Those must indeed be splendid clothes
,' thought the Emperor.
Our outside and often thin and fanciful clothes
are our epidermis, or false skin, which partakes not of our life, and may be stripped off here and there without fatal injury; our thicker garments, constantly worn, are our cellular integument, or cortex; but our shirts are our liber, or true bark, which cannot be removed without girdling and so destroying the man.
WHEN they had finished tea, they tied up the clothes
in bundles; and Lucie's pocket-handkerchiefs were folded up inside her clean pinny, and fastened with a silver safety-pin.
and advised his majesty to have some new clothes
made from this splendid material, for the approaching procession.
Be off with you, and the men shall get you a good strong waggon with a body to it that will hold all your clothes
The consul tells me you suspected some one of taking your papers and your clothes
said she; 'you who have nothing to wear, no clothes
at all, and who cannot even dance--you want to go to the ball?
Besides, I considered that my clothes
and shoes would soon wear out, which already were in a declining condition, and must be supplied by some contrivance from the hides of YAHOOS, or other brutes; whereby the whole secret would be known.
Here are the clothes
, and Peter can leave them when next he comes this way.
Come, strip thy jacket off and I will show thee, for I tell thee I like thy clothes
Lor', sir, you wouldn't have 'em in short clothes
, poor little dears?
But you were born without clothes
," she observed, "and you don't seem to me to need them.