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A pair of military trousers, light blue with a yellow stripe, serve to give that suggestion of authority proper to the leader of a band.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
In Siberia they lead the same animal life, and the stripes on their bodies heal, and they are happy as before.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
My stripes were sore and stiff, and made me cry afresh, when I moved; but they were nothing to the guilt I felt.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
It may be that we are chosen instruments of His good pleasure, and that we ascend to His bidding as that other through stripes and shame; through tears and blood; through doubts and fears, and all that makes the difference between God and man.
They were such resplendent uniforms, brave with shining buttons and dazzling with twined gold braid on cuffs and collars, the red and yellow and blue stripes on the trousers, for the different branches of the service, setting off the gray to perfection.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
A third colored the post with stripes of a dark red paint; all which indications of a hostile design in the leaders of the nation were received by the men without in a gloomy and ominous silence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
He had given Demby but few stripes, when, to get rid of the scourging, he ran and plunged himself into a creek, and stood there at the depth of his shoulders, refusing to come out.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
Tom opened, at once, to a heavily marked passage, much worn, of the last scenes in the life of Him by whose stripes we are healed.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
His face and his whole figure in his uniform with the crosses, and white trousers striped with braid, as he moved hurriedly along, reminded Levin of some hunted beast who sees that he is in evil case.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context