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Some vague figures approached through the gloom, swinging an old-fashioned tin lantern that freckled the ground with innumerable little spangles of light.
It's the new setting: of course it shows the stone beautifully, but it looks a little bare to old-fashioned eyes," Mrs.
He stands before her with one hand on a chair-back and the other in his old-fashioned waistcoat and shirt-frill, exactly as he has stood before her at any time since her marriage.
The old-fashioned ship-life had returned, now that we were no longer in sight of land.
In spite of this the old man inspired in all his visitors alike a feeling of respectful veneration- especially of an evening when he came in to tea in his old-fashioned coat and powdered wig and, aroused by anyone, told his abrupt stories of the past, or uttered yet more abrupt and scathing criticisms of the present.
A quiet little vicarage, with an ivy-clad porch, an old-fashioned garden, and--'
It is a pleasure," she said, with some approach to self-assertion, "which Bertha and I are rather too old-fashioned to enjoy.
With the ornaments on the walls and ceilings cleaned and brightened up, and with the heavy old-fashioned beds, chairs, and tables replaced by bright, pretty, and luxurious modern furniture, these two promised to be at once the most attractive and the most comfortable bedchambers in the hotel.
As the first part of "An Old-Fashioned Girl" was written in 1869, the demand for a sequel, in beseeching little letters that made refusal impossible, rendered it necessary to carry my heroine boldly forward some six or seven years into the future.
This fine talent is neglected nowadays, and considered old-fashioned, which is a sad mistake, and one that I don't mean to make in bringing up my girl.
With that he detached his watch--a tremendously heavy, old-fashioned one--from the chain, and handed it to me; then turned away, and walking across the room to a shelf of books, began an examination of their backs.
There are many books we read which we think of as very pretty, very quaint, very interesting--but old-fashioned.