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You will notice my braids are tied with yellow, pink, brown, red, green, white and black; but I have no blue ribbons.
In her anger she clutched Rapunzel's beautiful tresses, wrapped them twice round her left hand, seized a pair of scissors with the right, and snip, snap, they were cut off, and the lovely braids lay on the ground.
On the same day that she cast out Rapunzel, however, the enchantress fastened the braids of hair, which she had cut off, to the hook of the window, and when the king's son came and cried:
It wouldn't be so bad if he'd only taken a little, but he cut a great big chunk right off the end of one of the braids.
In the centre of this enchanted garden Madame Nilsson, in white cashmere slashed with pale blue satin, a reticule dangling from a blue girdle, and large yellow braids carefully disposed on each side of her muslin chemisette, listened with downcast eyes to M.
A woman she was, for a braid of her hair was flying, and she was just in the act of recapturing it and stowing it away beneath a hat that for all the world was like his own "Baden-Powell.
She twitched one of her long glossy braids over her thin shoulder and held it up before Matthew's eyes.
Again he saw the twin braids of heavy golden hair ere his thumb relaxed from the switch, leaving him in darkness.
It lay in a long braid on the sofa pillow, coiled like a golden serpent.
A long black braid of hair swung with the motion of the coach; the child held her hat in one hand and with the other made ineffectual attempts to stab the driver with her microscopic sunshade.
His blue double-breasted coat, edged with black braid, buttoned close to a red puff tie, and his patent-leather shoes looked like murder-fitted weapons.
It was very tough to cut: they braid silk into their pigtails.