Usage examples for robe

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Rolled in his robe ere quick sleep came he had solved the problem. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  4. Turning around in his course, he waved his robe again. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. As soon as Javotte was in my room, I made her cut the linen in seven pieces, four of five feet long, two of two feet, and one of two feet and a half; the last one was intended to form the hood of the robe I was to wear for the great operation. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Sheila frowned, staring at him, and began sliding from her side, reaching for her robe – Police Your Planet by Lester del Rey
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. She drew a pin from her robe and secretly thrust the point into Ludwig's hand. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  18. 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
  19. The wolf took it up; it was a beautiful robe – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. 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