People began by laughing and making fun of this specter dressed
like a man of fashion or an undertaker; but the ghost legend soon swelled to enormous proportions among the corps de ballet.
"That, then, is as much as to refuse, because the dress
is wanted for the
It was not the dress
, but the face and whole figure of Princess Mary that was not pretty, but neither Mademoiselle Bourienne nor the little princess felt this; they still thought that if a blue ribbon were placed in the hair, the hair combed up, and the blue scarf arranged lower on the best maroon dress
, and so on, all would be well.
"I never wore a turned dress
in my life; do you suppose people will know it?" said Fan doubtfully.
The meaner sort of people here dress
themselves very plain; they only wear drawers, and a thick garment of cotton, that covers the rest of their bodies: the people of quality, especially those that frequent the court, run into the contrary extreme, and ruin themselves with costly habits.
Dear, dear me, you are un picking the dress
again, I see, after it has been made!
Molly, therefore, having dressed
herself out in this sack, with a new laced cap, and some other ornaments which Tom had given her, repairs to church with her fan in her hand the very next Sunday.
was not uncomfortable anywhere; her lace berthe did not droop anywhere; her rosettes were not crushed nor torn off; her pink slippers with high, hollowed-out heels did not pinch, but gladdened her feet; and the thick rolls of fair chignon kept up on her head as if they were her own hair.
The massive wardrobe possessed compartments of unusual size, in which double the number of dresses
that Agnes possessed might have been conveniently hung at full length.
Very good people indeed, you will notice, dress
altogether in black, even to gloves and neckties, and they will probably take to black shirts before long.
The river affords a good opportunity for dress
. For once in a way, we men are able to show our taste in colours, and I think we come out very natty, if you ask me.
Before she spoke again, she turned her eyes from me, and looked at the dress
she wore, and at the dressing-table, and finally at herself in the looking-glass.