I lie here on this great immovable bed--it is nailed down, I believe--and follow that pattern
about by the hour.
The crimson cloth over the large dining-table is very threadbare, though it contrasts pleasantly enough with the dead hue of the plaster on the walls; but on this cloth there is a massive silver waiter with a decanter of water on it, of the same pattern
as two larger ones that are propped up on the sideboard with a coat of arms conspicuous in their centre.
through a narrow aperture in its front; and facing you, on entering, lay two long, perfectly straight, and well-polished trunks of the cocoanut tree, extending the full length of the dwelling; one of them placed closely against the rear, and the other lying parallel with it some two yards distant, the interval between them being spread with a multitude of gaily-worked mats, nearly all of a different pattern
I can assign, as a pretext, that I wish it remodelled on patterns
more in accordance with my own taste.
The dairymaids and men had flocked down from their cottages and out of the dairy-house with the arrival of the cows from the meads; the maids walking in patterns
, not on account of the weather, but to keep their shoes above the mulch of the barton.
I am looking forward to the time when we men shall have nothing to do but lie in bed till twelve, read two novels a day, have nice little five-o'clock teas all to ourselves, and tax our brains with nothing more trying than discussions upon the latest patterns
in trousers and arguments as to what Mr.
Here the snow was so pure that the tiny tracks of wood-animals had left on it intricate lace-like patterns
, and the bluish cones caught in its surface stood out like ornaments of bronze.
On whom even the fine arts, attending in powder and walking backward like the Lord Chamberlain, must array themselves in the milliners' and tailors' patterns
of past generations and be particularly careful not to be in earnest or to receive any impress from the moving age.
Brilliant cloths of many hues and strange patterns
formed the soft cushion covering of the dais upon which they reclined about her.
As for these keys, they were clever counterfeits of typical patterns
by two great safe-making firms.
One day Dan happened to mention that he thought of buying three or four silk dress patterns
The island of Zanzibar could be seen in its entire extent, marked out by its deeper color upon a vast planisphere; the fields had the appearance of patterns
of different colors, and thick clumps of green indicated the groves and thickets.