Her mourning dress, worn with the modest grace and neatness which no misfortune could take from her, was suited to her altered station; her black gown was made of stuff; her black shawl and bonnet
were of the plainest and cheapest kind.
Why, sir," exclaimed the box-keeper, stopping the pleasant nodding of the black feathers in her dingy bonnet
, "I assure you no one has ever doubted that
I am glad I bought my bonnet
, if it is only for the fun of having another bandbox
Poyser, however, though she noticed the bonnet
, deferred remarking on it until she had disburdened herself of her surprise at Mr.
This was a woman, too, and, moreover, an old woman, and as fat and as rubicund as Madame Pelet was meagre and yellow; her attire was likewise very fine, and spring flowers of different hues circled in a bright wreath the crown of her violet-coloured velvet bonnet
Through all the flimsy things we see at once As easily as through a Naples bonnet
- Trash of all trash
When I was a maid, so long as I had a pretty bonnet
the devil might ha' found me in heels.
Selfridge Merry would be there with the same towering ostrich feathers in her bonnet
, and Mrs.
Me," said the boy, "and Emma," patting the limp bonnet
of the child he was nursing.
A good way of enraging her was to say that her last year's bonnet
would do for this year without alteration, or that it would defy the face of clay to count the number of her shawls.
The instant it was over Polly rushed away and bought not only the kids but a bonnet
frame, a bit of illusion, and a pink crape rose, which had tempted her for weeks in a certain shop window, then home and to work with all the skill and speed of a distracted milliner.
cried Miss Knag, regarding herself with great favour in the glass as she tied her bonnet
The messenger of Fortune had only executed a few unimportant commissions, such as saving a new bonnet
from a shower of rain, etc.
The bride was dressed in a brown silk pelisse (as Captain Dobbin has since informed me), and wore a straw bonnet
with a pink ribbon; over the bonnet
she had a veil of white Chantilly lace, a gift from Mr.
The evening come, she put on her bonnet
and shawl, and went quietly out: having her reasons for hovering in a furtive way about the station by which a passenger would arrive from Yorkshire, and for preferring to peep into it round pillars and corners, and out of ladies' waiting-room windows, to appearing in its precincts openly.