Martha lugged out a tattered game of Monopoly.
I don't want you running around in tattered clothes.
She was dressed in a tattered coat, hands in her lap, sitting as nervously as an immigrant awaiting deportation.
Cynthia Dean kept pushing away all other thoughts from his tattered mind.
Beside him rode an hussar, with a boy in a tattered French uniform and blue cap behind him on the crupper of his horse.
Though tattered, hungry, worn out, and reduced to a third of their original number, the French entered Moscow in good marching order.
Despite their pale swollen faces and tattered uniforms, the hussars formed line for roll call, kept things in order, groomed their horses, polished their arms, brought in straw from the thatched roofs in place of fodder, and sat down to dine round the caldrons from which they rose up hungry, joking about their nasty food and their hunger.
"I have hundreds of rubles I don't know what to do with, and she stands in her tattered cloak looking timidly at me," he thought.
Tattered, blue-purple clouds, reddening in the east, were scudding before the wind.
Facing the South Common were the homes of Rev. Nathaniel Ward (1578-1652), principal author of the Massachusetts "Body of Liberties" (1641); the first code of laws in New England, and author of The Simple Cobler of Aggawam in America, Willing to help mend his Native Country, lamentably tattered, both in the upper-Leather and the Sole (1647), published under the pseudonym, "Theodore de la Guard," one of the most curious and interesting books of the colonial period; of Richard Saltonstall (1610-1694), who wrote against the life tenure of magistrates, and although himself an Assistant espoused the more liberal principles of the Deputies; and of Ezekiel Cheever (1614-1708), a famous schoolmaster, who had charge of the grammar school in 1650-1660.
But mind, don't bring me such tattered and dirty notes as last time, but nice clean ones for the countess.
At the corner of the Moroseyka, opposite a large house with closed shutters and bearing a bootmaker's signboard, stood a score of thin, worn-out, gloomy-faced bootmakers, wearing overalls and long tattered coats.
But there seemed to be no one to celebrate this holiday: everywhere were blackened ruins, and the few Russians to be seen were tattered and frightened people who tried to hide when they saw the French.
Meanwhile, Mavra Kuzminichna was attentively and sympathetically examining the familiar Rostov features of the young man's face, his tattered coat and trodden-down boots.
tattered remnants of a man.
tattered clothes, were crouched about a bundle of red rags on the floor.
tattered flag for years.
tattered remains of our pride?
tattered cloak of the beggar will bear him up like the rayed plumes of the angels.
My copy is so tattered and worn out, I'm thinking of buying a new one to replace it.
Outlets, both online and offline, that offer discount blue jeans, which in the nineties catered to the tattered, grunge look embraced by female teens, have now become the standard for males as well.
If it's a point of pride for you not to have a tattered beach towel, choose something colorful or with an image or pattern you love while you're searching for a deal.
If you plan to dine in the Lido Restaurant, then casual attire is accepted, but don’t expect to be greeted with open arms if you show up in torn denim cut-offs, a tattered baseball cap and a crop top.
While the Dockers wear like iron, eventually they do become tattered and worn.
Clothing tattered with holes is not a good option, while gently used items that no longer are wanted and/or fit the donor are excellent choices.
A long, loose vest can be made by even the most amateur sewer, or, if you find a tattered coat in a thrift shop, cut off the sleeves and call it done.
Men can search for old tattered suits or military uniforms to portray fallen officers and gentlemen.
Other styles are manufactured in bright and cheerful designs, or decorated with pretty embellishments such as simple flowers or hearts often done in a tattered style.
Raw Edge Totes: Have an earthy feel with their tattered graphics and raw edges that encircle the bags.
Students who are dressed in discount or tattered clothing are often teased and ridiculed by more affluent classmates.
In the past, the typical punk look has included everything from neon hairstyles and ripped plaids to tattered fishnets and esoteric band t-shirts.
Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet, her clothes all tattered and torn.
The tattered cloak of the beggar will bear him up like the rayed plumes of the angels.
Five men, dressed in tattered clothes, were crouched about a bundle of red rags on the floor.
Only when he reached Gabe did he return to his Immortal form. The death-dealer's clothing was tattered from demon strikes, his body smelling of blood sure to incense the creatures he fought. Despite this, the assassin's speed and strikes didn't falter. Each was sure and powerful. Rhyn maneuvered until his back was to Gabe's, and he reached back to snatch the knife Gabe kept strapped to one thigh. While Gabe showed no sign of slowing, Rhyn could feel the wound Kris inflicted slowing his movements. At least Kris hadn't stabbed him with the enforcer dagger, or Rhyn would be dead.
The sodden, tattered autumn leaves come falling one by one, The bronze and red chrysanthemums are glowing in the sun.
Too much of Religion has the old modernism clinging to its tattered garments.
touchstone for public opinion about energy companies and these figures will do nothing to rescue some tattered reputations.
The woman peeled off her tattered tartan shawl revealing a cascade of amber tresses spilling down her thin back.
The needy scholar was generally to be seen under the gate of Pembroke, a gate now adorned with his effigy, haranguing a circle of lads, over whom, in spite of his tattered gown and dirty linen, his wit and audacity gave him an undisputed ascendancy.
One sees the pair reunited on the bench where they first " met ", tattered and beaten from the movie 's events.
Stuck on a twig, they waved in the wind like a tattered flag for years.
A small remnant of a once vigorous society, clothed in the tattered remains of our pride?
The cards were very tattered, and as we played on we realized that the various denominations had tears in exactly the same places !
My copy is so tattered and worn out, I 'm thinking of buying a new one to replace it.
I discovered an old tattered copy among my father 's faded leather-bound tomes on a shelf in our hallway.
Direct selling is a touchstone for public opinion about energy companies and these figures will do nothing to rescue some tattered reputations.
Some witches wear traditional black dresses and pointed black boots, while others pair velvet tattered gowns with fishnet stockings and gothic witch hats.
Zombies are yet another easy to create costume, relying mostly on tattered rags and special effects makeup.
Death lowered the hand displaying the end of the world scenario. The images of Gabe fighting demons switched to those of Katie on the beach under the moonlight. Rhyn's breath caught at the sight of her. She appeared exhausted, tattered, and drenched from the underworld rain. She'd never looked as beautiful as she did, even if she looked as if she'd just left the underworld. Toby was with her, pulling her from the beach towards the Sanctuary.
Pulling her tattered cloak around her shoulders she proceeded up the steps.
Tattered prayer-books and somewhat dingy scapulars were brought to light.
glamourthe backstage area had the apt faded glamor, lined with shelves of tattered books.
At the one end of this small stage lay what seemed the tattered remnants of a man.
One sees the pair reunited on the bench where they first " met ", tattered and beaten from the movie's events.
ripple once may have been supple, rippling muscles were now tattered pieces of rotting flesh hanging off the bone.
The cards were very tattered, and as we played on we realized that the various denominations had tears in exactly the same places!
In the center of the chamber is a pedestal upon which a timeless, tho slightly tattered, battle standard has been lain.
The Chalet School and Richenda - Hardback versus Paperback I compared my rather tattered 1958 hardback with my 1986 edition paperback.
What once may have been supple, rippling muscles were now tattered pieces of rotting flesh hanging off the bone.
Whether you plan to scare in a traditional witch costume, or choose a tattered zombie creation, these creepy Halloween makeup tips are sure to send chills down everyone's spine!
Tattered, bloody bandages hold the abomination together where magic cannot.
They should last for several years without getting ripped or tattered and they hold up well against, water, ice, snow, dirt, and more.
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