They tell me (while they speak Of her "costly broider
'd pall") That my voice is growing weak - That I should not sing at all -
To-day fresh colours break the soil, and butterflies take wing Down broidered
lawns all bright with pearls in the garden of the King.
It was Mistress Hibbins, who, arrayed in great magnificence, with a triple ruff, a broidered
stomacher, a gown of rich velvet, and a gold-headed cane, had come forth to see the procession.
He was a darkly-tanned, burly, good-natured, fine-looking man, of sixty or thereabouts, dressed in a spacious roundabout, that hung round him in festoons of blue pilot-cloth; and one empty arm of this jacket streamed behind him like the broidered
arm of a huzzar's surcoat.
``Was not thy daughter dark-haired?'' said one of the outlaws; ``and wore she not a veil of twisted sendal, broidered
And the goddess bright-eyed Athene girded and clothed her with silvery raiment, and down from her head she spread with her hands a broidered
veil, a wonder to see; and she, Pallas Athene, put about her head lovely garlands, flowers of new-grown herbs.
Kim marked down a gaily ornamented ruth or family bullock-cart, with a broidered
canopy of two domes, like a double-humped camel, which had just been drawn into the par.
* The Republican Party enjoyed unprecedented victories in the General Election: Tim Hutchinson became the first Republican senator from Arkansas since Reconstruction to iota broider
Asa in Congress Win Paul Rockefeller won the lieutenant governor's seat, and Jay Dickey was re-elected to Congress from the 4th District.
Moreover, the women of her city are said to keep the men home, "to ply the distaff, broider
, card and sow,/In female gown descending to the feet,/which renders them effeminate and slow" (lxxii in Canto XIX).