Usage examples for garb

  1. The one who was dancing suggested Duty clad in Eastern garb and laying herself out carefully to be wicked. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  2. The tall glasses were filled and drained again before they departed to the cold plunge and dressing- rooms above, whence presently they emerged in street garb to drive down town and lunch together at the Lenox Club, Plank as Fleetwood's guest. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  3. The peasant's garb and appearance had enabled the experienced scoundrel to guess at once what was up. – The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant by Alexander Johnstone Wilson
  4. It's truth, you see, under another garb. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. Arrayed in the bright fantastic garb in which, amid the gloomy fashions now reigning, students alone may indulge, we boarded a steamer which was gaily decorated in our honour, and hoisted our flag on its mast. – On the Future of our Educational Institutions by Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. And while Major in later writings did eliminate the appendix " ad salutem, to salvation," or " ad vitam aeternam, to eternal life," he retained, and continued to teach, essentially the same error in another garb, namely, that good works are necessary in order to retain faith. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  7. This was the first time that Clare had ever met her, but he was too preoccupied to observe more than that she was still a handsome woman, in the garb of a respectable widow. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  8. The talk was to the very mind of Donal, who never loved wisdom so much as when she appeared in peasant- garb. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  9. The sight of such a one in that garb and that environment, diverted for the moment Champney Googe's thoughts from the child and her song. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  10. Even the national garb is fast disappearing. – Cities of the Dawn by J. Ewing Ritchie
  11. As the airboat came in, a couple of men in Assassins' garb emerged from the pavilion to meet them. – Last Enemy by Henry Beam Piper
  12. A couple of hours later she was on deck again in her native garb and ornaments. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  13. The land was fair to see in its winter garb. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  14. All that I lately gathered on the way Made my conjecture doubly sure; and now Thy garb and that marred visage prove to me That thou art he. – The Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles
  15. The priest, having dressed in a strange and very inconvenient garb, made of gold cloth, cut and arranged little bits of bread on a saucer, and then put them into a cup with wine, repeating at the same time different names and prayers. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  16. We were at dinner on that eventful day, all of us looking very strange and bulky in our safety- first garb, when suddenly there was an explosion that shook all of us out of our seats. – A House Party with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  17. But thou, to whom, beneath the garb of right, No matter is too dreadful or too deep For words, so rail'st on me, in such a presence. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles