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105) At his 1747 execution, the highwayman Henry Simms ("Gentleman Harry"), "was cleanly dress'd in a White Fustian Frock, White Stockings, and White Drawers; and just as he got into the Cart at Newgate, threw off his Shoes;" William Hawke, another noted highwayman, also "kicked off his shoes with great violence.
Fustian is a thick, twilled, short-napped cotton cloth comparable to denim, dungaree, and khaki, usually dyed an olive, leaden grey, or other dark color; considered a working-class fabric in the nineteenth century (The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, 2 vols.
Glory] had dreamed of a real home for herself and the babies, and the fiance a home very different from this good and blessed and fustian and oppressive tabernacle of Boughton probity and kind intent.
Is supper ready, the house trimmed, rushes strewed, cobwebs swept, the servingmen in their new fustian, the white stockings, and every officer his wedding garment on?
Several centuries ago jean was an adjective describing a kind of fustian (a heavy cotton and linen cloth).
In the first three chapters of the book, Freedgood identifies a single object in a novel that then becomes the basis for a study to trace the socio-historical significance of the object: mahogany furniture in Jane Eyre (1847), checked fustian (calico) curtains in Mary Barton (1848), and negro head tobacco in Great Expectations (1860).
John Clute will be well known to readers of this journal: critic, occasional novelist, self-confessed autodidact enamored of the fustian, Clute has essayed the zigzag trail of the literature of the fantastic for over forty years.
Europe had developed since the twelfth century a dynamic fustian (mixed linen and cotton) industry in Central and North Italy and parts of Spain, and later in the thirteenth century in Southern Germany and Switzerland.
employing the cliches and fustian of the "crime and horror" story', and stated that '[t]here is much in the document itself to indicate that it is the product of a mind whose world is unreal and whose responses to a situation are histrionic and dramatic and not those of sensible behaviour.
And squabble, swagger swear, and discourse fustian with one's own shadow
This astonishing fustian apparently responds to my comment on the "perilous aesthetics" of imagism, and if imagism has such an effect on Peter Riley, it should be reserved for adults, with post-trauma debrief mandatory.
In 2007 your status is decided by your label':The name denim is thought to come from the French "serge de Nimes", a hard-wearing sturdy fabric ideal for heavy labour while the word "jeans" comes from "Genoese" - the name for Italian sailors from Genoa who wore outfits made from a blue linen blend called fustian.