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Thus grows up Fashion, an equivocal semblance, the most puissant, the most fantastic and frivolous, the most feared and followed, and which morals and violence assault in vain.
Germain; doubtless with the feeling that fashion is a homage to men of his stamp.
And after this fashion, adventure to seek, Was Sir Galahad made--as it might be last week!
Of course it is," said he; "to my mind, fashion is one of the wickedest things in the world.
There's no telling what queer freaks fashion will take.
Tom surrendered, and after that clothed himself in the local fashion.
He weaves his wonderful words in such wonderful fashion that they sound like what he describes.
Indeed, if I were ever to get married, I am at a loss to know which way I should choose,--George Muncaster's way or the old merry fashion, with the rice and the old shoes and the orange-blossom.
The jealousies and heart-burnings thus occasioned among these so-styled children of nature are equally intense with those of the rival leaders of style and fashion in the luxurious abodes of civilized life.
But what made Montalais hold to Malicorne in an indissoluble fashion, was that Malicorne always came cram full of fresh news from the court and the city; Malicorne always brought to Blois a fashion, a secret, or a perfume; that Malicorne never asked for a meeting, but, on the contrary, required to be supplicated to receive the favors he burned to obtain.
It was her habit to sit in a window of her sitting-room on the ground floor, as if watching calmly for life and fashion to flow northward to her solitary doors.
In this fashion he covered a quarter of the distance between the two rivers, when it dawned upon him that Tudor was not on the beach at all.
No one can fill it, for the solid, homely virtues of the dear soul have gone out of fashion, as I say, and nothing new can be half so satisfactory, to me at least.
This was through the introduction by Sir Thomas Wyatt of the Italian fashion of lyric poetry.
The Fox, unable even to taste it, met with a fitting requital, after the fashion of her own hospitality.