SEQUIN


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I took care of him, and as I had a thousand sequins to spare I gave them to him, and he re-opened his shop.
But when they had made their preparation, and they began to buy the merchandise we needed, they found they had spent every piece of the thousand sequins I had given them.
I went down, and opened the doors, and dug up the three thousand sequins which I had buried.
The person in the sequins lay glistening like a landed salmon in a quaint chair of enormous nails and tapestry compact.
"I was just looking at it," said the person in sequins. "You don't know what a turn I've had, or you'd offer me a little something."
Maguire's huge jaw had dropped upon his spreading shirt-front, and beyond him I saw the person in sequins fast asleep in the artistic armchair.
And there sat Maguire bolt upright, but for the jowl upon his shirt-front, while the sequins twinkled in a regular rise and fall upon the reclining form of the lady in the fanciful chair.
"`Thank you,' said Luigi, drawing back his hand; `I render a service, I do not sell it.' -- `Well,' replied the traveller, who seemed used to this difference between the servility of a man of the cities and the pride of the mountaineer, `if you refuse wages, you will, perhaps, accept a gift.' -- `Ah, yes, that is another thing.' -- `Then,' said the traveller, `take these two Venetian sequins and give them to your bride, to make herself a pair of earrings.'
"`I accept it,' answered the traveller, `but then the obligation will be on my side, for this poniard is worth more than two sequins.' -- `For a dealer perhaps; but for me, who engraved it myself, it is hardly worth a piastre.'
"Vampa put the two sequins haughtily into his pocket, and slowly returned by the way he had gone.
Knitted vest, PS12.50, M&S Collection; sequin skirt, PS50, River Island; earrings, PS14, Ophia at Qvcuk.com; bag, PS19.99, New Look