Usage examples for trousseau

  1. This she did with all the pride of a young bride when she shows the glories of her trousseau to the friend of her bosom. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  2. In her secret soul she vowed that Violet should never go back east unless it were post- haste to prepare a wedding trousseau. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. But in those days, I, like most of my fellow students, was thinking much more of " science" than of practical medicine, and I believe if we had not clung so closely to the skirts of Louis and had followed some of the courses of men like Trousseau,- therapeutists, who gave special attention to curative methods, and not chiefly to diagnosis,- it would have been better for me and others. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. He means providing another teacher for Walden, taking you to Chicago shopping for a wonderful trousseau, marrying you in his Lake Shore palace, no doubt. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  5. She has no trousseau, there has been no time, and I am an old woman, but it is all mourning, and she does not like black. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  6. One day the young lady called, and informed me that she had just been up to the future home of Mr. and Mrs. Lake unpacking his fiancee's trousseau which had been sent on ahead, with the request that it be unpacked and hung up in order that the wrinkles all be out by the time the bride arrived. – Reno A Book of Short Stories and Information by Lilyan Stratton
  7. There was a little trouble about this as a part of it had to come back as her trousseau, but still the arrangement was pleasantly made. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  8. I had loads of fun getting my adventure trousseau together yesterday! – Jane Journeys On by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  9. Where did she propose to get her trousseau? – Patricia Brent, Spinster by Herbert Jenkins
  10. The latter is still in use for a bride's trousseau. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  11. Suppose we go to New York, all three of us, and buy Jemmy's trousseau? – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  12. You know we both thought she was going to marry the Hapsburg, and then she turned up quite suddenly and unexpectedly in Cavendish Square, and told Clo Dalrymple she had come back to order her trousseau. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. She had thought as she sewed upon them at different times that they were to be a part of her own wedding trousseau. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  14. Sir Samuel doesn't like it on me, so I don't mind parting with it; but it's very handsome, and cost me a great deal of money when I was getting my trousseau. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  15. Now, when the time drew near for her to be married and to depart into a foreign kingdom, her old mother gave her much costly baggage, and many ornaments, gold and silver, trinkets and knicknacks, and, in fact, everything that belonged to a royal trousseau, for she loved her daughter very dearly. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  16. The trousseau was of the most splendid character, and Marie entered into the spirit of the affair with such eagerness that the sisters forbore to quarrel. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  17. Eleanor Meade was getting a beautiful trousseau for her marriage with Frank Wharton in the spring and she and Mollie had been sewing together almost every day. – The Camp Fire Girls' Careers by Margaret Vandercook
  18. Oh, no, monsieur, all her beautiful dresses, ze trousseau magnifique, lying about the room, but she is not there. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  19. But why should we worry about a trousseau? – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  20. Sure and I'll be wanting the finest trousseau that ever a princess had. – Fairy Tales from the German Forests by Margaret Arndt