travelling-cap love

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  • For, really, he appeared to be taking down, either my travelling-cap or my hair, with a minuteness that was a liberty.

    The Haunted House by Charles Dickens | Solar Flare: Science Fiction News

  • His hair was light, and curled from under an old green velvet travelling-cap stuck on one side of his head.

    The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

  • The coarse face of M. Gardinois, surrounded by a travelling-cap with ear-pieces, is before him.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Ned was sitting opposite us, his thick, black hair curling from under his plaid travelling-cap, -- his thick eyebrows working, and his hands occupied in arranging little fragments of pilot-biscuit on the table.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858

  • My present garb was very humble -- consisting of an old black coat I formerly had worn at Berlin, and which by some chance was the first I put my hand on before setting out on this journey, a travelling-cap, and an old pair of boots.

    Stories by Foreign Authors: German — Volume 2

  • The three _coupé_ passengers, consisting of two ladies -- sisters -- and a ruddy-faced, cheerful gentleman in a velvet travelling-cap, who made it a principle, like Falstaff, to take things easily, and "not to sweat extraordinarily," warmly approved the conductor's proposal as a sensible one; and even the alert gentleman in the _banquette_ agreed that it would be more prudent to remain at the first good inn the diligence came to.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866

  • Hade, white, and visibly in deep anxiety, hiding his pale face beneath a cloth travelling-cap, and with his chin muffled in a woollen scarf.

    Short Stories for English Courses

  • Ella's travelling-cap had been inside the bundle before, but Kate took it out and advised her to carry it in her hand-bag, as being easily accessible if she did not wish to undo the strap.

    The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 355, October 16, 1886

  • Is it really and truly you? and she pulled the travelling-cap off his head.

    Jenny: A Novel

  • He was dressed in grey throughout, from his travelling-cap to the spats above his brown shoes.

    The Great Hunger

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