On the bench in the hall lay a sable-lined overcoat, a folded opera hat
of dull silk with a gold J.
Arrayed in superb raiment, with his opera hat
under his arm, he concluded his self- examination hopefully, awaited the arrival of Miss Podsnap, and talked small-talk with Mrs Lammle.
It was desperately hard and long work, easy as it may sound in description--especially when I had to hold on by the top of the wall, with my flat opera hat
(as we used to call it in those days) laid, as a guard, between my hand and the glass, while I cleared a way through the sharp bottle-ends for my other hand and my knees.
Raffles had lighted a candle, stuck (by its own grease) in the crown of an opera hat
, which he opened the moment the wick caught.
Benie Des Dieux, which outstayed stable-companion Asthuria in the listed Opera Hat
Mares Chase in Naas on Saturday, is up 5lb to a new mark of 147.
THE Willie Mullins-trained Benie Des Dieux bagged the featured BBA Ireland Limited Opera Hat
Mares Chase at Naas yesterday.
Between them they have three of the six runners in the Listed BBA Ireland Limited Opera Hat
Mares Chase at Naas (3.
He dressed in a striped pullover with white pants and a battered opera hat
In February, Kent will be donning her opera hat
- with her other company Opera International - to bring the Chisinau National Opera back to the Empire with Puccini's Tosca and Verdi's Nabucco.
Imperial Call was soon clear of Dorans Pride and the odds-on favourite Florida Pearl with the other runner Opera Hat
bringing up the rear.
Arthur Moore's 10-year-old had looked back to his best when easily beating Opera Hat
at Fairyhouse in January and was quoted at 14-1 to regain his crown by bookmakers William Hill.
Ridden for the first time by Paul Carberry, the 5-4 favourite hardly put a foot wrong to slam course specialist Opera Hat
by 15 lengths in a race that lost much of its interest with the absence of Danoli.