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It was announced that the battle would be called the Battle of the Windmill, and that Napoleon had created a new decoration, the Order of the Green Banner, which he had conferred upon himself.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
And he began, at first rather diffidently, but more and more carried away by the subject as he went on, to draw her attention to the various details of the decoration of his house and garden.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In consequence of this battle Kutuzov received a diamond decoration, and Bennigsen some diamonds and a hundred thousand rubles, others also received pleasant recognitions corresponding to their various grades, and following the battle fresh changes were made in the staff.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was forced to acknowledge with consternation that this apparent door was simply the wooden decoration of a building against which it was placed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The sole decoration of the four rooms on the ground floor, which composed his lodgings, consisted of framed herbariums, and engravings of the old masters.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
They were so narrow they seemed to be there as decoration on the column rather than for anyone to use.
This man was dressed in a greatcoat, or rather a surtout, a little worse for the journey, but which exhibited the ribbon of the Legion of Honor still fresh and brilliant, a decoration which also ornamented the under coat.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Except for that small expenditure in the decoration of her infant, Hester bestowed all her superfluous means in charity, on wretches less miserable than herself, and who not unfrequently insulted the hand that fed them.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
My pockets had always puzzled Weena, but at the last she had concluded that they were an eccentric kind of vase for floral decoration.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context