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  • His dress was not different from what he then wore, excepting that he had a loose riding-coat of camlet, under which he carried an efficient cut-and-thrust sword, instead of his walking rapier, and also a pair of pistols.

    Redgauntlet

  • Sir Launcelot had already exchanged his armour for a riding-coat, hat, and boots; and Crowe, parting with his skull-cap and leathern jerkin, regained, in some respects, the appearance of

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • Wallace Inn. The first was a strong, tall, powerful man, in a grey riding-coat, having a hat covered with waxcloth, a huge silver-mounted horsewhip, boots, and dreadnought overalls.

    The Black Dwarf

  • Bradford riding-coat, and the crackle of parchment replied to the blow, while with the other hand he drew rein on the brink of the

    Mary Anerley

  • In a belt which was hidden by his velvet coat he wore a short dagger in a sheath of shagreen, and he fixed it so that he could draw it in a moment, without unfastening the riding-coat.

    Springhaven

  • Mrs. Twemlow replied with great spirit, but her hands were trembling as she helped him to pull off his new riding-coat.

    Springhaven

  • Then the master drew his green riding-coat of thin velvet closer round him, and buttoned the lappet in front, because he had heavy weight in the pockets.

    Springhaven

  • He wore a white riding-coat, with the cape buttoned up to his chin; looking remarkably pale, and passed at a round trot, without seeming to observe us — Indeed, he could not see us; for there was a blind that concealed us from the view.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • 'I am not wet through: my riding-coat is waterproof.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • The crowd had pressed too much forward as it appeared, and his eye had been unsteadied by the flapping of the skirt of a frieze riding-coat worn by one of the spectators.

    The Purcell Papers

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