First there marched four officers of the jeddak's Guard bearing a huge salver on which reposed, upon a cushion of scarlet silk, a great golden chain
with a collar and padlock at each end.
Dorothy introduced him to her friends as the Guardian of the Gates, and they noticed a big bunch of keys suspended on the golden chain
that hung around his neck.
A golden chain
hung about his neck, and at his collar was a great carbuncle set in red gold.
As they pressed her further with questions, she threw them the golden chain
from her neck.
And he showed her, lying on the palm of his hand, a Locket of a deep crimson colour, the same shape as the blue one and, like it, attached to a slender golden chain
A golden chain
, to which was attached a small reliquary of the same metal, hung round her neck.
Hangs me a golden chain
from heaven, and lay hold of it all of you, gods and goddesses together--tug as you will, you will not drag Jove the supreme counsellor from heaven to earth; but were I to pull at it myself I should draw you up with earth and sea into the bargain, then would I bind the chain about some pinnacle of Olympus and leave you all dangling in the mid firmament.
About his neck hung the golden chain
from which depended the diamond encrusted locket of his mother, the Lady Alice.
first paid attentions incapable of being mistaken, but that is past and was not to be, dear Mr Clennam you no longer wear a golden chain
you are free I trust you may be happy, here is Papa who is always tiresome and putting in his nose everywhere where he is not wanted.
He was once a king, named Picus, and a pretty good sort of a king, too, only rather too proud of his purple robe, and his crown, and the golden chain
about his neck; so he was forced to take the shape of a gaudy-feathered bird.
For to the eyes of all the Utopians, except very few, which had been in other countries for some reasonable cause, all that gorgeousness of apparel seemed shameful and reproachful; in so much that they most reverently saluted the vilest and most abject of them for lords; passing over the Ambassadors themselves without any honour; judging them by their wearing of golden chains
to be bondmen.
A few of the uninjured red men battled bravely against their cruel foes, but for the most part they seemed too overwhelmed by the horror of the catastrophe that had befallen them to do more than submit supinely to the golden chains
with which they were manacled.