cowl over

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  • Then he draped the robe about her, carrying the cowl over her head. Cited from Out Of Time's Abyss, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • He stopped, hesitated, and then, pulling his cowl over his face, walked steadily on. Cited from Saracinesca, by F. Marion Crawford
  • I tied the girdle of my gown, and taking off my busby, I drew the cowl over my head. Cited from The Adventures of Gerard, by Arthur Conan Doyle/14
  • Lady Mar pulled the monk's cowl over her face and withdrew behind a pillar. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • He had only just time to show me my cell and the card of rules for guests when a bell rang and, drawing his cowl over his head, he hurried off. Cited from The Altar Steps, by Compton MacKenzie
  • Meanwhile Herne drew the cowl over his head, and stepping to the door, knocked loudly against it. Cited from Windsor Castle, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • So saying, the good monk drew his cowl over his head, and, putting his portfolio of drawings under his arm, began to wend his way towards the old town. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 50, December, 1861, by Various
  • Del Ferice shuddered, and drew his heavy cowl over his head as he began to walk quickly towards the Porta Maggiore. Cited from Saracinesca, by F. Marion Crawford
  • He begged the prayers of his brethren there assembled, and drawing the hood of his cowl over his head prostrated himself again before the Altar. Cited from The Altar Steps, by Compton MacKenzie
  • "How is Sir Leicester now, Mr. George?" inquires Volumnia, adjusting her cowl over her head. Cited from Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • Jennings was still admitting late arrivals, and I caught a glimpse of one costumed as a gray friar, his cowl over his head and his eyes masked. Cited from The Romance of Elaine, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • The dame of Longueville whispered in the courtier's ear, drew him into the hall, and left him alone with the false friar, who had drawn the cowl over his face. Cited from Last of the Barons, by Lytton, Book 3
  • He placed a roll of paper in her hand, and drawing his cowl over his head, led them up an easy stairway cut in the stone, to a second terrace four feet wide, that projected as a roof beyond the lower tier of cells. Cited from At the Mercy of Tiberius, by Augusta Evans Wilson
  • A little later smoke issued from the tiny cowl over the fo'c'sle and rolled in a little pungent cloud to the Kentish shore. Cited from Many Cargoes, by W.W. Jacobs
  • The friar, who was dressed in the simple habit of the Capuchins, and who wore his cowl over his head so that only his shining black eyes could be seen, put down his pen when he heard himself addressed as "Prince." Cited from Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3, Collected by Francis J. Reynolds
  • So at last the Abbot consented, and sent him to London in his most splendid array, and he approached King John with all his retinue as before, but dressed in his simple monk's dress and his cowl over his face. Cited from More English Fairy Tales, by Various
  • Wrapped she was in a dark cloak and a cowl over her head, but as she put forth her hand to give him gold, he saw even by the light of his lantern that it was exceeding fair, and that great gems flashed from the finger-rings, and that there was a great gold ring most precious on her arm. Cited from The Well At The World's End, by William Morris #1
  • In the centre of this array flew the royal standard, and around it were the three royal brothers, Aelfwig their uncle, with his monk's cowl over his helmet, and their nephew, Hakon, the son of Sweyn. Cited from Wulf the Saxon, by G. A. Henty
  • "For God's sake, brother, tempt me not!" said Father Francesco, wrenching himself away, with such a haggard and insane vehemence as quite to discompose the churchman; and drawing his cowl over his face, he glided swiftly down a side-aisle and out the door. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 53, March, 1862, by Various