So saying, he pulled out his own handkerchief, likewise a very elegant handkerchief, and of fine cambric
was dear at the period--but a handkerchief without embroidery and without arms, only ornamented with a single cipher, that of its proprietor.
All around me seemed to be in a state of inextricable confusion, out of which order finally appeared in the shape of a piece of cambric
, of a quality that brought the workmen far and near to visit it.
I want five hundred rubles," and taking out her cambric
handkerchief she began wiping her husband's waistcoat.
Who in this humble out-of-the-way cottage could afford to wear that exquisite cambric
petticoat edged with a fine and very expensive lace?
Broad-brimmed white hats and Panamas, blue-cotton trousers, light-colored stockings, cambric
frills, were all here displayed; while upon shirt-fronts, wristbands, and neckties, upon every finger, even upon the very ears, they wore an assortment of rings, shirt-pins, brooches, and trinkets, of which the value only equaled the execrable taste.
The finest cambric
might indeed be supposed from envy to cover that bosom which was much whiter than itself.
It's very stupid, but it'll pass off," said Anna quickly, and she bent her flushed face over a tiny bag in which she was packing a nightcap and some cambric