Anatole went out of the room and returned a few minutes later wearing a fur coat girt
with a silver belt, and a sable cap jauntily set on one side and very becoming to his handsome face.
The lady passed him a coin, there was a moment of mumbling and gesticulating, and suddenly she had him with both hands by the red cravat which girt
his neck, and was shaking him as a terrier would a rat.
After dinner the squire and the doctor sat by the captain's side awhile in consultation; and when they had talked to their hearts' content, it being then a little past noon, the doctor took up his hat and pistols, girt
on a cutlass, put the chart in his pocket, and with a musket over his shoulder crossed the palisade on the north side and set off briskly through the trees.
A blanket of scarlet, or some other bright color, hangs from his shoulders, and is girt
around his waist with a red sash, in which he bestows his pistols, knife, and the stem of his Indian pipe; preparations either for peace or war.
However, as I felt desirous to create a sensation, I determined to do all that lay in my power; and knowing that I could not delight the savages more than by conforming to their style of dress, I removed from my person the large robe of tappa which I was accustomed to wear over my shoulders whenever I sallied into the open air, and remained merely girt
about with a short tunic descending from my waist to my knees.
In fact, girt
about as she was, breezy and exposed to the sun's hot rays, she seemed to offer to gardeners so many more guarantees of success than other places, with their heavy sea air, and their scorching heat.
And how strange is this marvel, and how awful -- that to the one per- ception it is enchanted and dight in a base and shame- ful aspect; yet to the perception of the other it is not enchanted, hath suffered no change, but stands firm and stately still, girt
with its moat and waving its ban- ners in the blue air from its towers.
Whoever performs his part with most agility, and holds out the longest in leaping and creeping, is rewarded with the blue-coloured silk; the red is given to the next, and the green to the third, which they all wear girt
twice round about the middle; and you see few great persons about this court who are not adorned with one of these girdles.
Meanwhile one of the carriers who were in the inn thought fit to water his team, and it was necessary to remove Don Quixote's armour as it lay on the trough; but he seeing the other approach hailed him in a loud voice, "O thou, whoever thou art, rash knight that comest to lay hands on the armour of the most valorous errant that ever girt
on sword, have a care what thou dost; touch it not unless thou wouldst lay down thy life as the penalty of thy rashness.
For reverence is that, wherewith princes are girt
from God; who threateneth the dissolving thereof; Solvam cingula regum.
to his side was the steel hilt of an old sword without blade or scabbard; and some particoloured ends of ribands and poor glass toys completed the ornamental portion of his attire.
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police now confirmed that it was not a vandal but a squirrel, who was nibbling at the wires.