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The counterpane and hangings of the bed, the window curtains, the little carpet, and all the ornamental textile fabrics in the room are oriental and gorgeous: the paper on the walls is occidental and paltry.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
Her dramatic instinct was roused by the choice of subjects, and the gorgeous reproductions of historic dress stirred an imagination which only visual impressions could reach.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Like Damocles at his celebrated banquet, Rebecca perpetually beheld, amid that gorgeous display, the sword which was suspended over the heads of her people by a single hair.
Stacks Gate, as seen from the highroad, was just a huge and gorgeous new hotel, the Coningsby Arms, standing red and white and gilt in barbarous isolation off the road.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
He came in gorgeous array, with plumed cap, red cloak, chestnut lovelocks, a guitar, and the boots, of course.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tornadoes that never swept tame northern lands.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
It was the one season of the year, and the one weather of the season, in which the heath was gorgeous.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Franz and Albert looked inquiringly at each other, then at the gorgeous furnishings of the apartment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life, as if he were related to one of those intricate machines that register earthquakes ten thousand miles away.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
He felt ready to leap upon him and fling him to the ground if he dared to lift the gorgeous hanging that concealed the secret of his life.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context
Seated, as in life, with his form and limbs arranged in grave and decent composure, Uncas appeared, arrayed in the most gorgeous ornaments that the wealth of the tribe could furnish.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context