A tide of waifs, strays, and malcontents of old camps along the river began to set towards Devil's Ford, in very much the same fashion
as the debris, drift, and alluvium had been carried down in bygone days and cast upon its banks.
A party of leaden dragoons were galloping along one of the shelves, in equipments and uniform of modern cut; and there were some sugar figures, with no strong resemblance to the humanity of any epoch, but less unsatisfactorily representing our own fashions
than those of a hundred years ago.
Of course it is," said he; "to my mind, fashion
is one of the wickedest things in the world.
Tom surrendered, and after that clothed himself in the local fashion
Nada is but a woman, and, after the fashion
of us women, takes all that she can gather.
Indeed, if I were ever to get married, I am at a loss to know which way I should choose,--George Muncaster's way or the old merry fashion
, with the rice and the old shoes and the orange-blossom.
Nevertheless, spite of this imperial objurgation, the short cloaks continued in fashion
down to the time of which we treat, and particularly among the princes of the House of Anjou.
Hurst, who had married a man of more fashion
than fortune, less disposed to consider his house as her home when it suited her.
This was the good old fashion
of fireplaces when there was wood enough in the forests to keep people warm without their digging into the bowels of the earth for coal.
The jealousies and heart-burnings thus occasioned among these so-styled children of nature are equally intense with those of the rival leaders of style and fashion
in the luxurious abodes of civilized life.
Accordingly, for the last three years-- ever since he had superintended the building of the new barn--Adam had always been made welcome at the Hall Farm, especially of a winter evening, when the whole family, in patriarchal fashion
, master and mistress, children and servants, were assembled in that glorious kitchen, at well-graduated distances from the blazing fire.
Yes, we shall be always beautiful because nature has made us passable; but we shall be ridiculous, because the fashion
will have forgotten us.