Usage examples for ribbon

  1. A'll buy thee a bonny ribbon for thy hair out o' t' cousin's own shop. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  2. Edith fluttered uneasily over the coffee machine, her cheeks as red as the bow of ribbon at her throat. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. Under Hammer's pressure she told about the purchase of the ribbon, of Isom's iron hand upon her throat. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  4. Sunny Boy whispered, watching the lady standing up to smooth out the little girl's hair- ribbon. – Sunny Boy in the Big City by Ramy Allison White
  5. " She had a blue ribbon round her throat. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  6. She's the ribbon girl I told you about. – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  7. It hung against the back of the opposite chair, on a level with her own eyes, and was suspended by a narrow black ribbon,- an odd place for a portrait, but in glancing at the table in front of her she thought she guessed the reason. – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  8. Such cards are generally held together with white ribbon. – The Book of Good Manners by W. C. Green
  9. I am sure you must want ribbon for some of your Christmasings." – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  10. Finally everybody had in hand a ribbon. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  11. But the girl turned around from fixing her neck- ribbon before the glass, her face radiant. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  12. Dorothea, already in her night- gown, was sitting at the table in the living room, sewing a ribbon on the dress she had just been wearing: it had somehow got loose. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  13. Was it really nothing but foolish vanity that led me to the conviction that you were thinking of me also when you engraved on the ribbon the despised spider- for which, however, I always felt a certain regard- with the delicate web beneath its slender legs?" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. The ribbon had a blue edge, just the color of Peggy's blue frocks. – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  15. On another occasion she brought some ribbon home, to do up her old black hat which she was so ashamed of. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  16. So when we met Bess and Matthew half an hour later down the Riverfield ribbon, I hurried them back. – The Golden Bird by Maria Thompson Daviess
  17. At a ball one night we had danced together as often as usual, and when, as we sat out a waltz, he had asked me for a ribbon or a flower, I had been child enough to let him see all my heart as I gave them to him. – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  18. Now for a whole week of her, day and night, in that black dress with the coloured ribbon. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  19. Said it was a pale pink ribbon or something with a little silver 'do- funny' on it! – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  20. Don't you think a pink hair ribbon would be nice? – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd