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But all the Ambassadors of the next countries, which had been there before, and knew the fashions and manners of the Utopians, among whom they perceived no honour given to sumptuous and costly apparel, silks to be contemned, gold also to be infamed and reproachful, were wont to come thither in very homely and simple apparel.
He had received a good education, but, on succeeding early in life to a small independence, had become indisposed for any of the more homely pursuits in which his brothers were engaged, and had satisfied an active, cheerful mind and social temper by entering into the militia of his county, then embodied.
The kitchen/diner has a homely feel, perfect for cooking a family meal or curling up by the fireplace with a book.
Contract award notice: Furniture and furnishings for homely environments.
voiced her concern over last week's P5 headline which read: Homely girl making
HOMELY Winter Cottage Q Could you please tell me if my set of Royal Copenhagen Christmas Plates for the years 1986 to 2003 are worth anything?
Sarah and Michelle Perrin, from Salendine Nook, started their business Homely Abode two years ago after Sarah gave up her job teaching at Lindley Infant and Junior School.
HOMELY AMBIANCE Spacious rooms have been tastefully decorated giving a comforting homely ambiance.
Open shelving "The open shelving and painted panels combine to create a homely backdrop for the dining table and chairs.
He added: "It's a very homely and pleasant place to live and staff are very kind and considerate.
Welcoming Gruff Rhys to the event is a very special occasion in itself, but I think it's the high quality of the line-up and the homely feel to the festival that makes it so popular.
BOOK to stay before September 31, 2013 to save 15% at Waunifor Centre on a seven-night stay in one of its traditional and homely stone holiday cottages Waunifor offers quiet rural self catering holiday cottages in the Teifi Valley, Carmarthenshire, West Wales, and cottages sleep from two to 10 people.