I told you they dressed me up, but I didn't tell you that they powdered and squeezed and frizzled, and made me look like a fashion
He did not drag his daughters into the mixed society of that period; he did not press upon them the company of those he most frequented, and whose accepted position in that little world of fashion
was considered equal to their own.
Also I was in his secrets, and with me he had killed his brother Chaka and his brother Umhlangana, and it was I who held him back from the slaying of his brother Panda also; and, therefore, he hated me, as is the fashion
of small-hearted men with those who have lifted them up.
A veil of silk, interwoven with gold, was attached to the upper part of it, which could be, at the wearer's pleasure, either drawn over the face and bosom after the Spanish fashion
, or disposed as a sort of drapery round the shoulders.
The furniture, covered with tapestry, the woodwork, painted and varnished, and remarkable for the twisted forms so much the fashion
in the last century, bore scenes from the fables of La Fontaine on the chair-backs; some of this tapestry had been mended.
I do not, as you know, take sufficient interest in dress to be able to describe the new fashions
D'Artagnan was not so dull as not to perceive that he was one too many; but he was not sufficiently broken into the fashions
of the gay world to know how to extricate himself gallantly from a false position, like that of a man who begins to mingle with people he is scarcely acquainted with and in a conversation that does not concern him.
Andrea, on whose arm hung one of the most consummate dandies of the opera, was explaining to him rather cleverly, since he was obliged to be bold to appear at ease, his future projects, and the new luxuries he meant to introduce to Parisian fashions
with his hundred and seventy-five thousand livres per annum.
There is the limbo of departed fashions
, aged trifles.
of the day were rapidly running into the attainment of accomplishments among the young of her own sex, and the piano forte was already sending forth its sonorous harmony from one end of the Union to the other, while the glittering usefulness of the tambour-frame was discarded for the pallet and brush.
Granted; but that is about to change, and we shall be ridiculous, even for Blois; for close to us will be seen the fashions
from Paris, and they will perceive that we are in the fashion
I," said Short-Rations, "I know all the fashions
Of tightening a belt
Miss Thorpe, however, being four years older than Miss Morland, and at least four years better informed, had a very decided advantage in discussing such points; she could compare the balls of Bath with those of Tunbridge, its fashions
with the fashions
of London; could rectify the opinions of her new friend in many articles of tasteful attire; could discover a flirtation between any gentleman and lady who only smiled on each other; and point out a quiz through the thickness of a crowd.
Hazlitt's translation, Montaigne's account of his journey into Italy, and am struck with nothing more agreeably than the self- respecting fashions
of the time.
Girl" is not intended as a perfect model, but as a possible improvement upon [Page] the Girl of the Period, who seems sorrowfully ignorant or ashamed of the good old fashions
which make woman truly beautiful and honored, and, through her, render home what it should be,-a happy place, where parents and children, brothers and sisters, learn to love and know and help one another.