As it was of no use going on in that way, I put the paper down, took a peep at my bonnet
in the glass to see if it was neat, and looked at the room, which was not half lighted, and at the shabby, dusty tables, and at the piles of writings, and at a bookcase full of the most inexpressive-looking books that ever had anything to say for themselves.
This fact will account for the rapturous mood in which Polly found herself when, after making her bonnet
, washing and ironing her best set, blacking her boots and mending her fan, she at last, like Consuelo, "put on a little dress of black silk" and, with the smaller adornments pinned up in a paper, started for the Shaws', finding it difficult to walk decorously when her heart was dancing in her bosom.
Now, the old lord, who was a VERY old lord, said nothing, but mumbled and chuckled in a state of great delight, no less with the nuptial bonnets
and their wearers, than with his own address in getting such a fine woman for his wife; and the young lady, who was a very lively young lady, seeing the old lord in this rapturous condition, chased the old lord behind a cheval-glass, and then and there kissed him, while Madame Mantalini and the other young lady looked, discreetly, another way.
It might have fallen out so, any way; but Bradley Headstone also noticed that immediately after this, Lizzie, who had not taken off her bonnet
, rather hurriedly proposed that as the room was getting dark they should go out into the air.
I looked; I stirred the fire, and I looked again: but she drew her bonnet
and her bandage closer about her face, and again beckoned me to depart.
Her mourning dress, worn with the modest grace and neatness which no misfortune could take from her, was suited to her altered station; her black gown was made of stuff; her black shawl and bonnet
were of the plainest and cheapest kind.
Why, sir," exclaimed the box-keeper, stopping the pleasant nodding of the black feathers in her dingy bonnet
, "I assure you no one has ever doubted that
I am glad I bought my bonnet
, if it is only for the fun of having another bandbox
Poyser, however, though she noticed the bonnet
, deferred remarking on it until she had disburdened herself of her surprise at Mr.
Through all the flimsy things we see at once As easily as through a Naples bonnet
- Trash of all trash
When I was a maid, so long as I had a pretty bonnet
the devil might ha' found me in heels.
Selfridge Merry would be there with the same towering ostrich feathers in her bonnet
, and Mrs.