"Child of levity and scoffing," replied the other; "you err again, misled by these humble habiliments
. I am the Rev.
Bananas with their great ragged leaves, like the tattered habiliments
of an empress in adversity, grew close up to the house.
But this was the way this system of abnegation was paid for: instead of wearing such mean habiliments
as his paternal fortunes entitled him to, he was able to appear brilliant, superb, like a young noble of fifty thousand livres a year.
He wore his usual working habiliments
, consisting of varipatched trousers, a blue jean shirt, out at the elbows, and a ragged straw hat.
At the head of the notables and of the Horticultural Committee shone Mynheer van Systens, dressed in his richest habiliments
It was the body of an old man, gorgeously arrayed in the habiliments
of a rajah, wearing, as in life, a turban embroidered with pearls, a robe of tissue of silk and gold, a scarf of cashmere sewed with diamonds, and the magnificent weapons of a Hindoo prince.
The figure was tall and gaunt, and shrouded from head to foot in the habiliments
of the grave.
She therefore replied by glancing over her scant habiliments
; but Clare gently urged her.
Philip passed his hand over the picture as if he wanted to feel the houses and the loose habiliments
of the nomads.
Sophia could have no possible suspicion of any falsehood in this account: she therefore mounted resolutely behind the fellow, who conveyed her safe to a town about five miles distant, where she had the satisfaction of finding the good Mrs Honour: for, as the soul of the waiting-woman was wrapt up in those very habiliments
which used to enwrap her body, she could by no means bring herself to trust them out of her sight.
"Well, be quick some of you, that's all," said the great man, as he turned out of bed, and putting on his slippers, went out into the great passage, which runs the whole length of the bedrooms, to get his Sunday habiliments
out of his portmanteau.
Behind this figure glowed a vast fireplace alive with leaping flames; great logs of oak blazed and crackled on the polished brass andirons whose flicker shone upon the superb habiliments
of the lonely tenant of the room, which was illumined grandly by twin candelabra rich with wax-lights.