She is a fine old lady, handsome, stately, wonderfully neat, and has such a back and such a stomacher that if her stays should turn out when she dies to have been a broad old-fashioned family fire-grate, nobody who knows her would have cause to be surprised.
Rouncewell's calm hands lose their composure when she speaks of him, and unfolding themselves from her stomacher, hover about her in an agitated manner as she says what a likely lad, what a fine lad, what a gay, good-humoured, clever lad he was
Rouncewell, expanding her stomacher to its utmost limits, "than it formerly was
Every letter from her is read forty times over; her compliments to all friends go round and round again; and if she does but send her aunt the pattern of a stomacher
, or knit a pair of garters for her grandmother, one hears of nothing else for a month.
It was Mistress Hibbins, who, arrayed in great magnificence, with a triple ruff, a broidered stomacher
, a gown of rich velvet, and a gold-headed cane, had come forth to see the procession.
Here, from the fading canvas, smiled Lady Elizabeth Devereux, in her gauze hood, pearl stomacher
, and pink slashed sleeves.
My uncle was just going to step forward, and shake it heartily, when he perceived that these attentions were directed, not towards him, but to a young lady who just then appeared at the foot of the steps, attired in an old-fashioned green velvet dress with a long waist and stomacher
She wore the ornaments of pure yellow gold, which her great-great-grandmother had brought over from Saar dam; the tempting stomacher
of the olden time, and withal a provokingly short petticoat, to display the prettiest foot and ankle in the country round.
Of these older people many wear clothing reminiscent in some detail of home--an embroidered waistcoat or stomacher
, or a gaily colored handkerchief, or a coat with large cuffs and fancy buttons.
The large and spacious houses, with their oriel, latticed windows, their huge fireplaces, and their gabled roofs, breathe of the days of hose and doublet, of pearl-embroidered stomachers
, and complicated oaths.
49) Queen Mary also gave her granddaughter a Diamond Stomacher
- three linked brooches intended to be worn on the front of a bodice.
After pooling, the feces (5%) was mixed with buffer solution, and subsequently, homogenized and filtered using a filter bag and a stomacher