Had the men been strangers, and therefore unable to exchange names, they would have silently exchanged ornaments
, had their missions been peaceful--otherwise they would have exchanged shots, or have fought out their introduction with some other of their various weapons.
A band of braided grasses about her brow held in place a few gaudy feathers from the parakeet, while other bits of grass were fashioned into imitations of arm and leg ornaments
The husband thought, if the ornaments
were not redeemed, he could make a good thing of it by taking them to London and selling them.
Abandoning the attempt to conceal, our architects drew upon their invention for means to ornament
the offensive shingles.
or are you imagining he would be too much flattered by seeing round your lovely throat an ornament
which his money purchased three years ago, before he knew there was such a throat in the world?
That china dog that ornaments
the bedroom of my furnished lodgings.
exclaimed Dorothea, an air of astonished discovery animating her whole person with a dramatic action which she had caught from that very Madame Poincon who wore the ornaments
There was not an ornament
, a weapon, or a garment among the lot.
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.
In transcribing his notes and fortifying their claim to attention by giving them something of an orderly arrangement, I have conscientiously refrained from embellishing them with such small ornaments
of diction as I may have felt myself able to bestow, which would not only have been impertinent, even if pleasing, but would have given me a somewhat closer relation to the work than I should care to have and to avow.
Which, like as in the first years of their childhood they make much and be fond and proud of such ornaments
, so when they be a little more grown in years and discretion, perceiving that none but children do wear such toys and trifles, they lay them away even of their own shamefastness, without any bidding of their parents, even as our children when they wax big, do caste away nuts, brooches and dolls.
If you will liberate them, and restore them to their proper forms, I will give you ten ornaments
to replace each one you lose.
They clothed her with heavenly garments: on her head they put a fine, well-wrought crown of gold, and in her pierced ears they hung ornaments
of orichalc and precious gold, and adorned her with golden necklaces over her soft neck and snow-white breasts, jewels which the gold- filleted Hours wear themselves whenever they go to their father's house to join the lovely dances of the gods.