They are no better than wooden horses to hang the clean clothes
Not only were the texture and pattern uncommonly beautiful, but the clothes
which were made of the stuff possessed this wonderful property that they were invisible to anyone who was not fit for his office, or who was unpardonably stupid.
"Now I've finished my ironing; I'm going to air some clothes
They gave out that they knew how to weave stuffs of the most beautiful colors and elaborate patterns, the clothes
manufactured from which should have the wonderful property of remaining invisible to everyone who was unfit for the office he held, or who was extraordinarily simple in character.
I want to take all our dirty clothes
to the river and wash them.
"Surely," she said, "your friend, the consul, has told you in his letter about the mark on the clothes
,' said the first; 'Pearls and diamonds,' cried the second.
I have already told the reader, that every night, when the family were gone to bed, it was my custom to strip, and cover myself with my clothes
. It happened, one morning early, that my master sent for me by the sorrel nag, who was his valet.
if I were Peter the fuller's wife I would teach him better than to give his clothes
to the first knave who asks for them.
"Nay, thou dost jest with me," said the Cobbler, "for my clothes
are coarse and patched, and thine are of fine stuff and very pretty."
"Lor', sir, they always have long clothes
, bless their little hearts."
He had refused to give up his shaggy clothes
for new ones, because if he did that he would no longer be the shaggy man, he said, and he might have to get acquainted with himself all over again.
I never see a filthy yard that I do not want to clean it, a paling off of a fence that I do not want to put it on, an unpainted or unwhitewashed house that I do not want to pain or whitewash it, or a button off one's clothes
, or a grease-spot on them or on a floor, that I do not want to call attention to it.
It's a Bargeman's suit of clothes
. You see, it had been sunk there by the man as wore it, and I got it up.'
the sexes will be robbed of one of the first and most thrilling motives of romance, the motive of As You Like It, the romance of wearing each other's clothes
. Alas, that every advance of reason should mean a corresponding retreat of romance!