Usage examples for robe

  1. The queen at once separated the letter, put one of the sheets in her robe, the other in her pocket, hurriedly closed the window, and stepped to the door. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  2. So she told Jack to lend her his knife, and with it she cut off a very small piece of the skirt of her robe, and gave it to him. – Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow
  3. Sheila frowned, staring at him, and began sliding from her side, reaching for her robe. – Police Your Planet by Lester del Rey
  4. The crowd opened, forming a wide aisle, through which there advanced a tall, majestic figure, with flowing robe and gray beard. – Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile) by Isaac Landman
  5. And we hope as hard as we can every day, that you'll get the mike- robe you are in kwest of. – Georgina of the Rainbows by Annie Fellows Johnston
  6. He wears the crown of state and a purple robe bordered and lined with crimson the two corners of which are carried by chamberlains Upon the right side of the king walks the prime minister of Sweden. – Norwegian Life by Ethlyn T. Clough
  7. Rolled in his robe, ere quick sleep came he had solved the problem. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  8. A heavy robe was thrown over the top of her head, falling on the sides and back to within a foot of the ground. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  9. Bring forth the best robe and put it upon him, for this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found . – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  10. He said his legs were just run off his feet, said the girl, growing confused as the moon- robe unfolded. – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. It was a most beautiful robe of purple silk; it had a gold border, and it just fitted her. – Mopsa the Fairy by Jean Ingelow
  12. The crown and robe were worn at the formal opening of the Riksdag by his father, King Oscar. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  13. One night this old woman awoke suddenly, and was terrified to see a female form dressed in a flowing white robe, bending over the cradle of the little boy, who slept near. – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  14. She walked slowly along the bank of the lake, her head bowed, and the long skirt of her mourning- robe sweeping the grass. – Monsieur de Camors, v3 by Octave Feuillet
  15. Turning around in his course, he waved his robe again. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  16. Would steal the robe from an automobile, provided it was not a luxurious one. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  17. And whatever was to come, in that hour the great priest of Love in the white robe of innocence had made them one. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  18. She drew a pin from her robe, and secretly thrust the point into Ludwig's hand. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai