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  • Memory might still live on without a wound or a cowl of shame. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • He wore a coarse brown robe that reached nearly to his feet, the cowl of which was drawn over his head. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 2, February, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • The chief drew the cowl of his minstrel cloak over his face and set his harp before him in order to play. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • A monk's black cloak fell to his feet, a cowl of the same color concealed his face. Cited from Notre-Dame de Paris, by Victor Hugo
  • He was lying in his frock of thick brown woollen, and the cowl of it was drawn over his head. Cited from A Siren, by Thomas Adolphus Trollope
  • A few days after his death the scholar appeared in a cowl of flames covered with logical propositions. Cited from The Destiny of the Soul, by William Rounseville Alger
  • Ross pulled the cowl of his Foanna cloak up over his head. Cited from Key Out of Time, by Andre Alice Norton
  • Over his face hung a cowl of grey linen, and through the eyelets his eyes gleamed like red coals. Cited from A House of Pomegranates, by Oscar Wilde
  • The cowl of the holy man was thrown back, exposing his mortified lineaments and his self-examining eye to those around. Cited from The Bravo, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • When the cowl of his cloak is pulled up a skeletal mask is generated.
  • For answer she stepped back a pace, and drew the cowl of the monk's habit over her head until her features were lost in the shadows of it. Cited from Shame of Motley, by Raphael Sabatini
  • The custom of burying the dead in the gown and cowl of monks has greatly passed into disuse. Cited from Castilian Days, by John Hay
  • Summer was evidently tired of its own lusty life, and had a mind to put on a cowl of hodden-gray, and call itself November. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 74, December, 1863, by Various
  • At a certain point in rational culture, belief in the supernatural becomes for many an impossibility; do not force such persons to wear a cowl of lead. Cited from On Compromise, by John Morley
  • The cowl grew so it was "like a cowl of smelted iron" that pressed the monster to the lake bed.
  • In modern times, liripipe mostly refers to the tail of the cowl of an academic hood, seen at graduation ceremonies.
  • She was seated upon the side of the Bed, her head bending down, and as usual enveloped in the Cowl of her Habit. Cited from The Monk, by Matthew Lewis
  • He is intensely religious and affects the robe and cowl of a priest. Cited from Love, Life & Work, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Attached to the watermill is a kiln, with a cowl of local design.
  • The rocket and spacecraft applied Olympic symbols on the cowl of the ship.
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