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It was a captain of the king's archers, armed from head to foot, with his sword in his hand.
He stood up on the bed wrapped from head to foot in a yellow satin coverlet, with a cap on his head, and his face and his moustaches tied up, his face because of the scratches, and his moustaches to keep them from drooping and falling down, in which trim he looked the most extraordinary scarecrow that could be conceived.
These two suits of flannel, each in one piece from head to foot, with a skirt or so hung on this easily-fitting waist, will keep the child warm without burdening her with belts, and gathers, and buckles, and bunches round the waist, and leave free the muscles that need plenty of room to work in.
The large, impressive room, one of the best in the house, the great state bed, as I almost felt it, the full, figured draperies, the long glasses in which, for the first time, I could see myself from head to foot, all struck me--like the extraordinary charm of my small charge--as so many things thrown in.
They were led away drenched with crimson from head to foot.
Tom was trembling from head to foot with excitement and a sense of the hopelessness of the situation.
It is reported that followers of Star Wars will not be allowed into the premiere of their latest film in costume because of the terrorist threat - because they could be carrying concealed weapons - yet we daily see people draped in black sheets from head to foot.
In this book, author Jill Lowe Brumwell shares the history of the remote British post and the stories of its people, which include "a French nobleman, a dwarf, a man without hair on his head or nails on his fingers and toes, and Hippolyte Brissette, who was tattooed from head to foot with strange figures.