So saying, he pulled out his own handkerchief, likewise a very elegant handkerchief, and of fine cambric--though cambric
was dear at the period--but a handkerchief without embroidery and without arms, only ornamented with a single cipher, that of its proprietor.
All around me seemed to be in a state of inextricable confusion, out of which order finally appeared in the shape of a piece of cambric
, of a quality that brought the workmen far and near to visit it.
I want five hundred rubles," and taking out her cambric
handkerchief she began wiping her husband's waistcoat.
Who in this humble out-of-the-way cottage could afford to wear that exquisite cambric
petticoat edged with a fine and very expensive lace?
Broad-brimmed white hats and Panamas, blue-cotton trousers, light-colored stockings, cambric
frills, were all here displayed; while upon shirt-fronts, wristbands, and neckties, upon every finger, even upon the very ears, they wore an assortment of rings, shirt-pins, brooches, and trinkets, of which the value only equaled the execrable taste.
The finest cambric
might indeed be supposed from envy to cover that bosom which was much whiter than itself.--It was indeed,
It's very stupid, but it'll pass off," said Anna quickly, and she bent her flushed face over a tiny bag in which she was packing a nightcap and some cambric
A little after, he got to his feet very sore and shaken, the poorer by a purse which contained exactly one penny postage- stamp, by a cambric
handkerchief, and by the all-important envelope.
Others will stand behind counters, and measure tape, and ribbon, and cambric
by the yard.
She wore a plain white cambric
dress and a simple, but much beflowered hat; the smaller details of her toilet all indicated the correct taste and instinctive coquetry of her French descent.
"Yes." Valentine raised herself in bed, and drew over her chest, which appeared whiter than snow, the embroidered cambric
, still moist with the cold dews of delirium, to which were now added those of terror.
She was then proceeding to all the particulars of calico, muslin, and cambric
, and would shortly have dictated some very plentiful orders, had not Jane, though with some difficulty, persuaded her to wait till her father was at leisure to be consulted.