Breeches were assumed on the Day of Atonement.
They bought practically all of what is now Essex county from the Indians for "fifty double hands of powder, one hundred bars of lead, twenty axes, twenty coats, ten guns, twenty pistols, ten kettles, ten swords, four blankets, four barrels of beer, ten pairs of breeches, fifty knives, twenty horses, eighteen hundred and fifty fathoms of wampum, six ankers of liquor (or something equivalent), and three troopers' coats."
Rostov wiping his muddy hands on his breeches looked at his enemy and was about to run on, thinking that the farther he went to the front the better.
She wiped sweaty palms on the men's breeches she wore.
On supposed references to breeches in Dan.
Yes, it was a woman's shape, her body clad in dark breeches and boots, her sleeveless tunic held in place beneath a leather belt.
The cloak they spread under him was wet with blood which stained his breeches and arm.
He had just entered, wearing an embroidered court uniform, knee breeches, and shoes, and had stars on his breast and a serene expression on his flat face.
"Princess Drubetskaya to see Prince Vasili Sergeevich," he called to a footman dressed in knee breeches, shoes, and a swallow-tail coat, who ran downstairs and looked over from the halfway landing.
He had just finished dressing for his ride, and wore a blue uniform, opening in front over a white waistcoat so long that it covered his rotund stomach, white leather breeches tightly fitting the fat thighs of his short legs, and Hessian boots.
One of the next arrivals was a stout, heavily built young man with close-cropped hair, spectacles, the light-colored breeches fashionable at that time, a very high ruffle, and a brown dress coat.
Whittingham's enterprise was, however, soon superseded by an issue of the whole Bible, which appeared in 1560, the so-called Genevan Bible, popularly also known as the Breeches The Bible, from its rendering of Gen.
He had on a shabby cadet jacket, decorated with a soldier's cross, equally shabby cadet's riding breeches lined with worn leather, and an officer's saber with a sword knot.
Their fair or red hair was brought forward from the crown of the head towards the forehead, leaving the nape of the neck uncovered; they shaved the face except the upper lip. They wore fairly close breeches reaching to the knee and a tunic fastened by brooches.
The shepherds, rudely clad in a sleeveless sheepskin jacket, the wool outside, and leather breeches, and loosely wrapped in a woollen mantle or blanket, are among the most striking objects in a Spanish landscape, especially on the table-land.
He published Pike County Ballads (1871) - the most famous being "Little Breeches" - a volume worthy to rank with Bret Harte, if not with the Lowell of the Bigelow Papers; Castilian Days (1871), recording his observations in Spain; and a volume of Poems (1890); with John G.
With boots are worn shaiwars, or baggy riding breeches, very loose, and tied by a string at the ankle; a sort of kilt is worn by couriers.
He wore an unfastened cloak, wide breeches hanging down in creases, and a crumpled shako on the back of his head.
When the officers had emptied and smashed their glasses, Kirsten filled others and, in shirt sleeves and breeches, went glass in hand to the soldiers' bonfires and with his long gray mustache, his white chest showing under his open shirt, he stood in a majestic pose in the light of the campfire, waving his uplifted arm.
Jauntily shifting the position of his legs in their tight riding breeches, diffusing an odor of perfume, and admiring his partner, himself, and the fine outlines of his legs in their well-fitting Hessian boots, Nicholas told the blonde lady that he wished to run away with a certain lady here in Voronezh.
He was dressed in a dark-green dress coat, knee breeches of the color of cuisse de nymphe effrayee, as he called it, shoes, and silk stockings.
In the uniform of the Preobrazhensk regiment--white chamois-leather breeches and high boots-- and wearing a star Rostov did not know (it was that of the Legion d'honneur), the monarch came out into the porch, putting on his gloves and carrying his hat under his arm.
He replaced a stack of breeches into the trunk he pulled them from, only for a small book to fall out.
"A soldier on leave--a shirt outside breeches," he would say.
The same may also be true of breeches.
As a child he had been "a savant in petticoats"; as a boy he was a poet in breeches.
Conrad wears breeches or short trousers with a tunic.
Aware of his dirty appearance, Xander wiped his hands on his worn breeches.
7, " They sewed fig leaves together and made themselves breeches."
This article of clothing is sometimes loose, sometimes tight all the way, sometimes loose as far as the knee and tight below like Jodhpur riding breeches.
breeches of the guns ran back under cover to be loaded using hydraulic machinery.
When I started to help out on the farm I had my parents buy me a pair of riding breeches and knee length socks.
They wear maroon and green rosettes with black breeches and white shirts.
It was in white breeches that the infantry used to fight.
Had on light mixed gray coat and waistcoat with metal buttons, corduroy breeches, round hat and plated shoe buckles if not altered.
He was a delicate, frail-looking little fellow, dressed in a black velvet suit with knee breeches.
For the boys a dozen pairs of leather breeches were purchased.
BAE systems have come up with a novel method of stopping Wi-Fi security breeches.
breeches parts, operatic singing and dramatic dancing.
corduroy breeches, round hat and plated shoe buckles if not altered.
This woolen variant of ` boxer shorts ' was worn underneath the newly fashionable canvas breeches which tended to chafe the thighs.
He wears a yellow waistcoat and breeches, buff gauntlets and no sash.
moleskin breeches have served me well for many a long year.
waistcoat with metal buttons, corduroy breeches, round hat and plated shoe buckles if not altered.
We know but few men, a great many coats and breeches.
On his lower portions, a man wore close fitting breeches that came to the knee, stockings and black shoes.
Traditionally, a boy marked his entrance into adulthood both with graduating from shorts or breeches and from short sleeves to long.
Whereas all men's trousers were once knee-length, now only little boys wore knickers or breeches, although a man might still wear them for riding.
Throughout the century, men's daily wear consisted of a shirt, breeches or trousers, a waistcoat and a coat.
At the beginning of the century, men still wore breeches as part of their suits.
The Covenant, upset with their recent defeat, breeches the Earth's defenses and begin a serious invasion.
Breeches: Very familiar to colonial Englishman the knee breeches were often worn by the refined pirate captain.
Pants: An alternative to breeches are long pants that are similar to "sultan" trousers.
Footwear: Captain's that wore breeches didn't normally wear high boots and settle for a low-ankle boot or shoe close to a loafer.
If you wish to be a captain but prefer to be rougher around the edges, then you'll certainly want long pants and high boots or breeches and loafers.
You can also get more elaborate, earlier costumes, such as a bodice and skirt for girls and breeches, waistcoat and jacket for boys.
He wears a jacket, breeches, hat and eccentric shoes.
Leprechaun costumes are typically green and consist of a hat, vest, jacket and breeches.
The hat and breeches are black, the coat is green and the stockings are red and white striped.
It has a green jacket with tails, green breeches, a green top hat and a white sleeveless shirt with a green bow tie attached.
This outfit has a slightly more traditional costume style with a green and blue jacket, red and green plaid vest, red breeches, green and white striped socks and shoe covers.
For women who don't want to wear a mini dress, Annie's Costumes has a unisex outfit that comprises a velvet jacket, breeches, vest, shirt and socks.
The other deluxe costume has a jacket with long tails, breeches and a white satin vest covered in green shamrocks.
Top a pair of riding breeches with a pristine white show top, and finish the look with riding gloves and a pair of boots.
Buckskin and cotton shirts, cocked hats, beaver-skins, cowhide, moccasins, boots, long stockings, knee breeches, jackets, belt knives, axes, clubs, handguns, and blades were merely some components in their motley of outfits.
A Continental soldier's attire included a cocked hat, a waist coat and regiment coat, breeches, long stockings, and leather shoes.
The coats also bore two white epaulets and were worn with white or buff breeches and waistcoats.
Having a few spare jerseys and breeches in the closet means that the practice uniforms can be clean but the best ones can be saved for the big game.
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