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  • 'It's all right,' he said, in his fussy, dictatorial way, divesting himself of his heavy motor-coat, and preparing to act as cicerone.

    Peter and Jane or The Missing Heir

  • I had seen her drive up, and she was stunning in the same tan motor-coat that she had worn when we first saw her.

    The Gay Cockade

  • She took up a big motor-coat and deer-stalker from the driving-seat and slipped into them.

    Blue Aloes Stories of South Africa

  • He wore a light motor-coat, and he was plainly endeavouring to soften the severity of his saturnine face with a smile of beaming kindliness.

    The Adventures of Sally

  • She came swiftly down the path and through the front gate in the Maine seal motor-coat she wore when she drove her electric coupé in cold weather.

    XIX. Book One: On Lovely Creek

  • There were dainty feminine trifles littered in the big armchair, and a motor-coat hung upon the hook of the bathroom door.

    The Yellow Claw

  • In the chair nearest to the window sat Henry Leroux, so muffled up in a fur-collared motor-coat that little of his face was visible; but his eyes were tragic as he leant forward resting his elbows upon his knees and twirling his cap between his thin fingers.

    The Yellow Claw

  • The garish motor-coat was discarded now, and her supple figure was seen to best advantage in one of those dark silken gowns which she affected, and which had a seeming of the ultra-fashionable because they defied fashion.

    Tales of Chinatown

  • She wore a tiger skin motor-coat, and a little, close-fitting, turban-like cap of the same.

    The Yellow Claw

  • She wore a conspicuous motor-coat of civet fur, and it was this which first attracted Mr. Vernon's attention.

    The Yellow Claw

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