"Your majesty knows that the hundred Swiss have silver lace on each side of their ribbons?"
"Well, sire, it was I who proposed that imitation silver lace should be placed upon these ribbons, it could not be detected, and a hundred thousand crowns serve to feed a regiment during six months; and is the price of ten thousand good muskets or the value of a vessel of ten guns, ready for sea."
"The lads with gold and silver lace
are sons of rich gentlemen, and called Fellow Commoners; they are privileged to feed better than the pensioners, and to have wine with their victuals, which the latter can only get in their rooms.
And to be sure, as soon as he had taken off the great-coat, he showed forth mighty fine for the round-house of a merchant brig: having a hat with feathers, a red waistcoat, breeches of black plush, and a blue coat with silver buttons and handsome silver lace
; costly clothes, though somewhat spoiled with the fog and being slept in.
From beneath the flap of an enormous pocket of a soiled vest of embossed silk, heavily ornamented with tarnished silver lace
, projected an instrument, which, from being seen in such martial company, might have been easily mistaken for some mischievous and unknown implement of war.
Again John waited leisurely until the observation had thoroughly penetrated to his brain, and then replying, 'No offence as YET,' applied a light to his pipe and smoked in placid silence; now and then casting a sidelong look at a man wrapped in a loose riding- coat with huge cuffs ornamented with tarnished silver lace
and large metal buttons, who sat apart from the regular frequenters of the house, and wearing a hat flapped over his face, which was still further shaded by the hand on which his forehead rested, looked unsociable enough.
Kendall looked as stunning as ever as she modelled a tartan two-piece before slipping into a black and silver lace
bra and knicker set.
For the movie's LA premiere on Monday she rocked up wearing the premiere dress to beat all premiere dresses, a custom silver lace
gown by Givenchy Haute Couture with a caped train.
Burgundy bow shoes, PS42, River Island Black and silver lace
dress Lottie, PS74.99, Chi Chi London.
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Pink pleated skirt, PS48 @ Next Silver lace
top, PS48 @ Next
The 35-year-old shimmered in a strapless, silver lace
cocktail dress at the LA premiere of her new movie The Boss, which also stars Melissa McCarthy.