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.
In this period, however, the tunica, corresponding to the Greek chiton, was universally worn in ordinary life, and the toga gradually became a full-dress garment which was only worn over the tunica on important social occasions; Juvenal (iii.
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.
acted almost all his young characters, as Hamlet, Horatio, Pierre, &c. in a full-dress suit and large peruke.
Doctors in full dress wear the velvet bonnet with Spectrum blue chord.
The men paraded in their full dress uniform opposite the headquarters, Exchange Hotel, at 10.30am.
Undress uniform was a lower key affair consisting of a blue jacket, white pantaloons and full dress helmet.
Firstly, she remembered that her Grandmother had a picture of him dressed in the full dress tunic of a hussar regiment.
The full-dress uniform of Louis Mountbatten is on display along with many tableaus depicting Royal Marine events.
This inspection (recognitio) must not be confounded with the full-dress procession (transvectio) on the 15th of July from the temple of Mars or Honos to the Capitol, instituted in 304 B.C. by the censor Q.
The Romans often wore sandals (soleae) or light shoes (socci), but in full dress (i.e.
A minute later the old man's large stout figure in full-dress uniform, his chest covered with orders and a scarf drawn round his stomach, waddled out into the porch.
PhD in full dress will wear a gown similar to the Master 's but with red shot green taffeta facings.
Officers wear a white dress uniform and enlisted men and women wear their Full Dress Blues.
The Coast Guard has a full dress white uniform that parallels the Navy's Formal White Dress Uniform.
They are professional soldiers and are supplied with Full Dress uniforms at no cost.
For most of special occasions when British soldiers want to wear the Full Dress uniform, it consists of a dark blue tunic, pants (or skirt) and a colored peaked cap.
Units who want to wear Full Dress uniforms can purchase them at their own expense to be worn for special displays such as historical celebrations, or when acting as a sword guard to the Royal Horse Artillery.
In the Full Dress Uniform, medals are on the left breast pocket.
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