GARB's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of garb
Definition:
n. costume; dress
Example:
I was glad to accept her hospitality; and I submitted to be relieved of my travelling garb just as passively as I used to let her undress me when a child.
Sentence in Classic:
Wives, again, put on weeds for their husbands, as if, so far from grieving in the garb of sorrow, they had made up their minds to render it as becoming and attractive as possible.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Her garb was rustic, and her cheek pale; but there was an air of dignity and beauty, that hardly permitted the sentiment of pity.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
He is to aid me in the onslaught, and he and his followers will personate the outlaws, from whom my valorous arm is, after changing my garb, to rescue the lady.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Cosette had been obliged, on becoming a scholar in the convent, to don the garb of the pupils of the house.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Himself he went on foot swathed in a vast lion skin, shaggy with bristling terrors, whose white teeth encircled his head; in such wild dress, the garb of Hercules clasped over his shoulders, he entered the royal house.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
A learned man, before whom the last circumstance was mentioned as a fact, declared he had seen the quarries in question, which gave great weight to assertions hitherto somewhat doubtful, but which now assumed the garb of reality.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
So he doffed his prison garb, and put on his old fertilizer clothing, and heard the door of the prison clang behind him.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
A landsman could hardly have worn this garb and shown this face, and worn and shown them both with such a galliard air, without undergoing stern question before a magistrate, and probably incurring a fine or imprisonment, or perhaps an exhibition in the stocks.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
By the fire stood a ruffianly child, strong in limb and dirty in garb, with a look of Catherine in his eyes and about his mouth.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context