Nay, his busy fancy already realized his hopes, and presented to him the blooming Katrina, with a whole family of children, mounted on the top of a wagon loaded with household trumpery
, with pots and kettles dangling beneath; and he beheld himself bestriding a pacing mare, with a colt at her heels, setting out for Kentucky, Tennessee, --or the Lord knows where!
Get out wid ye, ye trumpery
,--I won't have ye round
In the very height of our prosperity my perverse pupil sticks to her trumpery
Here were two people to whom life had given casually what I was compelled to go seeking lonely and footsore through the world, and with little hope of finding it at the end; and yet were they so little aware of their good fortune as to risk it over a trumpery
theory, a shadow of pseudo-philosophy.
Do you suppose my feelings are a trumpery
set of social observances, to be harrowed to order and exhibited at funerals?
and members of his family, traced among the branches of a weeping willow with other sentimentalities invented by royalism during the Terror,--in spite of his ruins, the chevalier, trimming his beard before a shabby old toilet-table, draped with trumpery
lace, exhaled an essence of the eighteenth century.
Here, Dickon, are a few articles of Bess’ trumpery
, that you can throw into your sleigh when ready; and there is also a deer of my taking, that I will thank you to bring.
I say--and see that your trumpery
be bright in color and just in weight
All he saw was the trumpery
parasol that arched its pinkness above her giggling head.
Think of Milton, Shakespeare, Washington, standing before a reverent world tricked out in the glass beads, the brass ear-rings and tin trumpery
of the savages of the plains!
It's the way to make any trumpery
tempting, to ticket it at a high price in that way.
Poor boy, his wife has quite forgotten him and his trumpery