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  • Like living jewels they darted in thousands upon thousands, round like Chinese lanterns, slender like bullets, raimented in colors which glowed with life and the light-splitting quality water imparts, some on fire with scales of gold and scarlet, some cool and silvery blue, some swimming rag bags gaudier than parrots.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Does Seneca or the Psalmist, Plato or Paul, Rousseau or Wesley, the idolised, high-salaried, soft-raimented preacher of a wide gate and broad way to life and Heaven, or the veteran soul-winner,

    When the Holy Ghost is Come

  • Youths and maidens, garlanded and gayly raimented, go about fifing and piping, and trolling the chosen songs of spring.

    The God of Love

  • In front of us, within the garden, a joyous crowd of the radiantly raimented laughed over dainty food set on snowy cloths.

    The Belovéd Vagabond

  • Obelisk occupied so prominent a position, and, fixing his eyes attentively on this spot, saw that it was filled to overflowing with a dense mass of people, whose white-raimented forms, pressed together in countless numbers, swayed restlessly to and fro like the rising waves of a stormy sea.

    Ardath

  • She took down his words with anxious humility, for she looked upon him as a god sphered on Olympian heights -- and what socially insecure young woman of lower-middle-class England could do otherwise in the presence of a torturingly beautiful youth, immaculately raimented, who commanded in the great house with a smile more royal and debonair than that of the master thereof, Member of Parliament though he was, and Justice of the Peace and Lord of the Manor?

    The Fortunate Youth

  • She took down his words with anxious humility, for she looked upon him as a god sphered on Olympian heights -- and what socially insecure young woman of lower-middle-class England could do otherwise in the presence of a torturingly beautiful youth, immaculately raimented, who commanded in the great house with a smile more royal and debonair than that of the master thereof, Member of Parliament though he was, and Justice of the Peace and Lord of the Manor?

    The Fortunate Youth

  • Professor Anastasius Papadopoulos, resplendently raimented, with the shiniest of silk hats and a flower in the buttonhole of his frock-coat, received us at the door of a small house, the first-floor windows of which announced the tenancy of a maker of gymnastic appliances; and having kissed Madame Brandt's hand with awful solemnity and bowed deeply to me, he preceded us down the passage, out into the yard, and into a ramshackle studio at the end, where his cats had their being.

    Simon the Jester

  • However stoical the Lady may have been, the reader is too seriously sympathetic with her inevitable discomfort — “All raimented in snowy white

    Alfred Tennyson

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