"Look at our Anna Mikhaylovna- what a headdress
she has on!"
Dame Aloise de Gondelaurier, a rich and noble woman, who held by the hand a pretty girl about five or six years of age, and dragged a long veil about, suspended to the golden horn of her headdress
, halted as she passed the wooden bed, and gazed for a moment at the wretched creature, while her charming little daughter, Fleur-de-Lys de Gondelaurier, spelled out with her tiny, pretty finger, the permanent inscription attached to the wooden bed: "Foundlings."
Virginia took a keen delight in watching the Malays and lascars at their work, telling von Horn that she had to draw upon her imagination but little to picture herself a captive upon a pirate ship--the half naked men, the gaudy headdress
, the earrings, and the fierce countenances of many of the crew furnishing only too realistically the necessary savage setting.
Through narrowed lids the Princess of Helium scrutinized the Jeddak of Manator, from feathered headdress
to sandaled foot and back to feathered headdress
Laurence to old Hannah, who, adorned with a headdress
fearfully and wonderfully made, fell upon her in the hall, crying with a sob and a chuckle, "Bless you, deary, a hundred times!
The suggestion of this headdress
, which gave her what was then called a "Josephine look," was carried out in the cut of the dark blue velvet gown rather theatrically caught up under her bosom by a girdle with a large old-fashioned clasp.
"Poor 'Narcissa' after death (says Walpole) was attired in a Holland nightdress, with tucker and double ruffles of Brunswick lace, of which latter material she also wore a headdress
, and a pair of new kid gloves.
His head, full of graceful majesty, was covered with the episcopal mitre, a headdress
which gave it, in addition to the character of sovereignty, that of asceticism and evangelic meditation.
He investigated and appropriated the feathered headdress
, and then he prepared to get down to business, for Tarzan of the Apes was hungry, and here was meat; meat of the kill, which jungle ethics permitted him to eat.
Now, however, he saw a Gomangani arrayed in less cumbersome apparel--a loin cloth, a few copper ornaments and a feather headdress
. These were more in line with Chulk's desires than a flowing robe which was constantly getting between one's legs, and catching upon every limb and bush along the leafy trail.
What would his fellow peers in the House of Lords have said had one pointed to this dancing giant, with his barbaric headdress
and his metal ornaments, and said: "There, my lords, is John Clayton, Lord Greystoke."
a Frisian girl," said the Prince, as he observed Rosa's gold brocade headdress
and red petticoat.