fell into the possession of Tippoo, Sultan of Seringapatam, who caused it to be placed as an ornament in the handle of a dagger, and who commanded it to be kept among the choicest treasures of his armoury.
He told me he was bound to make his fortune somehow, or try to; so he might as well have a fling for the diamonds.
Also if by chance we should reach this place, and find diamonds, they shall belong to you and Good equally.
You don't suppose that all the diamonds which go to Court belong to the wearers; like those beautiful stones which Lady Jane has, and which are much handsomer than any which I have, I am certain.
The diamonds, which had created Rawdon's admiration, never went back to Mr.
And that diamond," cried Caderousse, almost breathless with eager admiration, "you say, is worth fifty thousand francs?
My first business will be to dispose of this diamond.
You shall have your share of the fun, never fear, and a purple diamond all to yourself--if we're lucky.
If Rosenthall turns in drunk, it's a purple diamond apiece.
On the day after the morrow, by eleven o'clock, the two diamond studs were finished, and they were so completely imitated, so perfectly alike, that Buckingham could not tell the new ones from the old ones, and experts in such matters would have been deceived as he was.
There, said he, drawing from the casket a large bow of blue ribbon all sparkling with diamonds, "there are the precious studs which I have taken an oath should be buried with me.
I began by picking up all the largest diamonds I could find and storing them carefully in the leathern wallet which had held my provisions; this I tied securely to my belt.
Before we left I exchanged one of my diamonds for much goodly merchandise by which I profited greatly on our homeward way.
Emily turned toward the window, so as to let the light fall on the diamonds.
Ten thousand pounds' worth of diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and what not--at the mercy of the first robber who happens to hear of them.