Yet he has laid no command on me that I should not labour in the fields after the fashion
of women, I who have borne him children; nor, indeed, has he laid such a command upon any of our sisters, his other wives.
With sly gravity, interrupted only by private signs to each other, the Norman knights and nobles beheld the ruder demeanour of Athelstane and Cedric at a banquet, to the form and fashion
of which they were unaccustomed.
Darcy, on the contrary, had seen a collection of people in whom there was little beauty and no fashion
, for none of whom he had felt the smallest interest, and from none received either attention or pleasure.
After a short prayer, the company all seated themselves cross-legged, in Turkish fashion
, to the banquet, which passed off with great hilarity.
Granted; but that is about to change, and we shall be ridiculous, even for Blois; for close to us will be seen the fashions
from Paris, and they will perceive that we are in the fashion
And after this fashion
, adventure to seek, Was Sir Galahad made--as it might be last week!
Brussels is the preterpluperfect tense of fashion
, and Turkey is taste in its dying agonies.
It was her habit to sit in a window of her sitting-room on the ground floor, as if watching calmly for life and fashion
to flow northward to her solitary doors.
It is but a glimpse of the world of fashion
that we want on this same miry afternoon.
Thus grows up Fashion
, an equivocal semblance, the most puissant, the most fantastic and frivolous, the most feared and followed, and which morals and violence assault in vain.
We must also believe, and we say it with regret, that the prologue had begun slightly to weary the audience at the moment when his eminence had arrived, and created a diversion in so terrible a fashion
After my wonted fashion
I read half a dozen of these authors together, so that it would be hard to say which I began with, but I had really a devotion to Dante, though not at that time, or ever for the whole of Dante.