Usage examples for garments

  1. I knew that it was she because her woman's garments touched me as she went. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. In the meanwhile the other man carefully wiped his garments, and then turned to his companion. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  3. They spread their garments upon them, and set him upon them. – The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old by George Bethune English
  4. To dress there was no need, for we slept in all our garments. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  5. Miss Daphne had already shed half her garments. – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  6. Through grace we may drop the burden of our sin and begin to wear the garments of salvation. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  7. " Small Bird, who made these garments, is out in the kitchen. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  8. As he stooped over the dying man, in order to deprive him of his arms and garments, he discovered that it was his own brother. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  9. It is beneath a human being's dignity to dress himself in parti- coloured garments. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  10. No, Aaron; they don't want the boy in the first place, and in the second place he ain't worth ten dollars a week, and in the third place they ain't going to pay him ten dollars a week, because they will add it to the cost of their garments; and, Aaron, if you want any fourth, fifth, or sixth places I could stand here talking for an hour. – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass
  11. Paying for those hated garments was a hard task each month; it seemed to take the very ten dollars he had intended to save. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. His stiff hands refused to meet the efforts of his gloves to fit them; his body shrank from his garments; if he had not been pathetic, he would have been ridiculous. – Esmeralda by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. When they dressed in their warm fur garments, the Cave- men did not fear the cold. – The Later Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  14. Matho did not hear; he was gazing at her, and in his eyes her garments were blended with her body. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  15. The baroness paused only long enough to put on mourning garments before setting out. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  16. When was she to find time to finish the darling little garments which the new baby required? – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  17. There were good taste and sense in her garments. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  18. Thereupon I retraced my steps and, throwing off my garments, I took my stand just inside the door, as if I were awaiting her return. – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  19. We shall hardly get home with dry garments as it is. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers