Her long braids are looped
one on the other so that they make a black letter U behind, and they are tied with grand bows at the top
These descendants of the sect of Zoroaster--the most thrifty, civilised, intelligent, and austere of the East Indians, among whom are counted the richest native merchants of Bombay--were celebrating a sort of religious carnival, with processions and shows, in the midst of which Indian dancing-girls, clothed in rose-coloured gauze, looped
up with gold and silver, danced airily, but with perfect modesty, to the sound of viols and the clanging of tambourines.
I pushed out of the brake after him, and was astonished to find him swinging cheerfully by one lank arm from a rope of creeper that looped
down from the foliage overhead.
Yes, I perceived that a corner of the curtain in your window had been looped
up and fastened to the cornice as I had suggested should be done; and it seemed to me that your dear face was glimmering at the window, and that you were looking at me from out of the darkness of your room, and that you were thinking of me.
s great coils, fingering the flaked and broken old skin that lay all looped
and twisted among the rocks just as Kaa had left it.
The voice uttering these words was the voice of Therese and I looked at her from a bed draped heavily in brown silk curtains fantastically looped
up from ceiling to floor.