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  • I suggest in the novel that her visible and instinctive shock at the. sudden approach of a plainly-dressed man, old enough to be her father, was such

    The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory: Questions

  • If the Lady had only shown her the household servants, she would not have trusted what she saw, but here were people who should never have set eyes on the lady, who, if they ever by some chance had seen her should never recognize the plainly-dressed Lady for the authority that she was.


  • His gaze came to rest on a far corner where a plainly-dressed man with a kaffia pulled well down over his face sat cross-legged on the floor in a dim alcove.

    Conan the Freebooter

  • When he was ushered into her sitting-room he was surprised to find that she and Miss Hope were not alone; that a plainly-dressed man, who looked almost as old as Mr. Madgin himself, was seated at the table.

    The Argosy Vol. 51, No. 5, May, 1891

  • Suddenly the cackling, fluttering, feathered one dashed in the direction of a plainly-dressed stranger.

    A Yeoman's Letters Third Edition

  • Several plainly-dressed people were evidently taking their own

    The Girl from Sunset Ranch Or, Alone in a Great City

  • The churches were crowded, and plainly-dressed women -- most of them in mourning -- passed into their pews with pale, sad faces, on which grief and anxiety had both set their handwriting.

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death

  • She finally spied her coming down the platform with a plainly-dressed girl whose pale face, under a brown sailor hat, bore the unmistakable stamp of the student.

    Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore

  • She was not ashamed to recognize a plainly-dressed acquaintance in the most public thoroughfare, nor did she ever make an excuse to be pre-occupied when approached by some coarse but well-meaning inferior.

    Marguerite Verne

  • A plainly-dressed girl with dark eyes and unusually pale cheeks returned his greeting quietly, and followed them into the dining-room.

    A Prince of Sinners


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