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  • At the end, dozens of white-frocked "petites mains"—the craftspeople who sewed the collection—appeared onstage.

    The Runways' Best, Worst and Weirdest

  • The slim man directed a laser pointer at a portrait of a white-frocked little girl.

    In This Way I Was Saved

  • For one of those white-frocked little devils, — she went on in such a way, and screamed up at me so —

    The Master Builder

  • For one of those white-frocked little devils, — she went on in such a way, and screamed up at me so —

    The Master Builder

  • It was packed" standing room only" with white-frocked priests.

    Step on a Crack

  • The Rainbow, distinguished, as only an Oxford hostel can be, for lack of modernity, provided one small oak-panelled private sitting-room, in which Holly sat to receive, white-frocked, shy, and alone, when the only guest arrived.

    In Chancery

  • And Val, leaning out of his first-floor window in B.N.C., was gazing at a moonlit quadrangle without seeing it at all, seeing instead Holly, slim and white-frocked, as she sat beside the fire when he first went in.

    In Chancery

  • The kilted boys, and youths and men in suits and soldier green, even the women under their umbrellas and the white-frocked black-stockinged girls.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • The kilted boys, and youths and men in suits and soldier green, even the women under their umbrellas and the white-frocked black-stockinged girls.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • He would be a white-frocked angel, with a gold thing on his head.

    Poems Teachers Ask For, Book Two

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