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travelling-dress

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  • See, even young Aldermanbury, the tallow-merchant, who has just stepped on board, has got a travelling-dress gaping all over with pockets; and little Tom

    The Book of Snobs

  • She had to explain that she had nothing but a travelling-dress; but they waived that objection, and allowed her to “come as she was.”

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • She stood in her travelling-dress, wondering if she had forgotten anything.

    The Years

  • My little packing here can be completed in ten minutes — my travelling-dress assumed in ten minutes more.

    The Woman in White

  • Johanna assistance with the tickets, he stood till the train went, talking to Ephie; and he long retained a picture of her, standing with one foot on the step, in a becoming travelling-dress, a hat with a veil flying from it, and a small hand-bag slung across her shoulder, laughing and dimpling, and well aware of the admiring glances that were cast at her.

    Maurice Guest

  • Bach was immediately sent for -- he had not time even to change his travelling-dress -- and with many excuses he presented himself to the King.

    Story-Lives of Great Musicians

  • She didn't go at once and get off her travelling-dress, but trifled about in a kind of expectancy, a little fever going and coming in her cheeks, and turning at any noise.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 28, February, 1860

  • My gray and dingy travelling-dress grew abject, and burned into my soul like the tunic of Nessus.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 69, July, 1863

  • Lady Simpson when it was time for her to put on her travelling-dress.

    Gladys, the Reaper

  • She was dressed very plainly, in a dark silk travelling-dress, and her air was remarkable only for its simple quietness, though her large eyes turned with a look of eager haste from form to form, as if she were searching for some one.

    The Old Homestead

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