The old man was still sitting in the ornamental
garden, like a fly impassive on the face of a loved one who is dead, tapping the last on which he was making the bast shoe, and two little girls, running out from the hot house carrying in their skirts plums they had plucked from the trees there, came upon Prince Andrew.
I now use them as ornamental
statuary in my garden.
With her near-sightedness, and those tremulous fingers of hers, at once inflexible and delicate, she could not be a seamstress; although her sampler, of fifty years gone by, exhibited some of the most recondite specimens of ornamental
At the end of the ornamental
water was the gray mass of the Horse Guards.
Travellers did not often carry full information on Christian art either in their heads or their pockets; and even the most brilliant English critic of the day mistook the flower-flushed tomb of the ascended Virgin for an ornamental
vase due to the painter's fancy.
Without their little leader they did not know what to do next, and each one, down to the trembling private of the army, began to fear he would soon be more ornamental
Fresh funeral wreaths continue to this day to be hung on the ornamental
bronze railings round the tomb by the Countess's own hand.
Rosalie knew all her charms, and thought them even greater than they were, and valued them more highly than she ought to have done, had they been three times as great; Matilda thought she was well enough, but cared little about the matter; still less did she care about the cultivation of her mind, and the acquisition of ornamental
But the proprietor appeared already to have relinquished as hopeless, the effort to perpetuate on this side of the Atlantic, in a hard soil, and amid the close struggle for subsistence, the native English taste for ornamental
Then my sister sealed them up in a piece of paper, and put them under some dried rose-leaves in an ornamental
tea-pot on the top of a press in the state parlour.
Jansenius selected a highly ornamental
one, and proposed to defray half the cost of its erection.
The fact that Barsoomian architecture is extremely ornate made the feat much simpler than I had anticipated, since I found ornamental
ledges and projections which fairly formed a perfect ladder for me all the way to the eaves of the building.