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  • Lynmere, who had entered the ball-room in his riding-dress, raised a switch at the man, which he durst not raise at Mr. Westwyn, and protested, in a threatening attitude, he would lay it across his shoulders, if he obeyed not.


  • He had now disembarrassed himself of his riding-dress, and walking up to his daughter, he undid the fastening of her mask.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • The colonel invited the duke and Canalis to dine with him sociably in their riding-dress, promising them to make no change himself.

    Modeste Mignon

  • My dear master, though in a riding-dress, took out Miss Boroughs.


  • “Whenever I have been but a few hours from you, my impatience to see my beloved, will not permit me to stand upon the formality of a message to know how you are engaged; but I break in upon you, even in my riding-dress, as you see.”


  • But behold! before the servant could return, in a riding-dress, having alighted at the outward-gate, entered the hall your noble brother.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • Enter Captain Tomlinson, in a riding-dress, whip in hand.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I was not displeased to see him in his riding-dress.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Lowland dress, — a bold, stout-looking man, with a cast of military daring in his eye and manner, his riding-dress showily and profusely laced, and his cocked hat of formidable dimensions.

    Rob Roy

  • Spanish jennet, which she managed with much grace, her gay riding-dress, and laced side-saddle, had been anxiously prepared to set her forth to the best advantage.

    Old Mortality


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