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  • Yet in Delos do you most delight your heart; for the long-robed Ionians gather in your honor with their children and shy wives.

    'Aladdin's Lamp'

  • There were pictures of multi-ethnic groups of smiling children (aw!), middle-aged couples meditating (eh.), and one seemingly appropriate photo of a long-robed, bearded man with his eyes closed, face turned towards the heavens, and hands raised in some sort of spiritual jubilation (ah!).

    Verena von Pfetten: Eckhart Tolle And My (Almost) Spiritual Transformation

  • Jackies on the outside of the partition with tops, balls, bats, and battledores, as a member of the long-robed fraternity within, who impose on grown country gentlemen with bouncing brocards of law.

    Redgauntlet

  • Then he came to Creon and long-robed Eniocha, who received him kindly and gave him all fitting things, as is due to suppliants, and honoured him in their hearts even more.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • We could not but feel a pity for them, as they sat there on their benches in the church conspicuous; and thought of the scorn and contumely which attended them without, as they passed, in their European dresses and shaven beards, among their grisly, scowling, long-robed countrymen.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • Banyas with round turbans, Sindes with square bonnets, Parsees with black mitres, and long-robed Armenians — were collected.

    Around the World in 80 Days

  • Jen handed the list to a long-robed servant, who turned with it to a slanted writing desk against the wall near Cashel.

    Lord of the Isles

  • Now begins the procession of ugliness of the most impossible description -- a procession of long-robed, grotesque figures capped with pot-hats or sailors 'headgear.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Phaesyle and Coronis and rich-crowned Cleeia and lovely Phaco and long-robed Eudora, whom the tribes of men upon the earth call Hyades. '

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Creon and long-robed Eniocha, who received him kindly and gave him all fitting things, as is due to suppliants, and honoured him in their hearts even more.

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

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