So whilst me and Jim filed away at the pens on a brickbat apiece, Jim a-making his'n out of the brass and I making mine out of the spoon, Tom set to work to think out the coat
The battered silver cans and tankards, I suppose, and silver buckles, and broken spoons, and silver buttons of worn-out coats
, and silver hilts of swords that had figured at court,- all such curious old articles were doubtless thrown into the melting-pot together.
Jane Porter closed her eyes as Clayton reached beneath the coat
Hardly had Nikita driven out of the yard and turned the horse's head to the house, before Vasili Andreevich emerged from the high porch in front of the house with a cigarette in his mouth and wearing a cloth-covered sheep-skin coat
tightly girdled low at his waist, and stepped onto the hard-trodden snow which squeaked under the leather soles of his felt boots, and stopped.
Dare you to wear your brother's coat
without the crescent which should stamp you as his cadet.
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?
The other frail creature seemed dumb and only hopped about with the edge of its soldier coat
touching the ground.
Putting on his old coat
, full of darns and patches, he ran out of the house without another word.
On the previous night three Sabbath newspapers, distributed beneath his coat
, about his ankles and over his lap, had failed to repulse the cold as he slept on his bench near the spurting fountain in the ancient square.
And to be sure, as soon as he had taken off the great-coat
, he showed forth mighty fine for the round-house of a merchant brig: having a hat with feathers, a red waistcoat, breeches of black plush, and a blue coat
with silver buttons and handsome silver lace; costly clothes, though somewhat spoiled with the fog and being slept in.
So while Monsieur Isidor with bodily fingers was holding on to his master's nose, and shaving the lower part of Jos's face, his imagination was rambling along the Green Avenue, dressed out in a frogged coat
and lace, and in company with Mademoiselle Reine; he was loitering in spirit on the banks, and examining the barges sailing slowly under the cool shadows of the trees by the canal, or refreshing himself with a mug of Faro at the bench of a beer-house on the road to Laeken.
was wide-skirted; and in that respect like THE coat
, but, oh how different
And soon afterwards, divesting himself only of his shoes and coat
, laid himself down.
Here you are, sir,' shouted a strange specimen of the human race, in a sackcloth coat
, and apron of the same, who, with a brass label and number round his neck, looked as if he were catalogued in some collection of rarities.
At length they arrived, drenched with the rain and presenting a most miserable appearance, notwithstanding that Short had sheltered the child as well as he could under the skirts of his own coat
, and they were nearly breathless from the haste they had made.