When he comes back he writes books--queer, odd books, they say, about some gimcrack
he's found in them heathen countries.
I had the smith's reverence now, because I was apparently immensely prosperous and rich; I could have had his adoration if I had had some little gimcrack
title of nobility.
Th' old squire looked up at this, and peered in his way at the screen, and said, 'One pound thirteen for a gimcrack
Almost the whole frontage was of gilt plaster and figured glass, and between that grey seascape and the grey, witch-like trees, its gimcrack
quality had something spectral in its melancholy.
The great altar of the cathedral and also three or four minor ones are a perfect mass of gilt gimcracks
You may be sure that she showed Rebecca over every room of the house, and everything in every one of her drawers; and her books, and her piano, and her dresses, and all her necklaces, brooches, laces, and gimcracks
. She insisted upon Rebecca accepting the white cornelian and the turquoise rings, and a sweet sprigged muslin, which was too small for her now, though it would fit her friend to a nicety; and she determined in her heart to ask her mother's permission to present her white Cashmere shawl to her friend.
I say, that easing a world of such misproud priests as thou art of their jewels and their gimcracks
, is a lawful spoiling of the Egyptians.''
"About antiquities, the old gimcracks
that people pay so much for today.
Only last week I broke one of his fine gimcracks
up there, and all through Lady Clarinda and her flowers!"
GIM-CRACKER SPEED is again of the essence in the Al Basti Equiworld Gimcrack
Stakes (York 3.00), which is ironic as the horse it commemorates did his racing at between two and four miles and once competed in a 221/2-mile race against the clock in France.
Going to York is not a worry as he won the Gimcrack
FENDALE maintained his unbeaten record in the British Stallion Studs EBF Stallions Conditions Stakes at Musselburgh and booked his ticket for the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack
Stakes at York in the process.