Usage examples for crape

  1. A seat reserved for the prisoner was placed upon the left, and on the crape robe which covered him flames were represented in gold embroidery to indicate the nature of the offence. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  2. If the silk and lawn should turn into crape, it would seem so in accordance with their feelings as scarcely to excite surprise. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  3. His dress, too, was different from what it usually had been, excepting when he appeared at church on a Sunday; and Amy saw the black crape round his hat, which told that he, like her mamma, could not feel unmixed pleasure in the return of his master's family to their former home. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  4. Her floating crape veil, bought ten years after her husband's death, with the money made from her turkeys, represented the single extravagance as well as the solitary ambition of her life. – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  5. Madame comes, with her sweet philosophy and sweeter voice, and Violet with tears, but nothing rouses her except the depth of crape on her dress and the quality of her veil. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  6. It looks to me as if the trees have crape wound round their tops and the birds sing in a minor key and the people stare at me with earnest and sympathetic eyes. – My Little Boy by Carl Ewald Commentator: Alexander Woollcott
  7. He felt a rising wave of disgust against his wife, merely because she looked so cheerful and proud, while he endured secret tortures- she could wear yellow satin, while his mind wore crape. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  8. And Maria did go, an'- Well, Mrs. Lathrop, I will say as to hear about it all does go through one even if it ain't my personal crape! – Susan Clegg and a Man in the House by Anne Warner
  9. She tugged- tugged more violently- the crape fell off- and before her hung her friend and betrothed, Walter von Prell! – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  10. Then they were gone, and she was dressed in black, and the room was filled with the unmistakable odour of black crape, which is not like anything else in the world. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  11. They were all draped in black crape; the violin of the old master was missing; in its place was a cypress wreath. – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  12. Now tell me, can I always wear cashmere and crape?" – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  13. Jane's tears fell incessantly, and she had to let down her white veil to hide them; as on that day, years ago, when she had let down her black crape veil to conceal them, in the office of Anthony Dare. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood