One of the linen
chests was open; the silver teapot was unwrapped from its many folds of paper, and the best china was laid out on the top of the closed linen
-chest; spoons and skewers and ladles were spread in rows on the shelves; and the poor woman was shaking her head and weeping, with a bitter tension of the mouth, over the mark, "Elizabeth Dodson," on the corner of some tablecloths she held in her lap.
cambric = a fine white linen
, originally from Cambray in Flanders}
It's good, quite good, thank you," said the Frenchman, in French, "but there must be some linen
The hand of Providence brought me in my drifting to the very doors of the British Linen
On the table stood medicine bottles and decanters tidily arranged, and the linen
needed was folded up there, and Kitty's broderie anglaise.
On this he gave his orders to the servants, who got the waggon out, harnessed the mules, and put them to, while the girl brought the clothes down from the linen
room and placed them on the waggon.
And now I found myself in great distress; what little I had in the world was all in money, except as before, a little plate, some linen
, and my clothes; as for my household stuff, I had little or none, for I had lived always in lodgings; but I had not one friend in the world with whom to trust that little I had, or to direct me how to dispose of it, and this perplexed me night and day.
Their yearly clothing consisted of two coarse linen
shirts, one pair of linen
trousers, like the shirts, one jacket, one pair of trousers for winter, made of coarse negro cloth, one pair of stockings, and one pair of shoes; the whole of which could not have cost more than seven dollars.
The cool guests on the verandas needed clean linen
She made ruffled chemises of sheer linen
, with her own fine edgings and French embroidery on breast and shoulders; linen
hand-made combination undersuits; and nightgowns, fairy and cobwebby, embroidered, trimmed with Irish lace.
If the search leads to nothing, I want to be able to account next for all the linen
in the house, and for all the linen
sent to the wash.
said Mr Brass smiling fondly at the wall, 'his linen
which was always of a particular colour, for such was his whim and fancy--how plain I see his linen
He set out at once, the man with whom he had made the bet--whose name is not remembered--accompanied by Barham Wise, a linen
draper, and Hamerson Burns, a photographer, I think, following in a light cart or wagon.
He's going to make a break for it," he added, as the stranger, throwing his linen
coat over his head, suddenly started into an Indian trot through the pelting sunbeams toward them.
In the morning the witch gave the girl two pieces of linen
to weave before night, and the boy a pile of wood to cut into chips.