They wear gay coronets
of plumes, particularly those of the swan; but the feathers of the black eagle are considered the most worthy, being a sacred bird among the Indian warriors.
The lowest estimate would put the worth of the coronet
at double the sum which I have asked.
Though (in one sense) he wears another man's wig and claims another man's ear, he has not stolen another man's coronet
All the more did the affairs of the great world interest her, when communicated in the letters of high-born relations: the way in which fascinating younger sons had gone to the dogs by marrying their mistresses; the fine old-blooded idiocy of young Lord Tapir, and the furious gouty humors of old Lord Megatherium; the exact crossing of genealogies which had brought a coronet
into a new branch and widened the relations of scandal,--these were topics of which she retained details with the utmost accuracy, and reproduced them in an excellent pickle of epigrams, which she herself enjoyed the more because she believed as unquestionably in birth and no-birth as she did in game and vermin.
In the chariot rode Ozma and Dorothy, the former in splendid raiment and wearing her royal coronet
, while the little Kansas girl wore around her waist the Magic Belt she had once captured from the Nome King.
The buckles of her shoes were set with pearls, too, and more of these priceless gems were on a lovely coronet
which she wore upon her forehead.
But whereas he bestowed scarcely a second's consideration upon the broad sheet of white paper with the small coronet
and the faint perfume of violets, the second letter apparently caused him some annoyance.
We are not too well loved by the Gascons now, and it is but the golden link of your princely coronet
which holds us together.
Cordelia was a regal brunette with a coronet
of midnight hair and duskly flashing eyes.
Dorothy was presented with a pretty coronet
and made a Princess of Oz, and Tiktok received two bracelets set with eight rows of very clear and sparkling emeralds.
There was a grace, which no austerity could diminish, about every movement of her lissome, slender form; her quiet brow, the delicate grave outlines of her face, and her clearly cut features indicated noble birth; her expression was gentle and proud; her thick hair had been simply braided, the coronet
of plaits about her head served, all unknown to her, as an adornment.
It is a gem of the first water which Concord wears in her coronet
Are there no charms in the thoughts of having a coronet
on your coach?
The next day, the great Southdown female family carriage, with the Earl's coronet
and the lozenge (upon which the three lambs trottant argent upon the field vert of the Southdowns, were quartered with sable on a bend or, three snuff-mulls gules, the cognizance of the house of Binkie), drove up in state to Miss Crawley's door, and the tall serious footman handed in to Mr.
It was before him, served with almost incredible despatch - a small cobwebbed bottle and a glass of quaint shape, on which were beautifully emblazoned a coronet