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  • Walking sticks of malacca and rattan were favorites for Town use, with crook, crutch or straight handles, very often mounted with silver bands and tips.

    Dressing the Edwardian Man | Edwardian Promenade

  • Labels: christmas, dear diary, malacca, malaysia, perfume, travel comments: zthon said ... what chocolate brand? sounds so tempting. dark chocolate truffle somemore.

    081207 - Malacca

  • “Yes,” said Baudelaire, raising his malacca cane like a sword, “we will map the city in the name of nudity.”

    The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

  • Then, putting on his hat and overcoat, he took two others, his best malacca cane, an umbrella, and opened the front door.

    In Chancery

  • He turned over the pages with great decision, as if he were judging the book in its entirety, the printing and paper and binding, as well as the poetry, and then, having satisfied himself of its good or bad quality, he placed it on the writing – table, and examined the malacca cane with the gold knob which had belonged to the soldier.

    Night and Day, by Virginia Woolf

  • Denham merely smiled, and replacing the malacca cane on the rack, he drew a sword from its ornamental sheath.

    Night and Day, by Virginia Woolf

  • He would then hold out his gold-headed malacca cane to be taken from him, and slightly spread his hands, gloved in bright wash-leather, to indicate that his coat, blue, lined with squirrel and collared with astrakhan, should be removed.

    On Forsyte 'Change

  • * SCREAMS* haha sound like a bimbo. finally i dont look nerdy when i jump!!! and i jump with style * greases hair* thankew. hypering over malacca. cant wait to show off my class shirt hehehe and to eat cup noodles in the hotel. so fun!

    tamale-loco Diary Entry

  • “A malacca cane,” he told him, “with a gold-embossed top, sure you remember that.”

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • “It was a gold-topped malacca cane,” he repeated, tapping the hand with each stress, “and a fine grand smart handsome fellow you was with it.”

    At Swim, Two Boys

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