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.
Who ever saw his old clothes
-- his old coat, actually worn out, resolved into its primitive elements, so that it was not a deed of charity to bestow it on some poor boy, by him perchance to be bestowed on some poorer still, or shall we say richer, who could do with less?
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.
your ladyship speaks of," she said, "were the clothes
of another woman.
Then he bought for the first two the fine clothes
and pearls and diamonds they had asked for: and on his way home, as he rode through a green copse, a hazel twig brushed against him, and almost pushed off his hat: so he broke it off and brought it away; and when he got home he gave it to his daughter.
When he came I was fast asleep, my clothes
fallen off on one side, and my shirt above my waist.
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.
As for the company of foxes assembled to dine with the strangers, they were most beautifully costumed, and their rich dresses made Dorothy's simple gown and Button-Bright's sailor suit and the shaggy man's shaggy clothes
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.
Look at the Lock-keeper in Plashwater Weir Mill Lock, in them same answering clothes
and with that same answering red neckhankercher, and see whether his clothes
happens to be bloody or not.
I have neither bread nor sauce, and no clothes
but one old coat.