The princess was accordingly roused, and quickly came downstairs in a dressing-gown, her fair hair flowing loose over her shoulders.
The anciennes cohues de France, gay, familiar and military, gave place to a stilted court life, a perpetual adoration, a very ceremonious and very complicated ritual, in which the demigod pontificated even in his dressing-gown.
It is so hot now we've passed the Equator, I wear only a muslin camisole under my dressing gown.
Even now he was wearing a cravat with his dressing gown.
She just sat in her dressing gown by her bedroom fire, with her head sunk in her hands.
Hardly had Prince Andrew gone when the study door opened quickly and the stern figure of the old man in the white dressing gown looked out.
Though she came upon the count in his dressing gown every day, he invariably became confused and begged her to excuse his costume.
During one of these attacks they carried off my empty portmanteau and my dressing gown.
In Moscow he felt at peace, at home, warm and dirty as in an old dressing gown.
At first she heard only Metivier's voice, then her father's, then both voices began speaking at the same time, the door was flung open, and on the threshold appeared the handsome figure of the terrified Metivier with his shock of black hair, and the prince in his dressing gown and fez, his face distorted with fury and the pupils of his eyes rolled downwards.
The door opened and the old prince, in a dressing gown and a white nightcap, came in.
On waking up that morning Count Ilya Rostov left his bedroom softly, so as not to wake the countess who had fallen asleep only toward morning, and came out to the porch in his lilac silk dressing gown.
But as soon as Pierre turned toward him he wrapped his dressing gown around him with a shamefaced and angry look and hurried away.
His dressing gown was unfastened, his face red and distorted.
The count donned his dressing gown and went out to look.
He was lying in a squirrel-fur dressing gown on a divan, surrounded by pillows.
He kept one hand, in which he clasped his tobacco pouch, inside the bosom of his dressing gown and held the stem of his pipe firmly with the other.
The short or long kimono makes a wonderful silk robe or dressing gown.
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