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said their mother, trying to save the frock, but with tears in her eyes, smiling a blissful, rapturous smile.
I rolled up the sleeve of my frock, and squeezed the moisture it contained into my parched mouth.
Sometimes he would be seen by those on sweeping duty coming in next morning still dressed, and they would wink gravely to one another while he went into his office and changed into a frock coat.
And when they came back into the kitchen, there lay Ashputtel among the ashes; for she had slipped down on the other side of the tree, and carried her beautiful clothes back to the bird at the hazel-tree, and then put on her little grey frock.
Clerk me no Clerks,'' replied the transformed priest; ``by Saint George and the Dragon, I am no longer a shaveling than while my frock is on my back When I am cased in my green cassock, I will drink, swear, and woo a lass, with any blithe forester in the West Riding.
Poyser drove at no more than a walking pace, that there might be as little risk of jolting as possible on this warm day, and there was time to exchange greetings and remarks with the foot-passengers who were going the same way, specking the paths between the green meadows and the golden cornfields with bits of movable bright colour--a scarlet waistcoat to match the poppies that nodded a little too thickly among the corn, or a dark-blue neckerchief with ends flaunting across a brand-new white smock- frock.
Besides, you have white in your frock, and only witches and sorceresses wear white.
In addition to the distinction of a white frock, every woman and girl carried in her right hand a peeled willow wand, and in her left a bunch of white flowers.
They were donated in December to hire out but now the party season is over, frocks will be sold in aid of Age Concern and Help the Aged.
She left her long frocks at home and opted for a futuristic, silver, oneshoulder mini.
Fourteen weeks of Strictly meant twice as many gorgeous frocks as I got to wear different ones on the Sunday result shows.