The landlord took up the ornaments
and pushed out his lips in a meditative manner.
Richard had originally a cunning expedient, by which the chimneys were intended to be so low, and so situated, as to resemble ornaments
on the balustrades; but comfort required that the chimneys should rise with the roof, in order that the smoke might bc carried off, and they thus became four extremely conspicuous objects in the view.
Their arms and necks were encircled by many ornaments
of metal--silver predominating--and on their tunics were sewn the heads of tiny reptiles in odd and rather artistic designs.
It was during this dance that the ape-man first noticed that some of the men and many of the women wore ornaments
of gold--principally anklets and armlets of great weight, apparently beaten out of the solid metal.
In addition to their ornaments
of bead and shell and bone, their pierced ears and nostrils were burdened with safety-pins, wire nails, metal hair-pins, rusty iron handles of cooking utensils, and the patent keys for opening corned beef tins.
Books and ornaments
were scattered about in profusion, and the shaggy man thought he had never seen so many pretty things in one place before.
He wore no crown of any sort, and his only ornament
was a broad, jewel-studded belt that encircled his fat little body.
With the point of his cutlass Snider scraped the dirt and verdigris from the face of the larger ornament
Not that all architectural ornament
is to be neglected even in the rudest periods; but let our houses first be lined with beauty, where they come in contact with our lives, like the tenement of the shellfish, and not overlaid with it.
Yes; then something better, something still grander, will surely follow, or wherefore should they thus ornament
The Diamond 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.
With the exception of their ornaments
all were naked.
A distant village of blacks had furnished her with a mantle of fur and feathers, with copper ornaments
, and weapons, for Korak would not permit her to go unarmed, or unversed in the use of the weapons he stole for her.
Finally an old fellow with many ornaments
of metal about his arms and legs, and a necklace of dried human hands depending upon his chest, entered the hut.
The "old blue" that we hang about our walls as ornaments
were the common every-day household utensils of a few centuries ago; and the pink shepherds and the yellow shepherdesses that we hand round now for all our friends to gush over, and pretend they understand, were the unvalued mantel-ornaments
that the mother of the eighteenth century would have given the baby to suck when he cried.