"I do really wish one could see a little advance in the way of real refinement and true elegance among all the vast improvements we are making in frippery
and follies," cried Mr.
The notable wife of Kamehameha, the renowned conqueror and king of the Sandwich Islands, used to pride herself in the skill she displayed in dyeing her tappa with contrasting colours disposed in regular figures; and, in the midst of the innovations of the times, was regarded, towards the decline of her life, as a lady of the old school, clinging as she did to the national cloth, in preference to the frippery
of the European calicoes.
It's only to turn out those things that aren't wanted," she said, putting something more on the heap of frippery
that lay in Annushka's arms.
All the churches in an ordinary American city put together could hardly buy the jeweled frippery
in one of her hundred cathedrals.
Young women of such birth, living in a quiet country-house, and attending a village church hardly larger than a parlor, naturally regarded frippery
as the ambition of a huckster's daughter.
It was almost completely dark in the narrow, cramped, low-pitched room, cumbered up with an enormous wardrobe and piles of cardboard boxes and all sorts of frippery
They waited here a much longer time than was agreeable to Mr Ralph Nickleby, who eyed the gaudy frippery
about him with very little concern, and was at length about to pull the bell, when a gentleman suddenly popped his head into the room, and, seeing somebody there, as suddenly popped it out again.
I've become well acquainted with Dave Ramsey's baby steps and the Barefoot Investor Scott Pape, and I've reluctantly concluded that the only way to do it is to spend as little as possible on frippery
Wilson said he recognizes the security and depth that emanates from Concepcion's work; although strong and bold, it is without frippery
. He said he imagines his clients in the same vein: as people who are secure and make bold, but simple and stylish choices.
Or maybe we just knew that one day you'd turn up at the Palace dressed in a pantomime outfit, kneel before the Queen's grandson, and take a knighthood, years after Bowie had turned down such Establishment frippery
saying: "I'd never have any intention of accepting anything like that.
The space now is a clearing and needs something commanding to tower over all the frippery
at ground level.
Bach: Air on the G-String, BWV1068; Fugue in G-minor "Little," BWV578; Bruckner: Andante in D , Lowell Shaw: Frippery
9 "Charleston"; Frippery
14 "Something in Two"; Stanley Myer: Cavatina.