Usage examples for cloth

  1. All the people throughout the city had heard of the wonderful property the cloth was to possess; and all were anxious to learn how wise, or how ignorant, their neighbors might prove to be. – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  2. He drew my portrait on the table- cloth; I affected to draw his. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  3. The sun had moved a little farther during his absence, and the heap of cloth looked innocent enough. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  4. His mother had told him to look for Master Elsing, a man to whom she had sometimes sold her cloth, but he was not there. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  5. " I will speak of that in a moment," he went on, looking steadily at the table- cloth; " but there was a word I wished to say first. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  6. Behind it her face became white as the cloth. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  7. The cloth factory of Messrs. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  8. Everybody rose, my wound was bound up, the cloth was changed, and the dinner went on merrily. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. 16mo, cloth, $ 1. 00. Fragoletta. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  10. " He certainly knew how to lay a cloth when he left me," an American lady said of her man- servant who had been with her nine years, " but perhaps he has forgotten"; and he certainly had, though he had only been out of her situation a year. – Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker Hope Malleson
  11. He dismissed them all, and, if Segur may be believed, spent the night in great agitation; now rising, now lying down again- incessantly calling out- yet refusing to admit anyone within a temporary screen of cloth which concealed his person from the eyes of his attendants. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  12. He returned, followed by a porter, who carried up an arm- chair covered with a cloth. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. In the old days, before the Dutch had houses with glass windows or clothes of cloth or linen, or hats or shoes, cows and horses, or butter and cheese, they knew nothing of money and they cared less. – Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks by William Elliot Griffis
  14. To lay the Cloth. – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  15. Lady Henry pays no more attention to his cloth than to my gray hairs. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. He wore a cloth cap, and round his throat an old red handkerchief. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  17. We came to Enderley through the valley, where was John's cloth- mill. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  18. Honora blushed, and hid her hand under the table- cloth. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  19. A few minutes past twelve I went back to the store and left on the front show case a bunch of samples done up in a red cloth. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  20. I struggled still to escape, and succeeded in getting the cloth lifted so I could see out a little with one eye, but the light was poor, and the man kept hidden behind where I couldn't get even a glimpse of his face. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish