Phrases with "jewelled"

Marjorie Bowen Barry was playing, and Quin; the perukes were from Paris, and the management had been lavish in the matter of Turkish mail and jewelled scimitars. The Rake’s Progress by Marjorie Bowen [1912]

John Galsworthy To be in here was like being within a jewelled and somewhat scented box. Swan Song by John Galsworthy

But quick as a flash Yulun tore a white sheet from the bed, flung it on the floor, and, whipping a tiny, jewelled knife from her sleeve, threw it glittering upon the sheet at the feet of the two men. The Slayer of Souls by Robert W. Chambers [1920]

Rafael Sabatini Thoughtfully, with a jewelled hand, he stroked his long white beard; with the other he leaned upon her soft plump arm, more from habit than for support, for he was full vigorous still. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

George Gissing Beatrice was seen to be dressed in dark blue, her hair richly attired, a jewelled cross below her throat, her bosom and arms radiant in bare loveliness. A Life's Morning by George Gissing [1885]

Andrew Lang The Caliph and his Vizier inspected everything, and the Caliph chose some handsome pistols for himself and Mansor, and a jewelled comb for the Vizier’s wife. The Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Andrew Lang Bidding her ladies bring her the posy of jewelled flowers which had been given her at the palace, she took each flower in her hand and called it by name, and, in turn, each fairy appeared before her. The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Fanny Fern Oh, Ruth!” and the tears streamed through her jewelled fingers—“love me—pity me; you who are so blessed. Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern [1854]

Her future husband now produced, as a present for his bride, a splendid pair of jewelled ear-rings, which were held up amidst the screaming approbation of the guests. Travels in Morocco by James Richardson

Edgar Allan Poe Many of them were very old, and as time keepers valueless; the works having suffered, more or less, from corrosion — but all were richly jewelled and in cases of great worth. The Gold-Bug by Edgar Allan Poe

It would require an Edward FitzGerald or a John Payne to do justice to Jami’s jewelled verses. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Mrs. Beresford clung to Vespasian: she held his bare black shoulder with one white and jewelled hand, and his wrist with the other, tight. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

D. H. Lawrence The young men all rose, and kissed Madame’s hand as she went out: her poor jewelled hand, that was faintly perfumed with eau de Cologne. She spoke an appropriate good-night, to each of them. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

A. E. W. Mason A square of bright blue by day, a square of dark blue by night, jewelled with points of silver and flashing gold, limited their world. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

His jewelled stick, and his pretty companion monopolized the attention of the spectators, who somewhat neglected the amusement offered by the Auberge des Adrets on the stage. Balzac by Frederick Lawton

Edith Wharton Her husband seemed pleased that she was so fond of the dog; he gave her leave to put her jewelled bracelet around its neck, and to keep it always with her. Kerfol by Edith Wharton [1916]

Olaf Stapledon The barges and tugs, jewelled with port and starboard and mast-head lights, the vague and cliffy rank of buildings, the trailing smoke, all these the sunset dignified. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Andrew Lang On a throne, jewelled and overspread with silken stuffs, sat a girl the splendour of whose beauty lighted up the place, and whose ambergris and attar perfumed the whole air. The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Olaf Stapledon Somewhere there was India, full of tigers, elephants, jewelled princes, and jugglers. Last Men in London by Olaf Stapledon

Abraham Merri From all aboutjewelled stalls and jet peakcame a sigh of incredulous horror. The Moon Pool by Abraham Merri

Marjorie Bowen His pace was leisurely, his horse’s bridle held by a pale-faced man with long red hair, of a stealthy bearing, crushed and mean-looking, but resplendent in a jewelled dress. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Arthur Conan Doyle He who carries himself best of the victors hath the prize, and he who is judged best of the other party hath a jewelled clasp. The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle [1891]

A little cap skewered with a jewelled pin was on her head, and a cape of some coarse country cloth hung from her shoulders. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Marjorie Bowen Around his waist was a gold belt suspending, by a jewelled chain, an orange stuck with cloves and enclosed in a case of silver filigree. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Jack London For profit — his life blood transmuted into a wine-supper, or a jewelled gewgaw, or some similar sense-orgy of the parasitic and idle rich, his masters, the arch-beasts. The Iron Heel by Jack London [1908]

D. H. Lawrence Ursula noticed the coarsened, blunted fingers groping at the little jewelled heap. The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence

Lydia laid her jewelled hand lightly on one of the pieces. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

Walter Scott Her jewelled tiara, too, gave dignity to the frown with which the offended King of Shadows greeted his consort, as each entered upon the scene at the head of their several attendants. Saint Ronan’s Well by Walter Scott [1824]

Robert Louis Stevenson Moor, heathery marsh, tracts of rock and pines, woods of birch all jewelled with the autumn yellow, here and there a few naked cottages and bleak fields, — these were the characters of the country. Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes by Robert Louis Stevenson

Her green bodice was peaked, and her full, open sleeves were caught together with jewelled clasps. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Walter Scott He was dressed plainly in black velvet, after the Flemish fashion, and wore in his high-crowned hat a jewelled clasp, which looped it up on one side, and formed the only ornament of his apparel. The Abbot by Walter Scott [1820]

O’Shane took an oblong jewel-case out of his pocket and, opening it, exposed quite a good-sized gold and jewelled pendant in the shape of a star. The House with the High Wall by Arthur Gask [1948]

Edith Wharton As for the newly married Duchess, who sat at the other end of the cabinet caressing a toy spaniel, she was scant fourteen and looked a mere child in her great hoop and jewelled stomacher. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Rudyard Kipling That was a statelified meeting to beholdthree big men, and two of ’em looking like jewelled images among the spattle of gay-coloured leaves. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

A long gauze veil fell from the jewelled turban which the lady wore, in proud defiance, or in happy ignorance, of Oriental restrictions. Mohawks by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1886]

William Morris But now she was not alone; for by her side sat a young man, goodly enough, so far as Walter might see him, and most richly clad, with a jewelled sword by his side, and a chaplet of gems on his head. The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris [1894]

She was very spare, and even her ample outer garment, fastened in front with jewelled clasps, had somehow a skimpy effect. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad [1900]

Edith Wharton It is said the Duke hopes to counteract these designs by offering a jewelled diadem to the Virgin; but this will no doubt do him a bad turn with the esprits libres. The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton [1902]

Their jewelled gloves will they give to a servant or simple Christian to hold: but their beloved hawks they will put down on no place less than the altar. The Cloister and the Hearth by Charles Reade

The Egyptian himself stood transfixed to the spot, the glow lighting up his commanding features and jewelled robes. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

Andrew Lang She entered a magnificent room which appeared to occupy the entire Castle, and which was lighted by gold and jewelled stars in the ceiling. The Yellow Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Anatole France Like a Byzantine emperor, some of them wear jewelled clasps on their mantles, others are mailed in ivory plates. At the Sign of the Reine Pédauque by Anatole France

Then they whispered together for three or four minutes, and Rachel clasped her jewelled fingers tight across her forehead, quite wildly, for a minute. Wylder’s Hand by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

But the other lords of Demonland stood up and flung down their jewelled swords on the table beside Lord Brandoch Daha’s. The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison [1922]

Anthony Trollope On her shoulders she wore a coloured jacket, open down the front, sparkling with jewelled buttons, over which there hung a chain with a locket. Nina Balatka by Anthony Trollope

Thomas Hardy The lady’s jewelled ornaments were taken off in silence — some by her own listless hands, some by Cytherea’s. Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy [1871]

An array of fine pictures looked upon his childhood, and from these roods of jewelled canvas he received an indelible impression. The Wrecker by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

E. Phillips Oppenheim They found progress difficult, and Lady Mary felt her heart sink as she glanced at the little jewelled watch which hung from her wrist. Peter Ruff and the Double Four by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1912]

I was used to sleeping in the open, under the jewelled dome that seems so much vaster and grander in these wide spaces of the earth. The Black Mask by E. W. Hornung [1901]

Rudyard Kipling She held up her long jewelled hand. Rewards and Fairies by Rudyard Kipling [1910]

George Meredith I wanted a hero, and the jewelled garb and the feather did not suit him. Diana of the Crossways by George Meredith [1885]

George Eliot She was seated before the mirror apparently looking at herself, her brow knit in one deep furrow, and her jewelled hands laid one above the other on her knee. Felix Holt the Radical by George Eliot [1866]

Marjorie Bowen The tent was lit by jewelled lamps, and by their dull light Vincenzo’s beauty shone with an almost unearthly brilliancy. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Edith Wharton It seemed suddenly plebeian and promiscuous to look at the world with a naked eye, and all her floating desires were merged in the wish for a jewelled eye-glass and chain. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

George Meredith She sat on horseback alone in the hazy dewy Midsummer morning, giving clear note: ‘Whoop! Harry Richmond! halloo!’ To which I tossed her a fox’s brush, having a jewelled bracelet pendant. The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith [1871]

Rafael Sabatini He wore a white turban decked by a plume of osprey attached by a jewelled clasp. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

Thomas Hardy He was dressed in an old-fashioned evening suit, an expanse of frilled shirt showing on his broad breast; jewelled studs, and a heavy gold chain. The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

The Place de la Concorde shone afar like a belt of jewelled light. Geoffrey's Wife by Mary Cholmondeley

E. Phillips Oppenheim There was luxury everywhere—in the drooping roses, a great bunch of orchids in the background, the books and magazines, the little jewelled knick-knacks on her table. The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1934]

Arnold Bennett Outside in the street a fog reigned, and his thin draggled beard was jewelled with the moisture of it. The Old Wives’ Tale by Arnold Bennett [1908]

Marjorie Bowen On the threshold stood Alberic da Salluzzo, resplendent in jewelled armour and waving plumes. The Viper of Milan by Marjorie Bowen [1906]

Frances Hodgson Burnett She wore a badge and a jewelled pin or so. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

Edith Wharton Then he gave a short laugh, and drew out a gold cigarette-case, in which, with plump jewelled fingers, he groped for a gold-tipped cigarette. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton [1905]

Rafael Sabatini They yielded him another purse, a gold snuff-box with a jewelled crest, a watch, a couple of valuable rings, and, finally, a brace of barkers. The Plague of Ghosts by Rafael Sabatini

Isabella Bird With their white or red peaked felt hats and twisted silk pagris, their rich girdles, jewelled daggers, and inlaid pistols, they are very imposing. Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan by Isabella Bird [1891]

France was still a jewelled pattern as he flew back over it, but Britain seemed to have disappeared altogether. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey [1952]

The woman who sat in it had a mantilla of black lace over her head and shoulders, and with one slender jewelled hand she kept its fold over the greater part of her face. Greenmantle by John Buchan

Oscar Wilde The Renaissance knew of strange manners of poisoning — poisoning by a helmet and a lighted torch, by an embroidered glove and a jewelled fan, by a gilded pomander and by an amber chain. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Edith Wharton One hand drummed on the corner of her dressing-table, making the jewelled bangle dance. The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton [1922]

Rafael Sabatini He had no weapons other than the heavy-bladed knife with a jewelled hilt that was thrust into his girdle of plaited leather. The Sea Hawk by Rafael Sabatini

How long you’ve been!” She looked at her little jewelled watch. Aurora Floyd by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1863]

I take it these little jewelled plaques came from his mitre, the fabric of which has crumbled away. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

By gad, I believe it is!” and he read slowly, “Ye jewelled mitre and paten and chalice and ye four candlesticks of golde. The Man of Death by Arthur Gask [1945]

The wind sank to a low breeze; the sun lit the infinite green spaces, and kindled the wet forest to a jewelled coronal. The Grove of Ashtaroth by John Buchan [1910]

Theodore Dreiser This young woman was particularly dressy for her station, and wore a jewelled ring or two which flashed upon her white fingers as she played. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser