In the city of Ch`ang-an, with its triple rows of glittering walls with their tall towers uprising at intervals, its seven royal palaces all girdled with gardens, its wonderful Yen tower nine stories high, encased
in marble, the drum towers and bell towers, the canals and lakes with their floating theatres, dwelt Ming Huang and T`ai Chen.
Dainty sandals encased
her feet, while a wimple of violet silk bordered in gold fringe, lay becomingly over her head and shoulders.
His tail was encased
in a blue silk covering, which was to protect it from the rain.
I see already his muscular calves encased
in the gaiters episcopal.
Soon the unfortunate girl, through a mist which spread before her eyes, beheld the boot approach; she soon beheld her foot encased
between iron plates disappear in the frightful apparatus.
"He hopes!--He is not sure!-- and he waits for the moment when we are encased
to make this deplorable admission!
At times it was necessary to ride along with hats covered with mosquito netting, and hands encased
One evening on board a Mississippi steamboat, a boy of ten years lay asleep in a berth--a long, slim-legged boy, he was, encased
in quite a short shirt; it was the first time he had ever made a trip on a steamboat, and so he was troubled, and scared, and had gone to bed with his head filled with impending snaggings, and explosions, and conflagrations, and sudden death.
There were many oil-paintings on the walls, mostly without frames, and I must mention the chandelier, which was obviously of fabulous worth, for she had encased
it in a holland bag.
In truth, to restrain his tears at such a crisis the poor wretch's heart must have been encased
in more of the aes triplex -- "the triple brass" -- than Horace bestows upon the sailor who first visited the terrifying Acroceraunian shoals.
Occasionally surges of sea water washed over her feet, which he could see were encased
in rubber sea-boots.
She thrust out a shapeless, swollen foot, encased
in a monstrous, untended shoe, the dry, raw leather of which showed white on the edges of bulging cracks.