One of my servants gave me a suit of clothes
, and when we were safe beyond the town I put them on, and from that time I traveled alone; I could not risk the embarrass- ment of company.
The surintendant, by this action, had utterly ruined a suit of clothes
worth a thousand pistoles, but he had satisfied, more than satisfied, Lebrun.
You have only to write to your tailors, or send home for a spare suit of clothes
,--with a little managing yours would just fit me, you're not so much taller,--and then we could start, like two comrades, seeking adventures.
It's a Bargeman's suit of clothes
. You see, it had been sunk there by the man as wore it, and I got it up.'
MEETING a fat and patriotic Statesman on his way to Washington to beseech the President for an office, an idle Tramp accosted him and begged twenty-five cents with which to buy a suit of clothes
Stryver fitted the prisoner's case on the jury, like a compact suit of clothes
; showing them how the patriot, Barsad, was a hired spy and traitor, an unblushing trafficker in blood, and one of the greatest scoundrels upon earth since accursed Judas--which he certainly did look rather like.
And from such largess, dispensed from his future, Martin turned and took his one good suit of clothes
to the pawnshop.
Doctor Reefy was a tall man who had worn one suit of clothes
for ten years.
I had my food at the house and my bed in the loft, and a suit of clothes
, and three shillings a week, so that I could help Nelly.
The Shaggy Man had a room of his own in the royal palace, so there he went to change his shaggy suit of clothes
for another just as shaggy but not so dusty from travel.
Then he had a go at the best man, but the best man had nothing in the world but one suit of clothes
and a spare collar.
He brought home with him a suit of clothes
of such exquisite style and cut in fashion-- Eastern fashion, city fashion--that it filled everybody with anguish and was regarded as a peculiarly wanton affront.