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a black garment reaching down to the ankles

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You may look at their cassocks close by,'' said Wamba, ``and see whether they be thy children's coats or no for they are as like thine own, as one green pea-cod is to another.
And he threw back the folds of his cassock and smiled as he looked at his thin legs in their underclothing.
Then he dropped the folds of the cassock again and began reading the prayers, making the sign of the cross and prostrating himself.
A sheepskin coat and a cassock hung on nails by the door.
He hastily wrapped the stump in the skirt of his cassock, and pressing it to his hip went back into the room, and standing in front of the woman, lowered his eyes and asked in a low voice:
She looked down and saw that blood was flowing from his hand and down his cassock.
he is a bully and so am I; his cassock is a burden to him and I imagine I have had enough of mine; in fact, there is so much resemblance between us that I sometimes believe he is Aramis and I am the coadjutor.
He rose, and throwing off the black cassock and hat which had formed his disguise, he packed them away in a hand-bag.
Each one of them selected from the new-comers on the platform, a black, gray, white, or violet cassock as his target.
Josiah Graves thereupon resigned all his offices, and that very evening sent to the church for his cassock and surplice.
There could be no doubt - the shining baldrick, the red cassock - it was a musketeer.
In her snug room, with lamps burning before the icon stand, a young lad with a long nose and long hair, wearing a monk's cassock, sat on the sofa beside her, behind a samovar.
Valentin's black brows had come together somewhat crossly, as they did on principle at the sight of the cassock.
The women were easily made sensible of the meaning of the thing, and were very well satisfied with it, as, indeed, they had reason to be: so they failed not to attend all together at my apartment next morning, where I brought out my clergyman; and though he had not on a minister's gown, after the manner of England, or the habit of a priest, after the manner of France, yet having a black vest something like a cassock, with a sash round it, he did not look very unlike a minister; and as for his language, I was his interpreter.
I shake my head as I see not older priests, but newly ordained insisting on wearing cassocks, berretas, even maniples, being called only by their last name, wearing pre-Vatican II vestments, etc.