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He must have met Kotuko the dog, and played or fought with him, for his shoulder-loop had caught in the plaited copper wire of Kotuko's collar, and had drawn tight, so that neither could get at the trace to gnaw it apart, but each was fastened sidelong to his neighbour's neck.
I rose next morning with a feeling of hopeful exhilaration, in spite of the disappointments already experienced; but I found the dressing of Mary Ann was no light matter, as her abundant hair was to be smeared with pomade, plaited in three long tails, and tied with bows of ribbon: a task my unaccustomed fingers found great difficulty in performing.
The upper skirt was tied so lightly back that it was impossible to take a long step, and the under one was so loaded with plaited frills that it "wobbled" no other word will express it ungracefully, both fore and aft.
But before doing so he approached the long, plaited wisp of pagan hair and gave it a powerful tug, to assure himself that it was fast and firm.
The bolas, or balls, are of two kinds: the simplest, which is chiefly used for catching ostriches, consists of two round stones, covered with leather, and united by a thin plaited thong, about eight feet long.
Her colorless face, with its double chin, looked out from under a round plaited cap, which made her look paler than she really was.
Swinging his scythe just as ever, and moving his feet in their big, plaited shoes with firm, little steps, he climbed slowly up the steep place, and though his breeches hanging out below his smock, and his whole frame trembled with effort, he did not miss one blade of grass or one mushroom on his way, and kept making jokes with the peasants and Levin.
She procured plain work; she plaited straw and by various means contrived to earn a pittance scarcely sufficient to support life.
The name refers to them being made originally by the community's spinsters, all sitting round a large pot of sizzling oil, chatting away as they merrily plaited their strips of dough.
The dough is based loosely on my recipe for Challah - a plaited loaf of Jewish origin and a particular favourite of mine.
For long hair, plait the ponytail and pin it round into a plaited bun.
Loop sections over and under the middle section of hair until you have plaited it as far as you can go.