ample folds

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  • I put it on, its ample folds falling to my feet. Cited from The Beetle, by Richard Marsh
  • "Will - will he tell?" she whispered behind its ample folds into her mother's ear. Cited from Initials Only, by Anna Katharine Green
  • They wear a single loose gown, reaching in ample folds nearly to the feet. Cited from Three Months of My Life, by J. F. Foster
  • The sun illuminated her tall form, and shed a golden light over the white dress falling down in ample folds over her feet. Cited from Napoleon And Blucher, by Louise Muhlbach
  • He wrapped himself in its ample folds, and then walked quietly back to the centre of the arena. Cited from Beric the Briton, by G. A. Henty
  • A white knit shawl covered her shoulders and a black silk dress fell around her in ample folds. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XVII, No. 100, April, 1876, by Various
  • The ample folds of her robe are held open by two angels. Cited from Legends of the Madonna as Represented in the Fine Arts, by Mrs. Jameson
  • Gloves are not worn by men, but their trousers being so massive they can place their hands in the ample folds when walking in the sun. Cited from Another World, by Benjamin Lumley (AKA Hermes)
  • He wears the long, full frock coat of the period, its ample folds having the effect of drapery. Cited from Holidays in Eastern France, M. Betham-Edwards
  • The upper part of his person was undressed to his Holland shirt, whose ample folds were stained with blood. Cited from The Abbot, by Sir Walter Scott
  • Each morning I depart, each evening I return, bearing within my mantle's ample folds all that my scythe has gathered. Cited from Three short works, by Gustave Flaubert
  • Greene opened the box, and displayed to view the ample folds of a huge yellow woollen dressing-down. Cited from The Man Who Kept His Money In A Box by Trollope#29
  • The persons covered by the ample folds of this prayer were ignorant in very different degrees, and had had very different opportunities of changing ignorance for knowledge. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Luke, by Maclaren
  • And now from beyond the table the Marquis spoke icily, and as he spoke his right hand stirred under the ample folds of his greatcoat. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Unnoticed, he softly stroked and patted a corner of her soft white robe that reached to the floor in ample folds. Cited from The Were-Wolf, by Clemence Housman
  • Archers and soldiers armed with battle-axes kept guard around it, while above the standard of England rolled out its ample folds and flapped in the evening breeze. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • Soft, rich, creamy satin was the material, falling in long, straight, ample folds from the waist to the end of the train. Cited from Marion's Faith, by Charles King
  • There were plants in the bay-window: Mrs. Greymer stood among them, her soft gray wrapper falling in straight and ample folds about her slender figure. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 22. October, 1878, by Various
  • A thin black veil extended its ample folds over the tall and graceful form of the high-born maiden, and she wore not upon her person any female ornament of what kind soever. Cited from The Talisman, by Walter Scott
  • Amid the ample folds of these draperies, he had a Jove-like and benignant air. Cited from Helbeck of Bannisdale, Vol. II, Mrs. Humphry Ward
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