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His hat bore a long curling ostrich plume of pure white and he doffed it graciously in answer to the shouts of the people.
Among the recruits who had enlisted he distributed feathers and ostrich plumes. These they put in their hats, and thus figured about Mackinaw, assuming airs of vast importance, as "voyageurs" in a new company, that was to eclipse the Northwest.
These trees she stopped to look at with pleasure and surprise, for their leaves were shaped like ostrich plumes, their feather edges beautifully curled; and all the plumes were tinted in the same dainty rainbow hues that appeared in Polychrome's own pretty gauze gown.
His majesty was arrayed in a magnificent military uniform, stiff with gold lace and embroidery, while his shaven crown was concealed by a huge chapeau bras, waving with ostrich plumes. There was one slight blemish, however, in his appearance.
The Emperor Napoleon burns with impatience to make Prince Auersperg's acquaintance.' In a word, those gentlemen, Gascons indeed, so bewildered him with fine words, and he is so flattered by his rapidly established intimacy with the French marshals, and so dazzled by the sight of Murat's mantle and ostrich plumes, qu'il n'y voit que du feu, et oublie celui qu'il devait faire faire sur l'ennemi!"*[2] In spite of the animation of his speech, Bilibin did not forget to pause after this mot to give time for its due appreciation.
(fine girls of sixteen and seventeen) had grey beaver hats, then in fashion, shaded with ostrich plumes, and from under the brim of this graceful head-dress fell a profusion of light tresses, elaborately curled; the elder lady was enveloped in a costly velvet shawl, trimmed with ermine, and she wore a false front of French curls.
The birds don beaked half-masks and wield ostrich plume fans.
NICK wore a velvet cap with an ostrich plume that brushed fetchingly against his cheek, threatening to entangle his baroque pearl earring, and a furred cloak thrown negligently back over a doublet of black Florentine double-velvet resplendent with embroidered carnations.
Their fans, clutched in little white hands with pointed red-lacquered nails, were generally a single ostrich plume in a colour to match their dress and fitted into a gold stick.
Also try one of the cultivars such as Carousel Mixed", Colour Carpet, Early Ostrich Plume Finest Mixed Carpet, Duchess, Starlight or Milady Mixed.
There'll be cornflowers, cosmos, salvia and the 'Ostrich Plume' asters my mum loved.
Using a precision knife, slice down the rachis (the center shaft) of the ostrich plume, leaving enough room to keep the feather together but cutting off the bulky stiffness of the rachis.