He added, "They settle ninety percent of those things before the judge gets his robes on."
The door opened to reveal Daniela, the headmistress, a severe-looking woman wearing the brown robes of the convent.
She turned, surprised to see the middle-aged woman in grey robes and sharp brown eyes.
As soon as she sat, another woman in similar robes with a flushed face appeared, serving tray in hand.
The courtyard was packed with women in brown robes and Immortals.
Another was hunch-backed and dressed in heavy robes despite the heat of the day, and a third man barely taller than her had white irises and silvering hair.
She wasn't surprised to see the man in the thick robes move to the cooler shade of the house.
They wore black robes and sat stone like, until the vampire in the center rose, and motioned for the three to come closer.
In 1000, disclosed the body of the emperor, vested in white coronation robes and seated on a marble chair.
Worst of all, the Orthodox tsar occasionally abandoned the decorous flowing robes of his venerated ancestors, and appeared publicly in the unseemly costume of heretical foreigners, whilst his consort, when carried through the streets in a litter, did not conceal her face from the public gaze.
The high priest dressed in his robes went out to meet him, and at the sight Alexander remembered a dream, in which such a man had appeared to him as the appointed leader of his expedition.
He refused to put the vote of outlawry, uttered a few passionate words, cast off his official robes, declared the session at an end, and made his way out under protection of a squad of grenadiers.
Northern Nigeria is the seat of a very large native cotton industry, to supply the demand for cotton robes for the Mahommedan races inhabiting the country.
Princess Ozma, dressed in her most splendid robes of state, sat in the magnificent emerald throne, with her jewelled sceptre in her hand and her sparkling coronet upon her fair brow.
There was always one bud larger and more beautiful than the rest, which pushed her outer, covering back with more pomp, as if the beauty in soft, silky robes knew that she was the lily-queen by right divine, while her more timid sisters doffed their green hoods shyly, until the whole plant was one nodding bough of loveliness and fragrance.