CLOTH


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CLOTHCommunity League of the Heights (New York City, NY)
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Yes, this cloth must be woven for me at once.' And he gave both the impostors much money, so that they might begin their work.
Under the pitch of the roof ran a ceiling cloth, which looked just as nice as a whitewashed ceiling.
"I will send my faithful old minister to the weavers," said the Emperor at last, after some deliberation, "he will be best able to see how the cloth looks; for he is a man of sense, and no one can be more suitable for his office than be is."
Every good Christian must desire there should be a devil for the punishment of such wretches."--"Harkee, landlord," said the serjeant, "don't abuse the cloth, for I won't take it."--"D--n the cloth!" answered the landlord, "I have suffered enough by them."--"Bear witness, gentlemen," says the serjeant, "he curses the king, and that's high treason."--"I curse the king!
It was covered with a lace cloth and draped with green wreaths.
no cloth put on, and I dare say the water was cold, too; boys are no good;" but Joe was a good boy, after all.
In this way the cloth is easily made to vary in strength and thickness, so as to suit the numerous purposes to which it is applied.
But when we least thought it was going to rain any more cianis from that quarter, we saw the reed suddenly appear with another cloth tied in a larger knot attached to it, and this at a time when, as on the former occasion, the bano was deserted and unoccupied.
She dropped her iron on the shirtwaist, clutched at the board, fumbled it, caved in at the knees and hips, and like a half-empty sack collapsed on the floor, her long shriek rising in the pent room to the acrid smell of scorching cloth. The women at the boards near to her scrambled, first, to the hot iron to save the cloth, and then to her, while the forewoman hurried belligerently down the aisle.
He would have covered the picture, but he stopped, holding the cloth in his hand, and, smiling blissfully, gazed a long while at the figure of John.
"I'll see you later," he added, and summoned de Beausset, who by that time had prepared the surprise, having placed something on the chairs and covered it with a cloth.
I have here my bales of cloth which I carry to Cahors--woe worth the day that ever I started on such an errand!