Usage examples for gilt

  1. The alms given at this chapel were so numerous, that in the hundred and fifty years, since the picture had been placed there, the clergy had been able to purchase numerous lamps and candlesticks of silver, and vessels of silver gilt, and even of gold. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. The nose is covered with a little gilt ornament, I suppose they call it, coming from the forehead, so that you really see nothing of it. – Cities of the Dawn by J. Ewing Ritchie
  3. Across her pilot house was a gilt sign reading " Georgia"- and on her paddle box, as she swung around, appeared another " Georgia," in large black letters. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  4. Ethelyn had kept her vow, and Richard felt for a moment as if all the world were as completely a blank as that bit of gilt- edged paper he crumpled so helplessly in his hand. – Ethelyn's Mistake by Mary Jane Holmes
  5. Is it the gilt- edged butter you give him for his ash- cakes?" – The Girl at Cobhurst by Frank Richard Stockton
  6. He did not note the pretty gilt frame nor the vase beside it on the table. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  7. 18mo, gilt top, $ 1. 25. Old Friends and New. – Stories of the Foot-hills by Margaret Collier Graham
  8. Mr. Renault, you salute a man as gently bred as any man who wears a gilt edge to his hat in County Tryon. – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  9. It was a nice card, rounded at the corners, and gilt- edged, and in the centre, in old English type, was the inscription- Rev. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  10. 16mo, gilt top, $ 1. 00 net. – Canoeing in the wilderness by Henry David Thoreau
  11. At three in the morning, if ever, the gilt is off the ginger- bread. – The Literary Sense by E. Nesbit
  12. But it has recently been restored, and is a marvel of gilt, well- blended colors, and stained glass. – An American Girl Abroad by Adeline Trafton
  13. It is now a handsome structure, apparently of wood, painted and gilt of the usual elegant form, which has been compared by some travellers with the suggesta of Roman Catholic churches. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  14. In that space, arresting even in the bad light and from the up- angle of the stairs, hung a gilt- framed painting I had never seen or heard of in all my museum- haunting years. – The Golgotha Dancers by Manly Wade Wellman
  15. When Rameri was alone in the cabin of his gilt bark with his tutor, he felt his eyes swimming in tears. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  16. " Look at the time," said he, drawing attention to the gilt clock on an occasional table. – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  17. Gilt widows are equal to decrees of Fate to us young ones. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  18. For instance, the gilt scroll had dropped from the frame and was lying on the floor. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  19. The 21st I went to Urtatan, to confer with the people, and on the 25th I went to Lantor, where I delivered our king's letter and present, being a smaller gilt cup and cover, a handsome target, a stocked musket; and a musket- barrel. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr