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robe Sentence Examples

  • She threw back the robe and sat up stiffly.

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  • He pulled the robe over her exposed body, feeling the urge to run to the gym or call Jenn for a quickie to relieve the sexual spring within him.

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  • Gladys Turnbull, wrapped in a scarlet robe, stuck her head in the room.

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  • I fear for his reputation if we be discovered but I have never been happier than next to him, beneath the buffalo robe that covered us.

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  • She folded the buffalo robe and placed it on the sand.

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  • The tall trees were draped in a white robe that had drifted to the earth, not snarled their way downward like the wind driven Eastern storms where snow was a dirty word, not the magical hush that mother nature bestowed on the mountains of the west.

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  • From now on, she would be sure she had her beach robe by the pool when she swam, just in case someone came by... especially Giddon.

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  • His body was of ivory, his robe of gold.

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  • She sat up and reached for her robe, wondering who might be visiting at this time in the morning.

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  • "I'm coming," she grumbled as she pulled on her robe and walked down the hall.

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  • Soon they were snuggled beneath a heavy wool robe, gliding contentedly down the snow covered back roads of the Uncompahgre valley.

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  • We have several refugees here already, the woman in the long brown robe said.

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  • He turned, looking over the back of the sofa and there she stood in a plush white robe with a towel on her head and yes, she definitely had a waddle to her walk.

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  • I closed my eyes and perhaps nodded off but when I opened them, Martha was standing there, without her robe, in only a sheer nightgown.

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  • A man in a robe hurried down the hall as the beast battered itself against the weakening cell.

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  • Who wrestled the crazy guy in a robe for the key?

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  • There, at the top, in tightly bundled robe and, yes, a Mother Goose stocking cap, stood Claire Quincy!

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  • Grabbing her robe, she hurried to the living room.

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  • Spes is represented as a beautiful maiden in a long light robe, lifting up her skirt with her left hand, and carrying in her right a bud already closed or about to open.

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  • Who wrestled the crazy guy in a robe for the key?

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  • A small woman in a brown robe rushed to remind him of the rules.

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  • spent the greater part of his life; here Majorian was proclaimed; here the little Romulus donned his purple robe; here in the pinewood' outside the city his uncle Paulus received his decisive defeat from Odoacer.

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  • As early as Homer she takes especial interest in the occupations of women; she makes Hera's robe and her own peplus, and spinning and weaving are often called "the works of Athena."

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  • A small woman in a brown robe rushed to remind him of the rules.

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  • In a single motion, she tugged open her robe and nightgown, baring both breasts, pressing Claire to her right side.

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  • His bloodshot gaze wandered over her figure in a way that made her regret leaving her beach robe in the house.

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  • Retrieving her robe from the bed, she was about to put it on when his hand captured her arm in a steel grip.

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  • Clutching the robe to her midsection, her upper chest exposed beyond control, she tried to twist from his grip.

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  • He jerked the robe from her hand and pulled her close in an intimate embrace, forcing his lips down on hers hungrily.

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  • Rhyn tested the bonds of his cell again until a mage in a brown robe hurried down the hall to repair the damage.

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  • Embracing her from behind, he untied her robe and slid his hands around her waist.

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  • Meanwhile Agrippa gave the Levites the right to wear the linen robe of the priests and sanctioned the use of the temple treasure to provide work - the paving of the city with white stones - for the workmen who had finished the Temple (64) and now stood idle.

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  • The legend goes that Mahmud had in the meanwhile despatched the promised hundred thousand pieces of gold to Firdousi, with a robe of honour and ample apologies for the past.

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  • When thus found, the mistletoe was cut with a golden knife by a priest clad in a white robe, two white bulls being sacrificed on the spot.

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  • Clutching the robe to her midsection, her upper chest exposed beyond control, she tried to twist from his grip.

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  • Embracing her from behind, he untied her robe and slid his hands around her waist.

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  • Pulling a robe over her nightgown, she tiptoed down the hall and silently opened the door to the patio.

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  • She slapped his hand and clutched her robe closer.

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  • She pulled the buffalo robe over her shoulders and stared at his form in the moonlight.

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  • Joachim Descartes, his father, having purchased a commission as counsellor in the parlement of Rennes, introduced the family into that demi-noblesse of the robe which, between the bourgeoisie and the high nobility, maintained a lofty rank in French society.

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  • The most famous of the relics preserved in the cathedral is the "Holy Coat of Trier," believed by the devout to be the seamless robe of the Saviour, and said to have been discovered and presented to the city by the empress Helena.

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  • In addition to a tunic (kuttoneth) and a seamless mantle or robe (meil), he wore the breastplate (hoshen), the ephod, and a rich outer girdle.

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  • According to other authorities, the Romans were obliged to surrender the city, to acknowledge Porsena's supremacy by sending him a sceptre, a royal robe, and an ivory chair, to abandon their territory north of the Tiber, to give up their arms, and in future to use iron for agricultural purposes only.

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  • Mrs. Watson only offered a small smile, shoved the robe at her, and resumed her seat on the rocking chair.

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  • She turned to leave the room and briefly dropped the robe off one side to flash a bare shoulder.

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  • She turned to leave the room and briefly dropped the robe off one side to flash a bare shoulder.

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  • He reached for her robe.

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  • We assumed our now familiar positions with Howie changed into pajamas and robe.

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  • She hesitated before pulling on her robe and obeying.

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  • Alarmed, she swung on her robe and snatched one of Damian's trench coats.

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  • She unfastened the belt of her robe and hunched up, pushing it aside, letting it fall open just enough to expose an uninterrupted line of flesh from between her breasts, and down her torso and leg.

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  • Please close your robe.

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  • I'll get you a robe.

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  • World class vistas, trickling silver rivers of high snow melt-off, sky as blue as a queen's velvet robe, and the green and grey of forest and rock towering in every direction—all went unseen.

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  • Before she could escape into the modesty of the robe, he pulled her toward him.

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  • She got out of bed and grabbed her robe.

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  • She narrowed her eyes while slipping into her robe.

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  • She tugged on the belt of his robe.

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  • She jumped up and grabbed her robe.

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  • Jackson stood, and grabbed his robe.

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  • In her outstretched hand was a robe.

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  • She followed him to the rocky beach and removed her shoes and beach robe.

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  • He was descended from a well-known family of the legal nobility (noblesse de la robe).

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  • Both sexes wear the langouti or loincloth, which the men supplement with a short jacket, the women with a long scarf draped round the figure or with a long clinging robe.

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  • This depicts the journey of the soul from heaven to earth, its life in the body, and its final return to the heavenly home, under the figure of a Parthian prince who is sent from the court of his parents to the land of Egypt to fetch the serpent-guarded pearl; after a time of sloth and forgetfulness he fulfils his quest, and returns triumphant and again puts on the heavenly robe.

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  • 6 The robe had pomegranates and golden bells that the sound might give warning as he went in and out of the sanctuary, and " that he died not " (Ex.

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  • On the 16th of the month Maimacterion, a long procession, headed by a trumpeter playing a warlike air, set out for the graves; wagons decked with myrtle and garlands of flowers followed, young men (who must be of free birth) carried jars of wine, milk, oil and perfumes; next came the black bull destined for the sacrifice, the rear being brought up by the archon, who wore the purple robe of the general, a naked sword in one hand, in the other an urn.

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  • Both sexes dressed with Puritan plainness; husbands and wives quitted their homes for convents; marriage became an awful and scarcely permitted rite; mothers suckled their own babes; and persons of all ranks - nobles, scholars and artists - renounced the world to assume the Dominican robe.

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  • The warrior painted the story of conflicts on his robe only in part, to help him recount the history of his life; the Eskimo etched the prompters of his legend on ivory; the Tlinkit carved them on his totem post; the women fixed them in pottery, basketry, or blankets.

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  • There is a close connexion between the laity and priesthood, as the Buddhist rule, which prescribes that every man should enter the priesthood for at least a few months, is almost universally observed, even young princes and noblemen who have been educated in Europe donning the yellow robe on their return to Siam.

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  • Young, The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe (London, 1898).

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  • It was a very richly decorated object of coloured threads interwoven with gold, worn outside the luxurious mantle or robe; it was kept in place by a girdle, and by shoulder-pieces (?), to which were attached brooches of onyx (fastened to the robe) and golden rings from which hung the "breastplate" (or rather pouch) containing the sacred lots, Urim and Thummim.

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  • His statue was set up beside those of the seven kings of Rome, and he adopted the throne of gold, the sceptre of ivory and the embroidered robe which tradition ascribed to them.

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  • This class was styled in France "Jesuits of the short robe," and there is some evidence in support of its actual existence under Louis XV.

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  • The chasuble is thus in a special sense the sacerdotal vestment, and at the ordination of priests, according to the Roman rite, the bishop places on the candidate a chasuble rolled up at the back (planeta plicata), with the words, " Take the sacerdotal robe, the symbol of love," &c.; at the end of the ordination Mass the vestment is unrolled.

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  • Until the 11th century the phelonion is always pictured as a perfectly plain dark robe, but at this period the custom arose of decorating the patriarchal phelonion with a number of crosses, whence its name of roX va-rai ptov.

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  • Caelus is sometimes associated with Terra, represented in plastic art as an old, bearded man holding a robe stretched out over his head in the form of an arch.

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  • At nineteen he donned the robe of an Oratorian, but did not take the vows, and busied himself with literature rather than with religion.

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  • gave permission to Fulrad, abbot of St Denis, to be assisted by six deacons at mass, and these are empowered to wear "the robe of honour of the dalmatic."

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  • Its origin is almost certainly the richly embroidered dalmatic that formed part of the consular insignia, which under the name of sakkos became a robe of state special to the emperors.

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  • Sixteen women, representing eight towns of Elis and eight of Pisatis, wove the festal robe for the Olympian Hera.

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  • He was then taken from the bath and put into a plain bed without hangings, in which he remained until his body was dry, when the two esquires put on him a white shirt and over that " a robe of russet with long sleeves having a hood thereto like unto that of an hermit."

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  • To avenge herself, Medea presented the new bride with a robe and head-dress, by whose magic properties the wearer was burnt to death, and slew her children by Jason with her own hand.

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  • As all attempts to conduct a satisfactory negotiation with this emperor failed before his impenetrable stupidity, Alaric, after instituting a second siege and blockade of Rome in 409, came to terms with the senate, and with their consent set up a rival emperor and invested the prefect of the city, a Greek named Attalus, with the diadem and the purple robe.

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  • Over all is worn a long cloth robe, the gibbeh (or jibbeh) somewhat resembling the kaftan in shape, but having shorter sleeves, and being open in front.

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  • In going abroad the ladies wear above their indoor dress a loose robe of colored silk without sleeves, and nearly open at the sides, and above it a large enveloping piece of black silk, which is brought over the head, and gathered round the person by the arms and hands on each side.

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  • The body was brought to the pile in an embroidered robe and jars of unguents and honey were placed beside it.

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  • Even in its present ruined state, it is apparent that in spite of the masterly treatment of particular passages, such as the robe of the pope, Darer still lacked a true sense of harmony and tone-relations, and that the effect of his work must have been restless and garish beside that of a master like the aged Bellini.

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  • Sometimes women cover the shoulders, and on great occasions the men robe themselves in tape, bark-cloth.

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  • He sometimes wears a long robe, sometimes a light scarf.

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  • The Roman soldiers mocked " the King of the Jews " with a purple robe and a crown of thorns.

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  • They entered and found a young man in a white robe, who said, " He is risen, He is not here," and bade them say to His disciples and Peter, " He goeth before you into Galilee; there ye shall see Him, as He said unto you."

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  • Evil men, taking on them the yellow robe of the order, had given forth their own opinions as the teaching of Buddha.

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  • 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.

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  • The purity and integrity of his life are commemorated in a sentence by Daniel Webster: "When the spotless ermine of the judicial robe fell on John Jay, it touched nothing less spotless than itself."

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  • 2 The insignia of the praetor were those common to the higher Roman magistrates - the purple-edged robe (toga praetexta) and the ivory chair (sella curulis); in Rome he was attended by two lictors, in the provinces by six.

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  • casaque, a military cloak), a long-sleeved, closefitting robe worn by the clergy and others engaged in ecclesiastical functions.

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  • In mild weather it was the outer garment; in cold weather it was worn under the tabard or chimere; sometimes in the middle ages the name "chimere" was giveh to it as well as to the sleeveless upper robe.

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  • The old form of English cassock was a double-breasted robe fastened at the shoulder and probably girdled.

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  • and a furred robe) in1375-1376when the existing Outer Gate of the abbey was built (Abingdon Obed.

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  • The introduction of many of the insignia both of war and of civil office is assigned to his reign, and he was the first to celebrate a Roman triumph, after the Etruscan fashion, in a robe of purple and gold, and borne on a chariot drawn by four horses.

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  • They are Mahommedans, and although Arab influence has declined, their nobles still wear the Moslem flowing robe and turban (though the women go unveiled), and they use Arabic script.

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  • a long robe, holding burning torches; later she becomes triformis, " triple-formed," with three bodies standing back to back - corresponding, according to those who regard her as a moongoddess, to the new, the full and the waning moon.

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  • It consists of close-fitting drawers reaching below the knees, with a sash to hold them, and a large white robe.

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  • Thus the Greek and Roman emperors were adored by bowing or kneeling, laying hold of the imperial robe, and presently withdrawing the hand and pressing it to the lips, or by putting the royal robe itself to the lips.

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  • In Lydia his triumphant return from India was celebrated by an annual festival on Mount Tmolus; in Lydia he assumed the long beard and long robe which were of terwards given him in his character of the " Indian Bacchus," the conqueror of the East, who, after the campaigns of Alexander, was reported to have advanced as far as the Ganges.

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  • The Turkish envoy then in Bucharest was persuaded to invest Brancovan with the caftan, or robe of office, in token of Turkish approval, and the patriarch of Constantinople, who was also present, and the archbishop of Walachia, Theodosius, consecrated him together at the high altar of the cathedral, where he took the coronation oath to devote his whole strength to the good of his country and received the boiars' oath of submission.

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  • In the Apollo Citharoedus or Musagetes in the Vatican, he is crowned with laurel and wears the long, flowing robe of the Ionic bard, and his form is almost feminine in its fulness; in a statue at Rome of the older and more vigorous type he is naked and holds a lyre in his left hand; his right arm rests upon his head, and a griffin is seated at his side.

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  • The principal among the former was a rich young man named Yasa, who had first come to him at night out of fear of his relations, and afterwards shaved his head, put on the yellow robe, and succeeded in bringing many of his former friends and companions to the teacher, his mother and his wife being the first female disciples, and his father the first lay devotee.

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  • Startled at such news he rose up, seizing the end of his outer robe, and hastened to the place where Gotama was, exclaiming, "Illustrious Buddha, why do you expose us all to such shame ?

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  • the finger in water, a robe in blood).

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  • But nobody was wronged; his creditors were all paid in time, and his hands were at least clean of traffic in reversions, clerkships, tellerships and all the rest of the rich sinecures which it was thought no shame in those days for the aristocracy of the land and the robe to wrangle for, and gorge themselves upon, with the fierce voracity of famishing wolves.

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  • This vestment is a loose robe, with a large hood (lined with fur in winter and red silk in summer) and a long train, which is carried by a cleric called the caudatarius.

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  • Particularly applied to the long robe worn over the armour by the men-at-arms of the middle ages, the name is still given to the robes of state of kings, peers, and the members of an order of knights.

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  • Thus the "electoral mantle" was a robe of office worn by the imperial electors, and the Teutonic knights were known as the orde alborum mantellorum from their white mantles.

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  • A number of young girls, between five and ten years of age, wearing a bear-skin (afterwards a saffron-coloured robe) danced a bear-dance, called apKTEia, the girls themselves being called ecpKToc. In one account, a maiden was ordered to be sacrificed to the bear Artemis, but a certain man who had a goat called it his daughter and offered it up in secret, just as at Munychium a fawn dressed up as a girl was sacrificed to the goddess.

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  • As a goddess of the moon she wears a long robe, carries a torch, and her head is surmounted by a crescent.

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  • Demosthenes was choragus of his tribe, and was wearing the robe of that sacred office at the great festival in the theatre of Dionysus, when Midias struck him on the face.

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  • whose cold decree ordained most of the rigorous sentences, but the stain of blood rested on the cardinals robe and made his reasons of state pass for private vengeance.

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  • In order to establish this absolute despotism Richelieu created no new instruments, but made use of a revolutionary institution Methods of the 16th century, namely intendants (q.v.), employed agents who were forerunners of the commissaries of by Riche- the Convention, gentlemen of the long robe of inferior lieu, condition, hated by every one, and for that reason the more trustworthy.

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  • To make his life conform to that of Christ, his contemporaries say that he had himself circumcised, wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a cradle, and that he then, clad in a white robe and bare-footed, walked through the streets of Parma crying "Penitenz agite!"

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  • She sat up and reached for her robe, wondering who might be visiting at this time in the morning.

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  • "I'm coming," she grumbled as she pulled on her robe and walked down the hall.

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  • His bloodshot gaze wandered over her figure in a way that made her regret leaving her beach robe in the house.

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  • From now on, she would be sure she had her beach robe by the pool when she swam, just in case someone came by... especially Giddon.

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  • Pulling a robe over her nightgown, she tiptoed down the hall and silently opened the door to the patio.

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  • He reached for her robe.

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  • She slapped his hand and clutched her robe closer.

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  • Didn't Jesus wear a robe?

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  • She pulled the buffalo robe over her shoulders and stared at his form in the moonlight.

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  • She threw back the robe and sat up stiffly.

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  • She folded the buffalo robe and placed it on the sand.

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  • We assumed our now familiar positions with Howie changed into pajamas and robe.

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  • In a single motion, she tugged open her robe and nightgown, baring both breasts, pressing Claire to her right side.

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  • My wife came, attired in robe, pajamas and slippers, her arm around a half-asleep Molly bound up in a blanket like a butterfly's chrysalis.

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  • I closed my eyes and perhaps nodded off but when I opened them, Martha was standing there, without her robe, in only a sheer nightgown.

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  • He pulled the robe over her exposed body, feeling the urge to run to the gym or call Jenn for a quickie to relieve the sexual spring within him.

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  • She hesitated before pulling on her robe and obeying.

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  • Alarmed, she swung on her robe and snatched one of Damian's trench coats.

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  • She opened and closed her incredibly long legs with a flash of thigh, flipping over her robe, and exposing her knee.

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  • She unfastened the belt of her robe and hunched up, pushing it aside, letting it fall open just enough to expose an uninterrupted line of flesh from between her breasts, and down her torso and leg.

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  • Please close your robe.

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  • I'll get you a robe.

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  • World class vistas, trickling silver rivers of high snow melt-off, sky as blue as a queen's velvet robe, and the green and grey of forest and rock towering in every direction—all went unseen.

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  • Retrieving her robe from the bed, she was about to put it on when his hand captured her arm in a steel grip.

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  • Before she could escape into the modesty of the robe, he pulled her toward him.

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  • He jerked the robe from her hand and pulled her close in an intimate embrace, forcing his lips down on hers hungrily.

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  • Rhyn tested the bonds of his cell again until a mage in a brown robe hurried down the hall to repair the damage.

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  • A man in a robe hurried down the hall as the beast battered itself against the weakening cell.

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  • We have several refugees here already, the woman in the long brown robe said.

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  • I fear for his reputation if we be discovered but I have never been happier than next to him, beneath the buffalo robe that covered us.

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  • Soon they were snuggled beneath a heavy wool robe, gliding contentedly down the snow covered back roads of the Uncompahgre valley.

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  • The tall trees were draped in a white robe that had drifted to the earth, not snarled their way downward like the wind driven Eastern storms where snow was a dirty word, not the magical hush that mother nature bestowed on the mountains of the west.

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  • Gladys Turnbull, wrapped in a scarlet robe, stuck her head in the room.

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  • There, at the top, in tightly bundled robe and, yes, a Mother Goose stocking cap, stood Claire Quincy!

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  • He turned, looking over the back of the sofa and there she stood in a plush white robe with a towel on her head and yes, she definitely had a waddle to her walk.

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  • She got out of bed and grabbed her robe.

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  • She narrowed her eyes while slipping into her robe.

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  • She tugged on the belt of his robe.

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  • She jumped up and grabbed her robe.

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  • Jackson stood, and grabbed his robe.

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  • She wore a nightgown that was a bit too sheer not to be covered by a robe.

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  • In her outstretched hand was a robe.

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  • Mrs. Watson only offered a small smile, shoved the robe at her, and resumed her seat on the rocking chair.

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  • Dean could picture Marian Anderson standing there in a silk robe, cigarette holder in hand, looking every bit the wealthy socialite she was.

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  • 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.

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  • Grabbing her robe, she hurried to the living room.

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  • She followed him to the rocky beach and removed her shoes and beach robe.

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  • Just involves a crazy caper with a wizard robe and a bit of Mors madness.

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  • chime of the golden bells at the foot of His priestly robe did not betray Him.

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  • christening robe which was a family heirloom.

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  • clothed with a robe dipped in blood.

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  • crimson robe with the arms of the Order on the right shoulder.

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  • And Mongolia is represented with by a nobleman's costume that includes a robe made of yellow Russian silk damask.

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  • One day, very disconsolate, he met Story strolling along happily dressed in a multi-coloured robe.

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  • dressed in a plain brown robe beckoned him.

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  • She was wearing a loose, ermine trimmed, gray damask robe over a red underskirt.

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  • ermine robe of the king were displayed was set center stage at the opening.

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  • far end of the rows of neatly planted fruit bushes a tall figure dressed in a plain brown robe beckoned him.

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  • filthy rags for the best robe.

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  • And, as a result, His robe is stained with the blood of His defeated foes.

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  • The name ' Hagoromo ' means feathered robe and in Japanese folklore is the clothing of an angel.

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  • garbed in the orange robe of a nun.

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  • hooded robe come from?

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  • He is usually depicted as an elderly bearded man, dressed in a robe, carrying an hourglass.

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  • Blindingly white kilt for him, and long white robe for her.

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  • kimono robe: - 100% medium-weight cotton - Colors: see selection boxes below.

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  • ladies cotton kimono robe: - 100% medium-weight cotton - Colors: see selection boxes below.

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  • Wearing paper knickers, an operating robe and now a pair of tights!

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  • They gave up their possessions, put on a saffron robe, shaved their head, and became mendicants or wandering monks.

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  • If you're looking for a new nightie, chemise, pjamas or a robe then you'll have a great choice.

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  • purple robe.

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  • One obvious riposte to the question " Why did you steal my robe?

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  • I don robe, visit WC, then make tea.

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  • In desperation she sends Hercules the gift of an embroidered robe given to her by the centaur Nessus whom Hercules had killed.

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  • She wore a long hooded robe of brilliant white which could be seen to trail on the ground behind her.

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  • He smiles and says to the pilot, " Take this silken robe and golden staff and enter the Kingdom.

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  • Alex is Nora Willcox's latest great grandchild and he wore a lovely christening robe which was a family heirloom.

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  • He wore a pure white terry cloth robe and no shoes.

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  • The bride wore a elaborate dress of silver tissue and lace and a velvet robe lined with ermine.

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  • robe of righteousness from the heavenly Father.

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  • seamless robe?

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  • Joachim Descartes, his father, having purchased a commission as counsellor in the parlement of Rennes, introduced the family into that demi-noblesse of the robe which, between the bourgeoisie and the high nobility, maintained a lofty rank in French society.

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  • His body was of ivory, his robe of gold.

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  • The most famous of the relics preserved in the cathedral is the "Holy Coat of Trier," believed by the devout to be the seamless robe of the Saviour, and said to have been discovered and presented to the city by the empress Helena.

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  • spent the greater part of his life; here Majorian was proclaimed; here the little Romulus donned his purple robe; here in the pinewood' outside the city his uncle Paulus received his decisive defeat from Odoacer.

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  • Meanwhile Agrippa gave the Levites the right to wear the linen robe of the priests and sanctioned the use of the temple treasure to provide work - the paving of the city with white stones - for the workmen who had finished the Temple (64) and now stood idle.

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  • The legend goes that Mahmud had in the meanwhile despatched the promised hundred thousand pieces of gold to Firdousi, with a robe of honour and ample apologies for the past.

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  • When thus found, the mistletoe was cut with a golden knife by a priest clad in a white robe, two white bulls being sacrificed on the spot.

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  • He was descended from a well-known family of the legal nobility (noblesse de la robe).

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  • Spes is represented as a beautiful maiden in a long light robe, lifting up her skirt with her left hand, and carrying in her right a bud already closed or about to open.

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  • Both sexes wear the langouti or loincloth, which the men supplement with a short jacket, the women with a long scarf draped round the figure or with a long clinging robe.

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  • As early as Homer she takes especial interest in the occupations of women; she makes Hera's robe and her own peplus, and spinning and weaving are often called "the works of Athena."

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  • This depicts the journey of the soul from heaven to earth, its life in the body, and its final return to the heavenly home, under the figure of a Parthian prince who is sent from the court of his parents to the land of Egypt to fetch the serpent-guarded pearl; after a time of sloth and forgetfulness he fulfils his quest, and returns triumphant and again puts on the heavenly robe.

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  • In addition to a tunic (kuttoneth) and a seamless mantle or robe (meil), he wore the breastplate (hoshen), the ephod, and a rich outer girdle.

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  • 6 The robe had pomegranates and golden bells that the sound might give warning as he went in and out of the sanctuary, and " that he died not " (Ex.

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  • (See further Priest.) In the Maccabaean age the high priest Jonathan received the purple robe and crown and the buckle of gold worn on the shoulder as a sign of priestly and secular rank (1 Macc. X.

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  • On the 16th of the month Maimacterion, a long procession, headed by a trumpeter playing a warlike air, set out for the graves; wagons decked with myrtle and garlands of flowers followed, young men (who must be of free birth) carried jars of wine, milk, oil and perfumes; next came the black bull destined for the sacrifice, the rear being brought up by the archon, who wore the purple robe of the general, a naked sword in one hand, in the other an urn.

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  • Both sexes dressed with Puritan plainness; husbands and wives quitted their homes for convents; marriage became an awful and scarcely permitted rite; mothers suckled their own babes; and persons of all ranks - nobles, scholars and artists - renounced the world to assume the Dominican robe.

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  • According to other authorities, the Romans were obliged to surrender the city, to acknowledge Porsena's supremacy by sending him a sceptre, a royal robe, and an ivory chair, to abandon their territory north of the Tiber, to give up their arms, and in future to use iron for agricultural purposes only.

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  • The warrior painted the story of conflicts on his robe only in part, to help him recount the history of his life; the Eskimo etched the prompters of his legend on ivory; the Tlinkit carved them on his totem post; the women fixed them in pottery, basketry, or blankets.

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  • 24); in John they make four parts of them and cast lots concerning His seamless tunic, thus fulfilling the text, " They divided My garments among them and upon My vesture they cast lots ": the parallelism of Hebrew poetry, which twice describes one fact, being taken as witnessing to two, and the tunic doubtless symbolizing the unity of the Church, as in Philo the high priest's seamless robe symbolizes the indivisible unity of the universe, expressive of the Logos (De ebrietate, xxi.).

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  • There is a close connexion between the laity and priesthood, as the Buddhist rule, which prescribes that every man should enter the priesthood for at least a few months, is almost universally observed, even young princes and noblemen who have been educated in Europe donning the yellow robe on their return to Siam.

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  • Young, The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe (London, 1898).

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  • It was a very richly decorated object of coloured threads interwoven with gold, worn outside the luxurious mantle or robe; it was kept in place by a girdle, and by shoulder-pieces (?), to which were attached brooches of onyx (fastened to the robe) and golden rings from which hung the "breastplate" (or rather pouch) containing the sacred lots, Urim and Thummim.

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  • 27 (where he is clothed with a robe); "girt," too, is ambiguous, since the verb is even used of a sword.

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  • His statue was set up beside those of the seven kings of Rome, and he adopted the throne of gold, the sceptre of ivory and the embroidered robe which tradition ascribed to them.

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  • This class was styled in France "Jesuits of the short robe," and there is some evidence in support of its actual existence under Louis XV.

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  • But Sabuktagin, throughout his reign at Ghazni, continued to acknowledge the Samanid suzerainty, as did Mahmud also, until the time, soon after succeeding to his father's dominions, when he received from Qadir, caliph of Bagdad (see Caliphate, C. § 25), a khilat (robe of honour), with a letter recognizing his sovereignty, and conferring on him the titles Yamin-addaula (" Right hand of the State"), and Amin-ulMillat (" Guardian of the Faith").

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  • The chasuble is thus in a special sense the sacerdotal vestment, and at the ordination of priests, according to the Roman rite, the bishop places on the candidate a chasuble rolled up at the back (planeta plicata), with the words, " Take the sacerdotal robe, the symbol of love," &c.; at the end of the ordination Mass the vestment is unrolled.

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  • The chasuble was originally a tent-like robe which fell in loose folds below the knee (see Plate I.

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  • Until the 11th century the phelonion is always pictured as a perfectly plain dark robe, but at this period the custom arose of decorating the patriarchal phelonion with a number of crosses, whence its name of roX va-rai ptov.

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  • Caelus is sometimes associated with Terra, represented in plastic art as an old, bearded man holding a robe stretched out over his head in the form of an arch.

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  • At nineteen he donned the robe of an Oratorian, but did not take the vows, and busied himself with literature rather than with religion.

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  • for the year 1164), the socalled sudarium of St Veronica, which from the 12th century onwards was preserved in the Capella Santa Maria ad praesepe of St Peter's in Rome (see Dobschiitz, Christusbilder, p. 218 seq.), and the seamless robe of Christ, the possession of which lent renown to the cathedral of Trier since the beginning of the 12th century (Gesta Trevir., Mon.

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  • gave permission to Fulrad, abbot of St Denis, to be assisted by six deacons at mass, and these are empowered to wear "the robe of honour of the dalmatic."

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  • The sakkos, which, as a liturgical vestment, first appears in the 12th century as peculiar to patriarchs, is now a scapular-like robe very similar to the modern dalmatic (see fig.

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  • Its origin is almost certainly the richly embroidered dalmatic that formed part of the consular insignia, which under the name of sakkos became a robe of state special to the emperors.

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  • Sixteen women, representing eight towns of Elis and eight of Pisatis, wove the festal robe for the Olympian Hera.

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  • He was then taken from the bath and put into a plain bed without hangings, in which he remained until his body was dry, when the two esquires put on him a white shirt and over that " a robe of russet with long sleeves having a hood thereto like unto that of an hermit."

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  • One of these rites originally consisted in carrying a new peplus (the state robe of Athena) through the streets to the Acropolis to clothe the ancient carved image of the goddess, a ceremonial known in other cities and represented by the writer of the Iliad (vi.

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  • To avenge herself, Medea presented the new bride with a robe and head-dress, by whose magic properties the wearer was burnt to death, and slew her children by Jason with her own hand.

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  • As all attempts to conduct a satisfactory negotiation with this emperor failed before his impenetrable stupidity, Alaric, after instituting a second siege and blockade of Rome in 409, came to terms with the senate, and with their consent set up a rival emperor and invested the prefect of the city, a Greek named Attalus, with the diadem and the purple robe.

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  • Over all is worn a long cloth robe, the gibbeh (or jibbeh) somewhat resembling the kaftan in shape, but having shorter sleeves, and being open in front.

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  • In going abroad the ladies wear above their indoor dress a loose robe of colored silk without sleeves, and nearly open at the sides, and above it a large enveloping piece of black silk, which is brought over the head, and gathered round the person by the arms and hands on each side.

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  • The body was brought to the pile in an embroidered robe and jars of unguents and honey were placed beside it.

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  • Even in its present ruined state, it is apparent that in spite of the masterly treatment of particular passages, such as the robe of the pope, Darer still lacked a true sense of harmony and tone-relations, and that the effect of his work must have been restless and garish beside that of a master like the aged Bellini.

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  • Such patterns were used in Cappadocia, and the priest in the rocksculpture at Ibriz wears an embroidered robe strikingly similar in style to the pattern on the Midas tomb; but the idea of using the pattern as the Phrygians did seems peculiar to themselves.

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  • Sometimes women cover the shoulders, and on great occasions the men robe themselves in tape, bark-cloth.

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