Dress Sentence Examples
That dress is really YOU!
The dress was too long.
He pushed her against the wall, pulling at her dress again.
They sparkled like the blue dress and diamonds.
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The kids dress a lot better here.
The chilly ocean breeze made her dress move as if it was alive, and she swiped at the pink hair blinding her.
No, Mary, really this dress does not suit you.
Did I tell you in my last letter that I had a new dress, a real party dress with low neck and short sleeves and quite a train?
Made of material softer than silk, the black dress she wore pooled at the top of her feet.Advertisement
He slid her dress free, his hands moving over her body possessively before he lifted her and carried her to the bed.
She helped Destiny into a frilly white dress with yellow trim and they both finished up with white sandals.
Katie had helped her pick out the dress.
Her large blue-green eyes were clear and calm, the curves of her slender frame complemented by the cut and drape of the dress.
A council which assembled at Rome during the reign of Eugenius passed several enactments for the restoration of church discipline, took measures for the foundation of schools and chapters, and decided against priests wearing a secular dress or engaging in secular occupations.Advertisement
In matters of dress the asceticism of the society was very pronounced.
Yet the types, both in armour and dress, remained essentially Teutonic - or rather Celtic-Teutonic. Indeed, when in the course of time uniformity came to prevail over the greater part of Europe, it was the Teutonic rather than the Roman fashions which were generalized.
I assumed she meant a wedding dress or something connected to our pending wedding until she continued.
I'll talk to him while you dress.
Before reaching Montserrato, Ignatius purchased some sackcloth for a garment and hempen shoes, which, with a staff and gourd, formed the usual pilgrim's dress.Advertisement
When a man finds himself in this condition he assumes the women's dress and habits.
The dress of the women is less distinctive than that of the men, who wear a picturesque black and white costume, with knee-breeches, a brilliantly coloured sash, black hempen sandals, and a handkerchief wound round the head.
Hitherto the actor had walked the stage in modern dress.
He had been the target of constant attack during his life, and his personal foibles, careless dress and mental eccentricities were the theme of endless ridicule.
Her dress was of Spitalfields silk; her veil of Honiton lace; her ribbons came from Coventry; even her gloves had been made in London of English kid - a novel thing in days when the French had a monopoly in the finer kinds of gloves.Advertisement
In the spring of 1517 he went for the last time to England, about a dispensation from wearing his canonical dress, obtained originally from Julius II.
The official dress of the acolyte, according to Ordo V., was a close-fitting linen garment (camisia) girt about him, a napkin hanging from the left side, a white tunic, a stole (orarium) and a chasuble (planeta) which he took off when he sang on the steps of the ambone.
Lyons is the headquarters of the trade, principally in the production of dress fabrics, plain and figured, and other light and heavier fabrics.
The noils are also in great demand for mixing with wool to make fancy effects in wool cloths for the dress goods trade.
The dress of the upper classes must have been of a somewhat gorgeous character, especially when account is taken of the brooches and other ornaments which they wore.
Having acquired some command of the Chinese tongue, and modified his personal appearance and dress in accordance with Chinese taste, he started from Canton.
To escape attention the little party assumed the dress of lamas or priests.
He clearly preferred the society of the semi-heathen Kumanians to that of the Christians; wore, and made his court wear, Kumanian dress; surrounded himself with Kumanian concubines, and neglected and ill-used his ill-favoured Neapolitan consort.
The dress of the people is Egyptian rather than Syrian.
It had at the outset no liturgical significance whatever, and was simply adopted by the clergy for the same reason that the clergy of the 18th century wore wigs - because it was part of the full dress of ordinary life.
In Germany it was even customary for men to dress up as women, and women as men, against the command of Deut.
From the violence of a multitude in which women of the worst class were more furious than the men she was sheltered in the house of the provost, where she repeatedly showed herself at the window, appealing aloud with dishevelled hair and dress to the mercy which no man could look upon her and refuse.
In a fresh state it is poisonous and fatal to vegetation, and is often used for this reason to dress land infested with wireworms, grubs, club-root fungus, &c.
Begin grafting in the third week; dig and dress between the rows of gooseberries, currants and other fruit trees, if not already done.
In the forcing-houses prune and train the trees; fork over and dress the borders of such houses as have not been already done.
Dig and dress such flower borders and shrubberies as may now be cleared of annuals and the stems of herbaceous plants.
The earliest Flemish Beghard communities were associations mainly of artisans who earned ' In the year 1287 the council of Liege decreed that "all Beguinae desiring to enjoy the Beguine privileges shall enter a Beguinage, and we order that all who remain outside the Beguinage shall wear a dress to distinguish them from the Beguinae."
The Mazurs are distinguished from the Poles by their lower stature, broad shoulders and massive frame, and still more by their national dress, which has nothing of the smartness of that of the southern Poles, and by their ancient customs; they have also a dialect of their own, containing many words now obsolete in Poland, and several grammatical forms bearing witness to Lithuanian influence.
A cotton chemise, and a white manta wrapped in Moorish fashion over head and body, constitute the dress of the women; a cotton shirt and trousers that of the men.
The habits and dress of the various orders may be seen in Helyot's Histoire, which abounds in plates, coloured, in the ed.
It prescribes severe simplicity of dress and of life, and certain abstinences and prayers and other religious exercises, and forbids the frequentation of the theatre, the bearing of arms and the taking of oaths except when administered by magistrates.
The manufacture of woollen and half-woollen dress materials centres mainly in Saxony, Silesia, the Rhine province and in Alsace.
Between the date of her death in 1758 and his own on the 10th of August 17 J9 he fell into a state of prostration in which he would not even dress, but wandered unshaven, unwashed and in a nightgown about his park.
At the age of nineteen he returned to his father's house, and, making a rough attempt at a hermit's dress out of two kirtles of his sister's and a hood belonging to his father, he ran away to follow the religious vocation.
After satisfying himself of Rolle's sanity, Dalton's father provided him with food and shelter and a hermit's dress.
Its museum, like the ethnological and natural history collection of the Essex Institute, was bought by the Peabody Academy of Science, whose museum now includes Essex county collections (natural history, mineralogy, botany, prehistoric relics, &c.), type collections of minerals and fossils; implements, dress, &c. of primitive peoples, especially rich in objects from Malaysia, Japan and the South Seas; and portraits and relics of famous Salem merchants, with models and pictures of Salem merchant vessels.
The language of the upper classes was Greek; and the material background of building and decoration, of dress and furniture, was of Greek design.
Epiphanes (176-165) the Hellenistic aristocracy contrived to get Jerusalem converted into a Greek city; the gymnasium appeared, and Greek dress became fashionable with the young men.
The inhabitants are of many diverse races, the various nationalities being frequently distinguishable by differences in dress as well as in physiognomy and colour.
The dress of the men of the upper and middle classes who have not adopted European clothinga practice increasingly common consists of cotton drawers, and a cotton or silk shirt with very wide sleeves.
The dress of the lower orders is the shirt and drawers, and waistcoat, with an outer shirt of blue cotton or brown woollen stuff; some wear a kaftan.
Many ladies of the upper classes now dress in European style, with certain modifications, such as the head-veil.
The women of the lower orders have the same out-door dress of different materials and color.
A most objectionable class of male dancers also exists, who imitate the dances of the Ghawazi, and dress in a kind of nondescript female attire.
The Mahmal, a kind of covered litter, first originated by Queen Sheger-ed-Dur, is brought into the city in procession, though not with as much pomp as when it leaves with the pilgrims. These and other processions have lost much of their effect since the extinction of the Mamelukes, and the gradual disuse of gorgeous dress for the retainers of the,, officers of state.
Perhaps it was to them that the often recurring title oueb, the pure, should properly be restricted, though strict rules as to personal purity, dress and diet were demanded of all priests.
In his later years an old blue uniform with red facings was his usual dress, and on his breast was generally some Spanish snuff, of which he consumed large quantities.
She is said to have been the first to introduce into South Carolina (and into continental North America) the cultivation and manufacture of indigo, and she also imported silkworms-in 1753 she presented to the princess of Wales a dress made of silk from her plantations.
Jews who have adopted the Tatar language and dress, and who live chiefly by making morocco leather goods, knives, embroidery and so forth.
Elijah is the prophet of the wilderness, wandering, rugged and austere; Elisha is the prophet of civilized life, of the city and the court, with the dress, manners and appearance of ordinary "grave citizens."
A disarming act, and the prohibition of the highland dress, did not indeed break, but it transferred to other fields the military spirit of the clans.
So far as the hounds are concerned, the object of cub hunting is to teach them their duty; it is a dress rehearsal of the November business.
He adopted the dress and manners of the country, was the first Christian missionary in Kiang-si, and built several churches in Fo-Kien.
They were all distinguished by a special dress or uniform and in public always drove in a carriage.
The British Museum contains a bust of Marcus Aurelius in the dress of a Frater Arvalis.
She obtained an interview with him, and to test her resolution he told her to dress in penitential sackcloth and beg alms for the poor in the streets of Assisi.
It is casual dress.
Notwithstanding the war carried on against the jay, its varied cries and active gesticulations show it to be a sprightly bird, and at a distance that renders its beauty-spots invisible, it is yet rendered conspicuous by its cinnamon-coloured body and pure white tail-coverts, which contrast with the deep black and rich chestnut that otherwise mark its plumage, and even the young at once assume a dress closely resembling that of the adult.
He denounced monastic vows, a distinctive dress for the clergy, the thought of a propitiatory mass, and the presence of images and pictures in the churches.
For example, the ephod, an object of divination, is still retained, but it is now restricted to the high-priest; and his position as head of a theocratic state, and his ceremonial dress with its heathenish associations presuppose a past monarchy.
Although the national God was at once a transcendent ruler of the universe and also near at hand to man, the unconscious religious feeling found an outlet, not only in the splendid worship at Jerusalem, but in the more immediate intercessors, divine agencies, and the like; and when Judaism left its native soil the local supernatural beings revived - as characteristically as when the old placenames threw off their Greek dress - and they still survive, under a veneer of Mahommedanism, as the modern representatives of the Baals of the distant past.'
The political history is relatively slight and uneven, and the framework is rehandled in Chronicles upon more developed lines and from a later ecclesiastical standpoint, which suggests that many traditions of the monarchy were extant in a late dress.
Restrictions in church-building, in dress, in the use of beasts of burden, in social intercourse with Moslems, and in the use of bells and of the sign of the cross were enforced..
Additional richness was given to Greek bronze-work by gold or silver inlay on lips, eyes and borders of the dress; one remarkable statuette in the British Museum has eyes inlaid with diamonds and fret-work inlay in silver on the border of the chiton.
His dress was of" plain cloth "on the day of his inauguration.
One minister who appeared in gold lace and dress sword for his first, and regularly appointed, official call on the president, was received - as he insisted with studied purpose - by Jefferson in negligent undress and slippers down at the heel.
In later years he was negligent in dress and loose in bearing.
The dress of the Berbers was formerly made of home-woven cloth, and the manufacture of woollen stuffs has always been.
Dress is very casual, and prices are inexpensive to moderate.
Prices are inexpensive to moderate and dress is very casual.
Then we will all go down together and Maria can get acquainted with her while you are measured for a dress.
She helped Carmen into the new dress.
Felipa and Alondra insisted on providing the dress.
I think everyone was guilty of staring at her at least once - if for no other reason, wondering if she was going to fall out of her dress.
She finished buttoning Destiny's dress.
As she was dressing for church one Sunday, she was having zipping up her dress.
Cassie played with a fold in her dress.
Why did you think I sent you the flower - and that dress?
Claudette brushed some lint from the bodice of her dress.
She laughed nervously, acutely aware of the warmth of his hands through her cotton dress.
She twisted in her chair to see a man near the dark windows whose eyes were the color of her bright purple Easter dress.
She reached for the band around her neck securing the dress.
She flinched away as his fingers rested on the clasp of her dress.
Kin shoved her knees a part and yanked up her dress.
While Paul was dressed in jeans and a golf shirt, brother Joseph—never "Joe"—sat stiffly in creased slacks and dress shirt.
Paulette Dawkins was a short but massive chunk of good living who didn't know how to dress.
She gave him a quick "don't look" which he ignored as she turned and began to dress.
Randy Byrne was joyously married with mother Cynthia in proud attendance, attired in her Radisson original dress.
Glancing at her reflection in the mirror, Carmen straightened her dress.
She looked down and plucked at a loose thread on her dress.
With her knees pulled closer to her chest to guard against the sea breeze, the dress crumbled to the creases of her thighs and hip.
Gabriel watched her walk away, loving how much the clingy dress revealed of her body.
Deidre lifted the dress with trembling hands.
Katie grumbled, uncomfortable in her formal dress.
She paused in the doorway, realizing she was squeezed too tightly into her dress to eat anything.
At his severe tone, she took another step back, ready to exit as fast as she could in the snug dress and high heels.
His touch lingered on bruises, and he retrieved a small tool when he reached the hem of her dress.
The soft sounds of talk drifted to her, but it was the dress of the women within that drew her eye.
Her make-up was smeared from walking through the Monterey mists, her maid-of-honor dress wrinkled from constant sitting and standing.
Evelyn was splendidly dressed in blues and greens, her elegant shape clad in a very earthly, off the shoulder dress.
She took in the familiar dress and coloring of the men around her, startled to realize she did know where she was.
She had changed to the white dress, the one she'd worn to dinner that night and the hem touched the tops of her bare feet, which pointed downward.
I think the gal in my dream was wearing the same white dress he sold you.
I sold Annie Quincy's dress and letters.
Two ladies are flying all the way from Boston to buy some old underwear, a yellow dress and a bunch of junk?
Perhaps I can get the smell out of that old dress.
Cynthia followed her husband into the room, holding the Annie Quincy dress in front of her, with a bundle of under garments beneath her arm.
Cynthia dropped the bundle on the sofa and held the dress up in front of the woman.
The dress was full length, rather plain, with a high collar.
Cynthia had ironed it and the dress looked quite appealing in spite of its hundred-year age.
Donnie tugged at his mother's hem and motioned to the dress, nodding his head.
Edith ignored him and sat back on the sofa, the dress still spread in front of her.
She placed the dress over the back of the sofa with care and rose.
Once more, she held the dress in front of herself.
The dress is pretty but I can't imagine having to wear these undies!
They all looked up as Edith Shipton tentatively entered the room, dressed in Annie Quincy's antique dress.
The white dress scarcely touched the tops of her bare feet and fitted her perfectly.
I put on the dress for you, just as you asked.
I didn't just put the dress on for Donnie.
Edith hesitated, as if embarrassed but then sat next to Cynthia Dean, adjusting the dress behind her.
I felt such a strong urge to dress up in this, like a little girl trying to be someone she isn't—fishing in an attic trunk.
Edith looked up, rubbed a sleeve across her eyes to dry them, then brushed her hands down the white dress, smoothing the fabric against her legs.
As he answered the late night call, he glanced up the staircase to see Edith in the hall above, a specter in her antique dress, a look of alarm on her face.
Her dress was a half a step above the rag she used to polish the furniture and her hair had longer roots than Elmer Fudd's garden.
She was so pretty in her white dress.
Looks like Annie had a few good meals since she fit into that white dress, wouldn't you say?
Once more, she wore Annie Quincy's white dress.
I just thought I'd dress up...for your guests.
This is Annie's dress.
It's just that this dress makes me—feel so emotional.
What will you do with the dress?
She stopped and smiled, holding out the edges of her white dress as if to show it off.
When Dean answered it, Edith Shipton stood there, still clad in the white dress, that she now owned.
She spent the day in her room, in Annie's dress.
Edith passed by, dressed in civies, her beloved white dress temporarily put aside.
She seems to fancy that dress of your great-aunt Annie and I think she may have been up and about last night.
It probably was Edith Shipton in her white dress.
Today it's warm, but after you've hugged ice for a few hours in the shade, you'll be glad you took time to dress sensibly.
At least she wasn't wearing the Annie Quincy white dress.
My monthly condition excuses me from duties today so I donned my finest dress and strolled the streets of Ouray like the lady that was once Annie Quincy.
As Dean watched, scarcely breathing, she lifted the ancient white dress above her head in one motion and dropped it to the floor.
She's just sitting in the room, in her white dress.
Dean made a move toward her, but she scurried out the door with a loud laugh, still naked, dragging her white dress behind her.
The way I figure it, Edith took the knife the night when she first tried on the dress.
Mrs. Shipton was packaged a little loosely to start with, so the white dress and her being pregnant and all just pushed her all the further.
Like why did she bother to put her dress back on after she left me?
Then she added, "Did Edith wear her white dress when she came to...your bed?"
That's more of a stretch than trying to fit Gladys Turnbull in Annie's white dress.
Between bites he added, I even brought the white dress.
He didn't want the dress.
One of them bundles says it's Mrs. Shipton's stuff but all it has in it is the white dress.
You thought it went to the hospital, in a pocket of the white dress.
The dress doesn't even have a pocket.
Edith didn't have anything on but the white dress.
She was quick enough to toss in the underthings when she sold the dress to Edith that first night.
Dean wished he'd taken time to dress more warmly as he hurried down the penstock path toward where Shipton's severed line had been tethered.
He must have put Annie Quincy's white dress on her.
Annie's white dress would easily slip over her head.
They're perfect with my dress.
She wore an ivory A-line dress with shoes to match.
Still, it sure would be nice to have someone open doors, send flowers, and compliment her on a nice dress or a job well done.
She wore neither makeup nor jewelry, but her blouse and skirt demonstrated that she had made a half-hearted attempt to dress for company.
The detectives kidded that the last time she had made an error, she wore stockings and her dress was new.
Mrs. Byrne was dressed in a black jersey dress with a single strand of pearls around her neck.
The bag contained a dress, a slip, underwear and a two-piece pajama set but no robe or flannel running suit or anything dry and warm.
Dean sent two dress shirts with neckties and a card of congratulations but did not attend the ceremony.
The last thing they discussed was her wedding dress, and Mums was still talking to her about it when they emerged from the room.
A small tear was left where the strap had connected to her dress in the front.
Your dress is torn and you're bleeding.
She took extra care with her appearance, wearing a blue dress that somehow managed to bring out the violet in her eyes.
The earrings would go well with her white lace and satin wedding dress – and her wedding ring, of course.
Tomorrow she needed to get up early and dress.
Glancing at Katie in the mirror as she helped with the wedding dress, Carmen spoke jokingly.
Katie looked up at her in the mirror as she finished zipping the dress.
She looked down at her dress as she continued.
Katie stopped fussing with her dress and her full attention riveted on Carmen's face.
Even his fingertips felt soft and warm as they pushed the straps from her shoulders and fumbled with the buttons on the front of her dress.
I didn't mean to imply that there was anything wrong with the way you dress.
Supper was on the table and she had showered and put on a dress.
She paused, shoving the straps of her dress up, and then gathered the remaining pans, stacking them beside the sink to wash after supper.
His gaze drifted over her dress, saying what his lips refused to utter.
The clinic doesn't open for another hour and a half, and I can dress in five minutes.
Why did he have to wait until her figure started to fall apart before he complained about seldom seeing her in a dress?
He glanced at the dress and dropped into a chair at the table.
She wore a snug dress that revealed more of her large breasts than she probably should.
You wore that dress the same color as the blooming apple trees.
His face had been blurry, his dress different.
He took in the different manners of dress, the different features and colors, and the variety of accents and languages he heard as he walked.
Even before hearing Hilden's words of what danger was upon them, he began to dress himself in clean clothes.
Carmen was dressed in a short pink dress and white tights.
It was the first time she had worn a long dress, but Katie assured her it would make her look taller.
The black dress was fitted and had off-the-shoulder sleeves.
I thought that little broach you gave me would look nice on this dress.
After pinning it on her dress, he pulled her close.
His gaze ran over her dress and he lifted a brow.
She eyed Carmen's dress appreciably and smiled.
Her dress lifted out, revealing long graceful legs.
If I would dress this way when I took them on a tour.
It still rankled that he thought she had to be reminded to dress in a professional way.
She wouldn't have named them sound-alike names and she didn't dress them alike.
Then how come you dress like Katie tells you to?
I shouldn't let anyone tell me how I should dress so that I will look like someone I'm not.
A dress would be unhandy for riding.
She pulled Destiny's dress out and hung it while tears coursed down her cheeks.
Carmen showered and donned a simple sheath dress and didn't ask Alex what they should wear.
Obviously he thought her manner of dress was too casual.
Marrying me will do wonders for your social life - once you learn to dress properly.
Without taking the time to dress, he threw a towel on the car seat and climbed in.
At the cabin, she washed a dress in the sink and hung it on the line to dry, taking pride in the fact that she was making do with what was available.
After the dress dried, she ironed it with an old block iron she found in the closet.
She adorned her earlobes with pearl earrings that matched the tiny row of buttons down the front of her dress.
Turning first one way and then the other in front of the mirror, she tried to decide what it was about the dress that Denton found so objectionable.
At least he would like the color of her dress.
Justin watched Sylvia diaper and dress little Todd.
Xander arranged her dress and hair with care.
His hair was mussed, and his state of dress – T-shirt and pajama pants – indicated he'd just woken up.
She skirted the group, feeling underdressed and frumpy in her faded wrap, jersey-knit dress.
The heat of his large hands burned through her thin dress, and warmth bloomed within her.
Jessi turned away and waited for her to dress.
It consisted of a short skirted coat with rows of metal buttons, a tricoloured waistcoat and red cap, and became the popular dress of the Jacobins.
He was very careful about his personal appearance, and paid an almost foppish attention to dress and gait.
Both the alb and its name are derived ultimately from the tunica alba, the white tunic, which formed part of the ordinary dress of Roman citizens under the Empire.
Bright colours (especially red) are frequent, and the white chemise is an integral part of the dress.
The customs and dress of the people, who speak a patois of romaic origin, are interesting.
He wore on occasions of state the Persian dress.
Thus for the 7th, 14th, 21 st, 28th and also the 19th days of the intercalary Elul it is prescribed that "the shepherd of many nations is not to eat meat roast with fire nor any food cooked by fire, he is not to change the clothes on his body nor put on gala dress, he may not bring sacrifices nor may the king ride in his chariot, he is not to hold court nor may the priest seek an oracle for him in the sanctuary, no physician may attend the sick room, the day is not favourable for invoking curses, but at night the king may bring his gift into the presence of Marduk and Ishtar.
He holds - on grounds of fact and science - to the mechanical orderliness of nature, but claims that the Weltanschauung thus suggested may be reinterpreted in view of those undying human aspirations which MacTaggart dismisses to instant execution (unless they can dress themselves in syllogism).
The fifth canon of the council of Macon, in 584, forbids clergy to dress like laymen and imposes a penalty of thirty days' imprisonment on bread and water; but this may be merely penitential.
The proportion of landowners is a very large one, and the prosperous condition of the Groningen farmer is attested by the style of his home, his dress and his gig.
His followers were known as the Brethren of Chelcic, and wore a distinctive dress.
He speaks Finnish with Finns, Mongolian with Buriats, Ostiak with Ostiaks; he shows remarkable facility in adapting his agricultural practices to new conditions, without, however, abandoning the village community; he becomes hunter, cattle-breeder or fisherman, and carries on these occupations according to local usage; he modifies his dress and adapts his religious beliefs to the locality he inhabits.
The Ship of Fools was as popular in its English dress as it had been in Germany.
From the dress of his followers in this expedition he was called "Murkertagh of the Leather Cloaks."
But as tribal names they invited explanation, and of the many characteristic traditions which were doubtless current a number have been preserved, though not in any very early dress.
The caliph Omar initiated in the 7th century a code which required Christians and Jews to wear peculiar dress, denied them the right to hold state offices or to possess land, inflicted a poll-tax on them, and while forbidding them to enter mosques, refused them the permission to build new places of worship for themselves.
Soon after his accession he abolished the distinctive Jewish dress, abrogated the poll-tax, admitted the Jews to military service and their children to the public schools, and in general opened the era of emancipation by the Toleranzpatent of 1782.
They "testify" against the use of intoxicating liquor and tobacco, and advocate simplicity in dress.
From its remote position Carpathus has preserved many peculiarities of dress, customs and dialect, the last resembling those of Rhodes and Cyprus.
The priestly dress, which is all white, consists of drawers, an upper garment, and a girdle with the so-called taga (" crown");.
By the side of these greater things it may seem little, and yet, just because it is little, it is all the more significant that the Crusades should have familiarized Europe with new plants, new fruits, new manufactures, new colours, and new fashions in dress.
Their mode of life and dress was peculiar and hinted at innovation.
The Inquisition merely advised him and his companions to dress in a less extraordinary manner and to go shod.
The semi-civilized aborigines, who adopted the Chinese language, dress and customs, were called Pe-pa-hwan (Anglice Pepo-hoans), while their wilder brethren bear the name of Chin-hwan or" green savages," otherwise Sheng-fan or " wild savages."
The Macedonian Peucestas received special marks of his favour for adopting the Persian dress.
There was no proskynesis (or certainly not in the case of Greeks and Macedonians), and the king did not wear an Oriental dress.
The king's state dress was the same in principle as that worn by the Macedonian or Thessalian horsemen, as the uniform of his own cavalry officers.
There were other traces in the Hellenistic courts of the old Macedonian tradition besides in dress.
The Friends (at any rate under the later Seleucid and Ptolemaic reigns) were distinguished by a special dress and badge of gold analogous to the stars and crosses of modern orders.
It has abandoned its peculiarities of dress and language, as well as its hostility to music and art, and it has cultivated a wider taste in literature.
Broadly speaking, the " smaller body" is characterized by a rigid adherence to old forms of dress and speech, to a disapproval of music and art, and to an insistence on the " Inward Light " which, at times, leaves but little room for the Scriptures or the historic Christ, although with no definite or intended repudiation of them.
The national dress is the " tobe," a simple cotton sheet of two breadths sewn together, about 15 ft.
From the wool which their sheep yield they manufacture every article of native dress and good blankets.
In some parts of Herzegovina the dress, manners and physical type of the peasantry are akin to those of Montenegro.
Below him ranked the newly converted Moslem aristocracy, who adopted the dress, titles and etiquette of the Turkish court, without relinquishing their language or many of their old customs. They dwelt in fortified towns or castles, where the vali was only admitted on sufferance for a few days; and, at the outset, they formed a separate military caste, headed by 48 kapetans - landholders exercising unfettered authority over their retainers and Christian serfs, but bound, in return, to provide a company of mounted troops for the service of their sovereign.
Every nation retains its peculiar dress.
The characteristic, but by no means attractive, street dress of the Moslem women of the better class comprises a black horse-hair visor completely covering the face and projecting like an enormous beak, the nether extremities being encased in yellow boots reaching to the knee and fully displayed by the method of draping the garments in front.
By taking into his personal service a body of Alani, and appearing in public in the dress of a Scythian warrior, he aroused the contempt and resentment of his Roman troops.
The officers of the Church during the first few centuries of its existence were content to officiate in the dress of civil life, though their garments were expected to be scrupulously clean and of decent quality.
The secular fashions altered with changes of taste; but the Church retained the dress with the other traditions of the Roman Empire.
By this time, moreover, the liturgical character of the vestments was so completely established that they were no longer worn instead of, but over, the ordinary dress.
The adoption of the Roman liturgical dress had, however, at most an indirect connexion with these claims. Charlemagne was active in prescribing the adoption of the Roman use; but this was only as part of his general policy in the organization of his em pire.
Braun, S.J., in his paper on liturgical dress in the Church of England, contributed to Stimmen aus Maria-Laach (1910, Heft 7, Freiburg-im-Breisgau).
They speak the Buriat language as often as Russian, and in a Buriat dress can hardly be distinguished from the Buriats.
In the narrow " wynds " the nobility and gentry paid their visits in sedan chairs, and proceeded in full dress to the assemblies and balls, which were conducted with aristocratic exclusiveness in an alley on the south side of High Street, called the Assembly Close, and in the assembly rooms in the West Bow.
The Pacific mills (1853) introduced from England in 1854 Lister combs for worsted manufacture; and the Washington mills soon afterward began to make worsted dress goods.
In the Bergedorf district lies the Vierlande, or Four Districts (Neuengamme, Kirchwarder, Altengamme and Curslack), celebrated for its fruit gardens and the picturesque dress of the inhabitants.
The dress of the men is well shown upon the Kul Oba and Chertomlyk vases, and upon other Greek works of art made for Scythic use.
Similar movements from the same regions appear also to have penetrated Iran itself; hence the resemblance between the dress and daggers of certain classes of warriors on the sculptures of Persepolis and those shown on the Kul Oba vase.
Hardy, simple and industrious, fond of music, kind-hearted, and with a strangely artistic taste in dress, these people possess in a wonderful degree the secret of cheerful contentment.
It appears to be traceable in its Greek dress in writings of the philosopher Democritus and the dramatist Menander; it was certainly known to the author of Tobit and perhaps to the author of Daniel; some would trace its influence in the New Testament, in the parable of the wicked servant and elsewhere; it was known to Mahomet and is referred to in the Koran; it has been included among the tales in the Arabian Nights; and it survives in a good many versions ancient and modern.
Another translator from Greek was Paul, Monophysite bishop of Callinicus or ar-Rakkah, who, being expelled from his diocese in 519, retired to Edessa and there occupied himself in translating into Syriac the works of Severus, the Monophysite 1 So called " because his dress consisted of a barda`tha, or coarse horse-cloth, which he never changed till it became quite ragged " (Wright).
The word appears in English in the 18th century, and was first applied to the correct representation, in literature and art, of the manners, dress, furniture and general surroundings of the scene represented.
Many forms of clothing, moreover, seem to call attention to those parts of the body of which, under the conditions of Western civilization at the present day, it aims at the concealment; certain articles of dress worn by the New Hebrideans, the Zulu-Xosa tribes, certain tribes of Brazil and others, are cases in point.
Setting aside for the moment the less important, historically, of these, nearly all of which exist in Western civilization of the present day, it will be as well to consider that form of dress which is marked by the greatest evolution.
Climate then is one of the forces which play an important part in the evolution of dress; at the same time care must be taken not to attribute too much influence to it.
The retention by women in Europe of the tropical garb can be explained by the fact that her sphere has been mainly confined to the house, and her life has been less active than that of man; consequently the adoption of the arctic dress has been in her case less necessary.
Another factor besides climate which has exerted a powerful influence on dress - more perhaps on what is commonly regarded as " jewelry " as distinct from " clothing " - is superstition.
Speaking generally, it has been found that the East as opposed to the West has undergone relatively little alteration in the principal constituents of dress among the bulk of the population, and, although it is often difficult to interpret or explain some of the details as represented (one may contrast, for example, worn sculptures or seals with the vivid Egyptian paintings), comparison with later descriptions and even with modern usage is frequently suggestive.
In reality there were numerous minor variations in the cut and colour of ancient dress even as there are in the present day in or around Palestine.
Rank has accounted for much, and ceremonial dress - the apparel Romans, naturally left its mark, and there have been ages of increasing luxury followed by periods of reaction, with a general levelling and nationalization on religious grounds (Judaism, Islam).
The earliest dress of Babylonia also covered only the lower half of the body.
An interesting example of the long plain variety is afforded by the prisoners of Lachish before Sennacherib (701 B.C.); the circumstances and a comparison of the details would point to its being essentially a simple dress indicative of mourning and humiliation.
A significant feature is the kind of cape which covers the shoulders; it would not and no doubt was not intended to leave play for the arms; it was the dress of the leisured classes, and a typical FIG.
The underlying conception shows itself under differing though not unrelated forms over western Asia, and in their light the question of religious and ceremonial dress is of great interest.
It must suffice, therefore, to record the Pharaoh's simple girdle (with or without a tunic) from which hangs the lion's tail, or the tail-like band suspended from the extremity of his head-dress (above), or the panther or leopard skin worn over the shoulders by the high priest at Memphis, subsequently a ceremonial dress of men of rank.
Religious dress (whether of priests or worshippers) was regulated by certain fundamental ideas concerning access to the deity and its consequences.
This breast ornament finds analogies in the royal and high priestly dress of Egypt, and in the six jewels of the Babylonian king. ?
Apart from these details later Jewish dress does not belong to this section.
There was an anxiety to avoid articles of dress peculiar to other religions, especially when these were associated with religious practices; and there was a willingness to refrain from costume contrary to the customs of an unsympathetic land.
On the one hand, there was a conservatism which is exemplified when the Jews in course of immigration took with them the characteristic dress of their former adopted home, or when they remained unmoved by the changes of the Renaissance.
This fashion of dress was only temporary.
The chief article of male dress was called the tebenna.
For workmen and others of inferior occupation this appears to have been the only dress.
The plain white toga (toga Pura) was the ordinary dress of the citizen, but the toga praetexta, which had a border of purple, was worn by boys till the age of sixteen, when they assumed the plain toga virilis, and also by curule magistrates and some priests.
A purple toga with embroidery (toga pieta) was worn together with a gold-embroidered tunic (tunica palmata) by generals while celebrating a triumph and by magistrates presiding at games; it represented the traditional dress of the kings and was adopted by Julius Caesar as a permanent costume.
The trabea, which in historical times was worn by the consuls when opening the temple of Janus, by the equites at their yearly inspection and on some other occasions, and by the Salii at their ritual dances, and had (according to tradition) formed the original costume of the augurs and flamens (who afterwards adopted the toga praetexta), was apparently a toga smaller in size than the ordinary civil dress, decorated with scarlet stripes (trabes).
The school of Salerno thus forms a bridge between the ancient and the modern medicine, more direct though less conspicuous than that circuitous route, through Byzantium, Bagdad and Cordova, by which Hippocrates and Galen, in Arabian dress, again entered the European world.
At the coronation of George III., one of the king's grooms appeared "in a scarlet dress, holding a perfuming pan, burning perfumes, as at previous coronations."
Articles of dress, weapons, tools, &c., also appear.
So late as 1260 the provincial synod of Cologne decreed that the vestis camisialis must be long enough entirely to cover the everyday dress.
The coloration is generally sombre, but to this there are exceptions; the fruit-bats are brownish yellow or russet on the under surface; two South American species are white; Blainville's chin-leafed bat is bright orange; and the Indian painted bat (Cerivoula pieta) with its deep orange dress, spotted with black on the wing-membranes, has reminded observers of a large butterfly.
Henry was too young to have carried away any abiding impressions, yet throughout his life his character, dress and bearing were far more Spanish than French.
The year I882 saw Julius Caesar in a Japanese dress.
With the exception of Griend and Schokland, the islands of the Zuider Zee are inhabited by small fishing communities, who retain some archaic customs and a picturesque dress.
They were compelled to wear a distinctive dress, to which, in some places, was attached the foot of a goose or duck (whence they were sometimes called Canards).
Among the manufactures of Derby are pianos and organs, woollen goods, pins, keys, dress stays, combs, typewriters, corsets, hosiery, guns and ammunition, and foundry and machine-shop products.
The tragic writers had occasionally taken their subjects from Roman life (fabulae praetextae), and in comedy we find the corresponding togatae of Lucius Afranius and others, in which comedy, while assuming a Roman dress, did not assume the virtue of a Roman matron.
At this period he also assumes a bridal dress, painted with blue and red tints.
As king, he still retained something of the clerk in the habit of his dress; but he was at the same time a warrior so impetuous, as to be sometimes foolhardy, and his policy was on the whole anti-clerical.
A loose woollen coat reaching to the knees, and bound round the waist by a thick fold of cotton cloth, forms the dress of the men; the women's dress is a long cloak with loose sleeves.
Porphyra laciniata, the edible laver; Codium tomentosum, a coarse species; Padina pavonia, common in shallow water; Ulva latissima; Haliseris polypodioides; Sargassum bacciferum; the well-known gulf weed, probably transported from the Atlantic; Zostera marina, forming dense beds in muddy bays; the roots are cast up by storms and are valuable to dress the fields.
Although he lacked oratorical fluency, his short speeches, like his writings, were forceful; his plain dress and unassuming ways helped to make him extremely popular with the common people, in whom he had much greater faith than his cousin John had; and, above all, he was an eminently successful manager of men.
He loved the simple dress and manners of the Franks, and on two occasions only did he assume the more stately attire of a Roman noble.
Lefebvre, who was by no means a typical student in dress or manners, was a highly cultivated man and a thorough classical scholar.
At the same time her extravagance in dress, jewelry and amusements (including the gardens and theatricals at Trianon, of the cost of which such exaggerated reports were spread about) and her presence at horse-races and masked balls in Paris without the king, gave rise to great scandal, which was seized upon by her enemies, among whom were Mesdames, the count of Provence, and the duke of Orleans and the Palais Royal clique.
His dress, the simplicity of his external appearance, the friendly meekness of the old man, and the apparent humility of the Quaker, procured for Freedom a mass of votaries among the court circles who used to be alarmed at its coarseness and unsophisticated truths.
At that age he was apprenticed to a fuller and clothier, to card wool, and to dye and dress the cloth.
This combination of dress is worn only by young married women.
The tillak or peshwaz is a dress or robe the skirt and bodice of which are made in one piece, usually of red or other coloured material; it is common in Gujarat, Rajputana and the Sirsa district, and is the style usually adopted by nautch girls when dancing.
In Delhi, Lucknow, Agra and other towns in the Punjab and the United Provinces a special wedding dress is worn by the bride, called rit-kajora, the " dress of custom."
It is a very ancient dress, and their gods are represented as clothed in it in old sculptures.
The dress of Sikh women does not differ greatly from that of Hindu women; but in the Sirsa district and some other parts she wears the Mahommedan sutan or trousers, under the lhenga or skirt.
Their dress is entirely of dark blue colour, the turban being also blue, high and pointed; on it are fastened three steel quoits.