat on one side of his head, took his glass in one hand, and touching the hilt of his hanger with the other, named, “The King over the water.”

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Another bow, and another flourish of the gold-laced hat, which was returned by the Lord Keeper without intimation of former recognition, and with that sort of anxious readiness which intimated his wish that peace and amnesty should take place betwixt the contending parties, including the auxiliaries on both sides.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • Then Ibrahim fared forward and found all as it had been described by the Gobbo: he also saw the garden-gate open, and in the porch a couch of ivory, whereon sat a hump backed man of pleasant presence, clad in gold-laced clothes and hending in hand a silvern mace plated with gold.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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