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bracelets

n. handcuffs. The cops put the bracelets on Jane and led her away.
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In return of which favour, I will make you a present of this knife and bracelet," taking them out of my pocket.
He had then been to pass three hours with Amelia, his dear little Amelia, at Fulham; and he came home to find his sisters spread in starched muslin in the drawing-room, the dowagers cackling in the background, and honest Swartz in her favourite amber-coloured satin, with turquoise bracelets, countless rings, flowers, feathers, and all sorts of tags and gimcracks, about as elegantly decorated as a she chimney-sweep on May-day.
Plain as it was, the design of the bracelet was unusually beautiful.
Moody found Isabel's card, and put his bracelet inside the folded napkin on her plate.
I will keep these--this ring and bracelet," said Dorothea.
Moreover, there was the bracelet to admire; and when she had given it a good rub, and held it out at arm's length, it sparkled and glittered so beautifully on her wrist, that to look at it in every point of view and with every possible turn of the arm, was quite an absorbing business.
No; but it looks very well on me as a bracelet, doesn't it?
Will you give us each a bracelet of brass as well as the rifles?
He found himself at once in a labyrinth, and wandered about for a long time without meeting anyone; in fact, the only sight he saw was a circle of human hands, sticking out of the ground above the wrist, each with a bracelet of gold, on which a name was written.
Finding the bracelet but coldly looked at, the jeweller invites attention to a tray of rings for gentlemen; here is a style of ring, now, he remarks--a very chaste signet--which gentlemen are much given to purchasing, when changing their condition.
It is not much; but since you told me of the lady who gave you the bracelet, Fanny--'
Finding they were determined to go, the Winkies gave Toto and the Lion each a golden collar; and to Dorothy they presented a beautiful bracelet studded with diamonds; and to the Scarecrow they gave a gold-headed walking stick, to keep him from stumbling; and to the Tin Woodman they offered a silver oil-can, inlaid with gold and set with precious jewels.
Two officers appeared at the entrance-door: one, a young fellow, with a feeble, delicate face, who had lately joined the regiment from the Corps of Pages; the other, a plump, elderly officer, with a bracelet on his wrist, and little eyes, lost in fat.
Cedric, whose feelings were all of a right onward and simple kind, and were seldom occupied by more than one object at once, omitted, in the joyous glee with which be heard of the glory of his countrymen, to remark the angry confusion of his guest; ``I would give thee this golden bracelet, Pilgrim,'' he said, ``couldst thou tell me the names of those knights who upheld so gallantly the renown of merry England.
She was wearing Wendy's bracelet on her arm; she had asked for the loan of it.