Cobb solemnly, as he remounted his perch; and as the stage rumbled down the village street between the green maples, those who looked from their windows saw a little brown elf in buff calico
sitting primly on the back seat holding a great bouquet tightly in one hand and a pink parasol in the other.
Joseph, you calico
beastie, don't you dare jump on my lap.
The world of tape measures and calico
counters seemed so far away; the interior of his quondam lodgings in a by-street of Islington, so unfamiliar and impossible.
Then, you good fella along me, I give you three fathom calico
, one fella knife big fella too much.
m that fella boy five fathom calico
, two ten sticks tobacco.
Besides, pockets were impossible, for his only wearing apparel consisted of a piece of calico
several inches wide.
Somehow, she felt more contented with her brown calico
gown and blue-checked pinafore; envy changed to compassion; and if she had dared she would have gone and hugged her afflicted guest.
But Miss Cornelia, who made her calls in calico
wrappers, shook her head.
lay on the table; shirts, apparently, had been cut out and begun, several pairs of gussets were finished, and a work-basket, scissors, needles and thread, and all a needle-woman's requirements lay beside them.
She says she caught yer dead to rights, huggin' a bunch o' calico
in de hot-house.
It is not often of much use, but still - He only half expected to find anything useful, but certainly he did not expect to find - not under the collar at all, but stitched carefully on the under side of the lapel - a square piece of calico
with an address written on it in marking ink.
But now that he was enveloped in the old calico
robes which had grown yellow in the same service, he was badged and ticketed, and fell into his place at once--a parish child--the orphan of a workhouse--the humble, half-starved drudge--to be cuffed and buffeted through the world--despised by all, and pitied by none.