She opened her fan, a fine old painted fan of the last century, and looked at the picture, which represented a fete champetre--a lady with a guitar, singing, and a group of dancers round a garlanded
And still, as we went through the pretty rooms, out at the little rustic verandah doors, and underneath the tiny wooden colonnades garlanded
with woodbine, jasmine, and honey-suckle, I saw in the papering on the walls, in the colours of the furniture, in the arrangement of all the pretty objects, MY little tastes and fancies, MY little methods and inventions which they used to laugh at while they praised them, my odd ways everywhere.
Then there was the audience itself, bare-shouldered, tufted and garlanded
in the stalls, decorous but festal in the balconies, and frankly fit for daylight and street life in the galleries.
The latter, however, were supplied before Anne reached the main road, for being confronted halfway down the lane with a golden frenzy of wind-stirred buttercups and a glory of wild roses, Anne promptly and liberally garlanded
her hat with a heavy wreath of them.
She looked out across the waves that were beginning to be garlanded
with blossoms of moonlit foam, and her eyes filled with shadows.