At the same instant a stout woman, with painted cheeks and diamonds
in her ears, came running down the stairs, panting breathlessly: "To the rear
Clare was thinking of, as she stood, gorgeously dressed, on the verandah, on Sunday morning, clasping a diamond
bracelet on her slender wrist?
necklace, with pendants of inestimable value, were by this means also made more conspicuous.
He likewise presented me with four hundred and forty-four large pieces of gold (this nation delighting in even numbers), and a red diamond
, which I sold in England for eleven hundred pounds.
He had greasy ringlets, and an enormous diamond
blazed in the centre of a soiled shirt.
The big parade of all the thirty thousand men was held that afternoon, and Vixen and I had a good place close to the Viceroy and the Amir of Afghanistan, with high, big black hat of astrakhan wool and the great diamond
star in the center.
But poor Saphir was so unhappy, and begged so hard for forgiveness, that at last the Frog's anger gave way, and she held up to him a tiny diamond
In New York, for instance, the price had to be raised to $240, which lifted the telephone as high above the mass of the citizens as though it were a piano or a diamond
On the altar, and beneath the portrait, was the casket containing the diamond
A rich Englishman," continued the abbe, "who had been his companion in misfortune, but had been released from prison during the second restoration, was possessed of a diamond
of immense value; this jewel he bestowed on Dantes upon himself quitting the prison, as a mark of his gratitude for the kindness and brotherly care with which Dantes had nursed him in a severe illness he underwent during his confinement.
And as a proof of what I say she commanded me to show you this diamond
, which she thinks you know.
That is but right," said the unknown, after a long silence, "but as I have no more money, as you have seen, and as I yet must retain the apartments, you must either sell this diamond
in the city, or hold it in pledge.