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  • The consul wears a richly-embroidered cloak; his right hand holds a staff surmounted by the Roman eagle, his left the mappa circensis, or napkin used for starting the races in the circus; at his feet are palms and bags of money — prizes for the victors in the games.

    Consolation of Philosophy

  • He did not come home at Easter; but when he arrived for the long vacation, he brought more smart clothes; appearing in the morning in wonderful shooting jackets, with remarkable buttons; and in the evening in gorgeous velvet waistcoats, with richly-embroidered cravats, and curious linen.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Soleyman Pasha appeared today with a very brilliant equipage; all his body-guards were dressed in richly-embroidered stuffs glittering with gold, and were well mounted, though the

    Travels in Arabia

  • The coffin was standing upright, looking like a silver chrysalis, and at its lower end a portion had been removed so that the saint's feet, clad in the richly-embroidered slippers, peeped out.

    My Family and Other Animals

  • Casting aside her richly-embroidered cloak, she revealed her snow-white garments clinging in folds around her graceful form.

    Saronia A Romance of Ancient Ephesus

  • A dining-room, square in shape, hung with richly-embroidered, old - gold tapestry, with a round table set for twenty, with silver and glass and a great bunch of lilies and green ferns in the middle, and

    Manners and Social Usages

  • On the opposite end is placed a bag of gold, beside which lies the richly-embroidered glove which the cavalier with whom he is conversing has flung off.

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851

  • Now let me dry thy tears; 'and taking her richly-embroidered handkerchief, he brushed the pearly drops from her cheeks, raised her hand to his lips, and kissed it.

    Saronia A Romance of Ancient Ephesus

  • Over the richly-embroidered shirt is a very short petticoat – a mere waist-frill some 12 inches deep – of striped material, the stripes being almost always all hand-work in the finest stitches.

    High Albania

  • On one side of it was nailed with brass-headed tacks the richly-embroidered sack, which was open in front and laced up and down with buckskin strings.

    Indian Boyhood


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