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  • They can be seen in equally bright and tightly-fitting pants that leave little imagination as to the shape of their bodies.

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  • He wore a kind of paletôt of light camlet cloth, with voluminous lapels and deep cuffs of lavender watered silk; very baggy trousers, with lavender stripes down the seams; very shiny boots and quite as glossy a hat; his attire being completed by tightly-fitting gloves, of the hue known in Paris as beurre frais — that is to say, light yellow.

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  • Minutes after Phalla had returned from changing into her practice outfit, a piece of dark cloth folded to make a pair of loose trousers and worn with a silver chain belt, and a tightly-fitting low-necked blouse, the Princess, flanked by her three Pekinese dogs, arrived to supervise the rehearsal.

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  • As it rolls past, all the shop-girls admire it, and look longingly at the yellow satin lining, the rugs from la Savonnerie, the daintiness and freshness of every detail, the silken cushions and tightly-fitting glass windows.

    The Magic Skin

  • He wore his best tightly-fitting, light-colored trousers, and a dress-coat.

    A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

  • The current generation of prostheses are secured with tightly-fitting silicone liners fitted with pins or suction seals, which roll onto the skin like a sock.

    Mini-Slumgullion # 34

  • The man with the flaxen beard re-entered from the archway, and as he did so the cage of a lift came sliding down in front of the thickset man, and a lean, grey-bearded man, carrying a roll, and wearing a tightly-fitting costume of dark green, appeared therein.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • She wore a tightly-fitting black silk dress, with a red bow in front.


  • Michael Strogoff wore a handsome military uniform something resembling that of a light-cavalry officer in the field — boots, spurs, half tightly-fitting trousers, brown pelisse, trimmed with fur and ornamented with yellow braid.

    Michael Strogoff

  • Russian costume — tightly-fitting tunic, the traditional belt of the Moujik, wide trousers, gartered at the knees, and high boots — Michael Strogoff arrived at the station in time for the first train.

    Michael Strogoff


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