Usage examples for shawl

  1. She caught down one, lit it, and throwing the shawl over her head, stepped out into the night. – I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. But among the women, though chiefly of rank and wealth, are some who are Negroes, usually distinguished by the plain shawl, instead of the veil over the head. – To Cuba and Back by Richard Henry Dana
  3. Indeed, the said shawl would have gone quite over his eyes if it had not been for his fine Roman nose, which stuck out over it, and held it firmly down. – The Thorogood Family by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. " You take up room enough for three with a big shawl under each arm," said Betty. – Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore by Amy Brooks
  5. On the sofa lay a shawl and a book, and on the bed a silk dress, as thrown there after being taken off. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  6. She drew back the shawl that covered her child, with a faint, far- off gleam of pride in her eyes. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  7. Boots hid their tops under the skirts of his coat, and the coat in turn was partly concealed under a black shawl. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  8. Helen wrapped herself in a shawl and lay down with her head on her arms and one eye for the clouds, but she did not listen to the talk, and she had no definite thoughts. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  9. Then she put on a cap and threw a shawl over her shoulders. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  10. She had other strange privileges, this little old woman with the shawl over her head, as the child discovered gradually. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  11. Dil wrapped herself in an old shawl and dropped down on her little cot. – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  12. By his side stood a woman, a woman dressed in black, with a lace shawl over her head, covering part of her face. – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  13. " I couldn't imagine what had become of you, Janet," she said, coming forward and throwing off her lace shawl. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  14. The wife of only a few months came out a little later with eyes that were still wet with tears, and with what things she was going to take away with her, wrapped in a shawl. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  15. Miriam rose and took up her shawl. – A Woman's Burden by Fergus Hume
  16. At one of the doors stood an old lady with a shawl drawn over her head. – The Beetle A Mystery by Richard Marsh
  17. And with that she made a fierce attack on the shawl, and succeeded in dragging the infant from Liz's reluctant arms. – Stories By English Authors: London by Various
  18. Are you sure it was a shawl? – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  19. The seamstress was pale, and hollow in face, with the sign of poverty stamped upon her, for the faded shawl about her shoulders and the little ragged garment told the same story. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss