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That stately form, combining the leader and the saint, so gray, so dimly seen, in such an ancient garb, could only belong to some old champion of the righteous cause, whom the oppressor's drum had summoned from his grave.
It was exactly and minutely the shape, the garb, and the face which the towns-people had so recently thronged to see and admire.
His garb of woe suggested that he had lost in one catastrophe every relation he had in the world, even to cousins by marriage twice removed.
The robe was a white one with a white veil,--the garb of a novice of the Hôtel-Dien.
Then up rose Robin and took his stout staff in his hand, likewise, and slipped ten golden angels into his pouch; for no beggar's garb was among the stores of the band, so he was fain to run his chance of meeting a beggar and buying his clothes of him.
Entirely outfitted I would not have known myself, so strange was my garb and my armament.
The youth was not clad in monastic garb, but in lay attire, though his jerkin, cloak and hose were all of a sombre hue, as befitted one who dwelt in sacred precincts.
People no longer trudged along barefoot, wearing a pilgrim's garb.
Skinner was not in the garb usually affected by men of the world who are invited to dine out.
Loosely attired, in the coarsest and roughest garb, with scraps of straw and hay--his usual bed-- clinging here and there, and mingling with his uncombed locks, he had fallen asleep in a posture as careless as his dress.
Wives, again, put on weeds for their husbands, as if, so far from grieving in the garb of sorrow, they had made up their minds to render it as becoming and attractive as possible.
The two cavalcades of white and red men, therefore, pushed on together, and presented a wild and picturesque spectacle, as, equipped with various weapons and in various garbs, with trains of pack-horses, they wound in long lines through the rugged defiles, and up and down the crags and steeps of the mountain.