Usage examples for ornaments

  1. It was long past mid- day, when the attendant Mandane came to put a last touch to Nitetis' dress and ornaments. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Their ornaments were carved under the influence of that restraint which marked the Stuarts. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  3. On arriving at the city, she sold some of her costly ornaments, pearls and precious stones, and hired a stately house for her residence with a suitable establishment. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  4. Once before Bimala had offered up her ornaments. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  5. At eight o'clock he saw on the high- road which led across the heath a carriage roll by, the silver ornaments of which sparkled in the morning sun. – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  6. I wondered if we were going to sell ornaments to Peyrot. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  7. There's an old Well House in the garden, which is one of its chief ornaments, and has adorned it since the fifteenth century. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  8. I know all about her little ornaments. – Girls of the Forest by L. T. Meade
  9. For a time Virginia occupied herself returning the ornaments to the drawing- room mantelpiece, and the illustrated gift books to the centre table. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  10. She draped it gracefully over the tree, then opened a parcel and took colored ornaments from it. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  11. Girl's parents are angry because of her choice of a husband and send her away without good clothes or ornaments. – Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore by Fay-Cooper Cole
  12. Then without changing her expression, or looking again at me, she lowered her tones to a whisper, and scarcely moved her lips in saying, " When I go out- wait- then follow," and even while she spoke thus, she was making gestures of admiration over the Indian's ornaments, continuing to do so, and to comment upon them to us, as a child might. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  13. She was heard to declare afterwards that she would not go to the Pyramids again, not if they were to be given to her for herself, as ornaments for her garden. – An Unprotected Female at the Pyramids by Anthony Trollope
  14. The head was covered with ornaments of gold, and also with pearls. – Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage by Charles Georges Souli
  15. Photographs with written inscriptions, post- cards bearing good wishes, ornaments for the centre- table, ornaments for the person, images of the church, all crushed, broken, and stained. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  16. Those who had none offered their possessions,- books, ornaments, tea- cups, for sale. – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  17. When at last he was left with nothing to eat, he started out to sell his wife's silver ornaments, but no one dared buy them. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  18. With a lovely smile at Luttrell across the bowl of flowers that ornaments the breakfast- table. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  19. For what end do you want these ornaments? – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  20. Pottery figures and heads are quite common and frequently painted brilliantly; small heads and ornaments of green- stone are not uncommon; curious clubs of stone for beating bark- paper are also found; objects of gold and silver have been found in ancient graves, near the foot of the mountains, on the outskirts of the village. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr