References in classic literature ?
"From San Francisco," replied the Woman, with embarrassment, as great beads of perspiration spangled her spiritual brow.
His wardrobe was extensive--very extensive-- not strictly classical perhaps, not quite new, nor did it contain any one garment made precisely after the fashion of any age or time, but everything was more or less spangled; and what can be prettier than spangles!
They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.
As for the Yankees, they had no other ambition than to take possession of this new continent of the sky, and to plant upon the summit of its highest elevation the star- spangled banner of the United States of America.
It was a beautiful, bounteous, blue day; the spangled sea calm and cool, and flatly stretching away, all round, to the horizon, like gold-beater's skin hammered out to the extremest.
"I'm going to have a white satin with a pink sash, pink stockings, bronze slippers, and a spangled fan."
they used to gather the seeds of the California poppy and scatter them over their own acres, so that the orange-colored blossoms spangled the fields of mountain hay and prospered in flaming drifts in the fence corners and along the edges of the clearings.
This, then, seems likely to be the fairest of States, being an embroidered robe which is spangled with every sort of flower.
Then her friend the bird flew out of the tree, and brought a gold and silver dress for her, and slippers of spangled silk; and she put them on, and followed her sisters to the feast.
The large blazing stars which spangled the African sky glittered and gleamed without illuminating anything.
They looked earnestly to discover whom this queen might be, and saw advancing up the room an exquisite wax doll dressed in dainty fluffs and ruffles and spangled gown.
And yesterday I was sent a video made last September of a young girl singing "The Star Spangled Banner" at a sporting event in Los Angeles.