Then throwing open his cloak, so as to expose his uniform
and the cross of St.
At the sight of this slaughter and devastation I became terrified, not for myself -- for I, a simple Corsican fisherman, had nothing to fear; on the contrary, that time was most favorable for us smugglers -- but for my brother, a soldier of the empire, returning from the army of the Loire, with his uniform
and his epaulets, there was everything to apprehend.
Well, after having torn off the silver lace from the uniforms
of his Swiss, because lace is too expensive, he will dismount the musketeers, because the oats and hay of a horse cost five sols a day.
There were no uniforms
, as Madame de Bellegarde's door was inexorably closed against the myrmidons of the upstart power which then ruled the fortunes of France, and the great company of smiling and chattering faces was not graced by any very frequent suggestions of harmonious beauty.
It wouldn't have done for her to appear in sight of French frontier posts in the company of Carlist uniforms
It was a sweet, simple country spot, but I was surprised to observe that by the gate there stood two soldierly men in dark uniforms
who leaned upon their short rifles and glanced keenly at us as we passed.
But the alien colour culminated in the fact that, besides the butler, the Admiral's only servants were two negroes, somewhat quaintly clad in tight uniforms
Before the gates were three young girls, dressed in handsome red uniforms
trimmed with gold braid; and as Dorothy approached, one of them said to her:
There is an English garrison at Gibraltar of 6,000 or 7,000 men, and so uniforms
of flaming red are plenty; and red and blue, and undress costumes of snowy white, and also the queer uniform
of the bare-kneed Highlander; and one sees soft-eyed Spanish girls from San Roque, and veiled Moorish beauties (I suppose they are beauties) from Tarifa, and turbaned, sashed, and trousered Moorish merchants from Fez, and long- robed, bare-legged, ragged Muhammadan vagabonds from Tetuan and Tangier, some brown, some yellow and some as black as virgin ink--and Jews from all around, in gabardine, skullcap, and slippers, just as they are in pictures and theaters, and just as they were three thousand years ago, no doubt.
added Joe; "but then, if they had uniforms
they'd be just like the fighters of all the rest of the world
He sauntered along, staring at the people; there seemed an elegance about the most ordinary, workmen with their broad red sashes and their wide trousers, little soldiers in dingy, charming uniforms
A small boy, a child, would naturally realize no danger; he would shove his way through the crowds to see the shine and glitter of the uniforms
, and especially the great man of whom everyone was speaking, for at that time all the world had been talking of no one but this man for some years past.