Usage examples for gown

  1. Miss Aldclyffe arose, put on her dressing- gown and went softly downstairs to her own room. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  2. Mrs. Tag- rag had made herself very splendid, in a red silk gown and staring head- dress; in fact, she seemed on fire. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  3. " I like a white gown on a woman better than any," he says. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  4. Helen wore a black tea- gown transparent and flowing, the same gown indeed, remodelled to more domestic uses, in which Althea had first seen her. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  5. She went over to Mrs. Appleby's in her dressing- gown in a taxi. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  6. While saying this, the priest had risen, and thrown on his morning- gown – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  7. And dressed in a gown similar to his own. – Castle of Terror by E.J. Liston
  8. I'd like to see Amalia in a gown of this!" – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  9. And you know the black silk gown will surely go on." – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  10. " My new pink gown said Anne promptly. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  11. Then she put on the gown she had worn as a beggar- girl, and her wooden shoes, and let her hair down over her shoulders. – The Faery Tales of Weir by Anna McClure Sholl
  12. Lady Anna trembled all the more, and her heart sank still lower within her, because her mother no longer wore the old brown gown – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  13. As he softly pulled it open, I saw him start, and the rustling of the gown caught my ear again from the outside. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  14. I then allowed Nina to take off Beatrice's man's clothes, and to dress her in the same white gown in which I had first seen her. – The Dead Lake and Other Tales by Paul Heyse
  15. She changed her evening gown for a teagown, and then said she would sit up for an hour or so and write letters, and I needn't wait. – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells
  16. Sarakoff shivered and drew his dressing- gown closely round him. – The Blue Germ by Martin Swayne
  17. She rose, and put on a pretty pink dressing gown – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  18. She had changed immediately into a tea- gown but I could not hear any cough. – Red Hair by Elinor Glyn
  19. Whether or not the veil is worn, a hat is never provided for this gown – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
  20. In a blue- and- yellow dressing gown – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse