adornment


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The other adornment was the portrait of old Colonel Pyncheon, at two thirds length, representing the stern features of a Puritanic-looking personage, in a skull-cap, with a laced band and a grizzly beard; holding a Bible with one hand, and in the other uplifting an iron sword-hilt.
With some suitable adornments from my own fancy, it ran pretty much as follows.
In the porch she found a crowd of little girls, all more or less gaily attired in whites and blues and pinks, and all staring with curious eyes at this stranger in their midst, with her extraordinary head adornment. Avonlea little girls had already heard queer stories about Anne.
heathenish adornment, and so walk the streets as brave as ever"
She craved those adornments of person which she saw every day on the street, conceiving them to be allies of vast importance to women.
Her bridal adornments, it is true, at first caused some little dismay, having painted and anointed herself for the occasion according to the Chinook toilet; by dint, however, of copious ablutions, she was freed from all adventitious tint and fragrance, and entered into the nuptial state, the cleanest princess that had ever been known, of the somewhat unctuous tribe of the Chinooks.
Now, on the contrary, she was perforce decked out in a way so inconsistent with her age and her figure, that her one anxiety was to contrive that the contrast between these adornments and her own exterior should not be too appalling.
The town spoke in her well-cut gown and a few simple adornments, but the dryad still moved inside.
And now, they were hers, but the tresses that should have adorned the coveted adornments were gone.
McHenry County College will host a student group art exhibition titled ADORNMENT at the Satellite Gallery in the Old Courthouse Arts Center, 101 N.
The PHA has made such a plan that adornment of Murree Road shall be carried out within minimum expenditures from national kitty .
Second, there is a proper adornment for women who worship God and an improper adornment.