1 But now that they had become her own people, to bathe and encourage and adorn, she had an acute and uncomfortable interest in them.
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2 She might be fifty-five or sixty; but hers was one of those faces that time seems to touch only to brighten and adorn.
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3 Then her desire had been to adorn herself with something, and the more adorned the better.
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4 To adorn themselves with flowers, to dance, to sing in the sunlight: so much was left of the artistic spirit, and no more.
5 To fluff out her curls, put on fashionable dresses, and sing romantic songs to fascinate her husband would have seemed as strange as to adorn herself to attract herself.
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6 If I made you that present it was that you might adorn yourself therewith.
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7 First they build up a vast pyre of resinous billets and sawn oak, whose sides they entwine with dark leaves and plant funereal cypresses in front, and adorn it above with his shining armour.
8 To examine and arrange these things gave Amy great satisfaction, especially the jewel cases, in which on velvet cushions reposed the ornaments which had adorned a belle forty years ago.
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9 A chanting cherub adorned the cover of the sugar bucket, and attempts to portray Romeo and Juliet supplied kindling for some time.
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10 Now it was not only shut, but locked, and yesterday's mud still adorned the steps.
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11 Among the many pillows that adorned the venerable couch was one, hard, round, covered with prickly horsehair, and furnished with a knobby button at each end.
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12 A stout Frenchman, who knew the Emperor, came to indulge his mania for dancing, and Lady de Jones, a British matron, adorned the scene with her little family of eight.
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13 One of the captivating children, who seem made to be kissed and cuddled, adorned and adored like little goddesses, and produced for general approval on all festive occasions.
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14 About his breast there was a wondrous golden belt adorned in the most marvellous fashion with bears, wild boars, and lions with gleaming eyes; there was also war, battle, and death.
15 We found the apartment vacant; a large fire burning silently on the marble hearth, and wax candles shining in bright solitude, amid the exquisite flowers with which the tables were adorned.
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