You could wear a feed sack at a formal dinner and not look underdressed.
This involved making the poor wear prison uniforms and only providing enough food to avoid starvation.
She held her forearm out to the door as she approached, glancing again at the gold band around her wrist that Romas had emphasized she needed to wear at all the times.
She could wear men's clothes and crack that whip all she wanted, but she was still a woman at heart - and he knew it.
The Immortals were grouped beneath the trees, and none of them appeared the worse for wear from their escape.
"You should wear his most preferred color, yellow," Talal advised.
No one did, because the Mangaboos did not wear hats, and Zeb had lost his, somehow, in his flight through the air.
I think mother will be glad to make the dress for you, and when you wear it you will look as pretty as a rose.
Oh, and you know what they say: Men don't make passes at girls who wear glasses.
She touched it, as thrilled to wear his symbol as she had been her father's.
She didn't have to wear sunglasses indoors anymore, didn't have to hide from moonlight!
I can.t wear this.
"Why would you want me to wear something so daring, darling?" she asked with a smile.
Frictionless coatings that never wear out in machines that last for centuries.
You would set all Russia against you and every one of us would feel ashamed to wear the uniform.
Mom is fixing supper and I'm sure she has something you can wear in the morning.
I'll lend you one of my night gowns and find some clothes for you to wear in the morning.
"He won't even let me wear my translator when we have visitors," she complained.
The dress is pretty but I can't imagine having to wear these undies!
Mother is making me pretty new dresses to wear in Boston and I will look lovely to see little girls and boys and you.
It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh;--a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush--this the light dust-cloth--which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.
The countess was to wear a claret-colored velvet dress, and the two girls white gauze over pink silk slips, with roses on their bodices and their hair dressed a la grecque.
Maybe the effects of the liquor would wear off by morning.
When Destiny wanted to wear a ring like mommy, Carmen tied a yellow ribbon around her finger and made a bow of it on the top.
He understood why Ne'Rin had refused to allow her to wear the translator with visitors.
If the Gargoyles can unhook the wings then the power to fly lies in the wings themselves, and not in the wooden bodies of the people who wear them.
The ancient cannon, which look seaward, wear a very menacing expression; but I doubt if there is any unkindness in their rusty old hearts.
At present men make shift to wear what they can get.
Moreover, the waves, I suspect, do not so much construct as wear down a material which has already acquired consistency.
This pond has no stream passing through it to melt or wear away the ice.
The second pair of man's gloves he was to wear at the meetings, and finally of the third, a pair of women's gloves, he said: Dear brother, these woman's gloves are intended for you too.
It wasn't anywhere near the size of Romas's, and the dwelling showed signs of wear and use.
She took in their bright clothing, glad she thought to wear light blue today.
The bombshell blonde always threw good dinner parties with fun themes; this theme had been Disco Night, complete with lava lamps, disco ball, tacky '70s music that still jammed out the open windows, and costumes for those who chose to wear them.
If it is too warm in Tuscumbia for little sister to wear her pretty mittens, she can keep them because her sister made them for her.
I sometimes try my acquaintances by such tests as this--Who could wear a patch, or two extra seams only, over the knee?
When you have got my ornaments ready, I will wear them.
The walls were lined with blouses, formal wear, business wear, jackets, and other kinds of clothing, while displays of knit shirts, sweaters, jeans, and slacks spanned out before her.
Claire didn't look any worse for wear after a day in the offsite location Dusty had scouted as a temporary dungeon for their prisoners.
Even he does not wear it, Pierre said and motioned her to follow him towards the party below.
The blue skirt and sweater were a little dressy for jail, but they'd no doubt give her some fashionable stripes to wear anyway.