It was during this dance that the ape-man first noticed that some of the men and many of the women wore ornaments of gold--principally anklets and armlets
of great weight, apparently beaten out of the solid metal.
All wore strange protruding girdles of dried grass about their hips and many were loaded with brass and copper anklets, armlets
They thronged the narrow length of our schooner's decks with their ornamented and barbarous crowd, with the variegated colours of checkered sarongs, red turbans, white jackets, embroideries; with the gleam of scabbards, gold rings, charms, armlets
, lance blades, and jewelled handles of their weapons.
In their sickness they wore no clothing, not even loin-cloths, though they retained their shell armlets
, their bead necklaces, and their leather belts, between which and the skin were thrust naked knives.
He also wore armlets
, and cinctures above the ankles, of the latter precious metal.
The metal anklets and armlets
adorning him aroused her envy.
Nine years did I stay with them, and many beautiful works in bronze, brooches, spiral armlets
, cups, and chains, did I make for them in their cave, with the roaring waters of Oceanus foaming as they rushed ever past it; and no one knew, neither of gods nor men, save only Thetis and Eurynome who took care of me.
Tawny, black-eyed, barefooted maids, arrayed in rags and adorned with brazen armlets
and pinchbeck ear-rings, were poising water-jars upon their heads, or drawing water from the well.
He heard her armlets
tinkle as though she bared arms for action.
When he was within about fifty feet of me he unclasped an enormous metal armlet
, and holding it toward me in the open palm of his hand, addressed me in a clear, resonant voice, but in a language, it is needless to say, I could not understand.
The visitor slipped a plain metal armlet
from above his elbow, and pointing to an inscription upon its inner surface, whispered a word or two to the clerk.
Nor did they recognize it for what it was--a piece torn from a green land armlet