1 Jo in maroon, with a stiff, gentlemanly linen collar, and a white chrysanthemum or two for her only ornament.
2 "There is a lovely old-fashioned pearl set in the treasure chest, but Mother said real flowers were the prettiest ornament for a young girl, and Laurie promised to send me all I want," replied Meg.
3 This funny spectacle appeared to amuse the sun, for he burst out with such radiance that Jo woke up and roused her sisters by a hearty laugh at Amy's ornament.
4 I took them out of the store room and folded them up myself, and I gave him also the gold brooch to wear as an ornament.
5 I had a single little pearl ornament which Miss Temple gave me as a parting keepsake: I put it on, and then we went downstairs.
6 She had then on a dark-blue silk dress; her arms and her neck were bare; her only ornament was her chestnut tresses, which waved over her shoulders with all the wild grace of natural curls.
7 Her indifferent state of health unhappily prevents her being in town; and by that means, as I told Lady Catherine one day, has deprived the British court of its brightest ornament.
8 Above the chimney were sundry villainous old guns, and a couple of horse-pistols: and, by way of ornament, three gaudily-painted canisters disposed along its ledge.
9 Thus, gentle reader, I have given thee a faithful history of my travels for sixteen years and above seven months: wherein I have not been so studious of ornament as of truth.
10 It seemed really to the little maiden as though she were sitting before a large iron stove, with burnished brass feet and a brass ornament at top.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenContext Highlight In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
11 "Of which he is the brightest ornament," said Beauchamp, drinking off a glass of champagne.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
12 The mourning in her heart forbade her assuming this simple ornament, though she had not yet had time to put on the outward semblance of woe.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.
13 Mademoiselle Eugenie was dressed with elegant simplicity in a figured white silk dress, and a white rose half concealed in her jet black hair was her only ornament, unaccompanied by a single jewel.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 96. The Contract.
14 That head of yours should be for use as well as ornament.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
15 You are not to have, in any object of use or ornament, what would be a contradiction in fact.