On one occasion he took up the study of jewels
, and appeared at a costume ball as Anne de Joyeuse, Admiral of France, in a dress covered with five hundred and sixty pearls.
But when tempests rose, she hastened down below the stormy billows, to where all was calm and still, and with her sister Spirits waited till it should be fair again, listening sadly, meanwhile, to the cries of those whom the wild waves wrecked and cast into the angry sea, and who soon came floating down, pale and cold, to the Spirits' pleasant home; then they wept pitying tears above the lifeless forms, and laid them in quiet graves, where flowers bloomed, and jewels
sparkled in the sand.
she said, and flashed the jewel
before my eyes in a ray of sunlight that poured through the window.
It was not easy for us to credit the young man's continence, but she asserted it with such earnestness that it helped to console her distressed father, who thought nothing of what had been taken since the jewel
that once lost can never be recovered had been left to his daughter.
Though its radiance actually threw the shadow of the unbeliever at his own feet, as he turned his back upon the glorious jewel
, he would not be convinced that there was the least glimmer there.
Your ladyship does not generally take your jewels
with you into the country.
And Christians generally--surely there are women in heaven now who wore jewels
Mrs Merdle was at home, the best of the jewels
were hung out to be seen, Society got what it came for, Mr Merdle drank twopennyworth of tea in a corner and got more than he wanted.
The body of my wife, arrayed in her richest robes and decked with all her jewels
, was laid upon the bier.
Two days elapsed following the theft of the jewels
before Tarzan gave them a thought.
There were many people on these walks--men, women and children--all dressed in handsome garments of silk or satin or velvet, with beautiful jewels
I would rather have one barleycorn than all the jewels
in the world.