The color is hideous enough, and unreliable enough, and infuriating enough, but the pattern is torturing.
The outside pattern is a florid arabesque, reminding one of a fungus.
The outside pattern I mean, and the woman behind it is as plain as can be.
But I know she was studying that pattern, and I am determined that nobody shall find it out but myself!
They get through, and then the pattern strangles them off and turns them upside down, and makes their eyes white!
If only that top pattern could be gotten off from the under one
As soon as it was moonlight and that poor thing began to crawl and shake the pattern, I got up and ran to help her.
And then when the sun came and that awful pattern began to laugh at me, I declared I would finish it to-day!
I suppose I shall have to get back behind the pattern when it comes night, and that is hard!
One of those sprawling flamboyant patterns committing every artistic sin.
Lebrun packed up his paints and brushes, Percerin put back the dresses into the closet, Aramis put his hand on his pocket to assure himself the patterns
were secure, - and they all left the study.
And the pattern as I chose myself, and bleached so beautiful, and I marked 'em so as nobody ever saw such marking,--they must cut the cloth to get it out, for it's a particular stitch.
Yes, I sent Luke directly they'd put the bailies in, and your aunt Pullet's been--and, oh dear, oh dear, she cries so and says your father's disgraced my family and made it the talk o' the country; and she'll buy the spotted cloths for herself, because she's never had so many as she wanted o' that pattern, and they sha'n't go to strangers, but she's got more checks a'ready nor she can do with.
I can assign, as a pretext, that I wish it remodelled on patterns
more in accordance with my own taste.