These narrow bands of tattooing, thus placed, always reminded me of those stripes
of gold lace worn by officers in undress, and which are in lieu of epaulettes to denote their rank.
Then the First of the Tigers answered, 'I am content'; but when next he drank he saw the black stripes
upon his flank and his side, and he remembered the name that the Hairless One had given him, and he was angry.
With respect to the horse, I have collected cases in England of the spinal stripe
in horses of the most distinct breeds, and of all colours; transverse bars on the legs are not rare in duns, mouse-duns, and in one instance in a chestnut: a faint shoulder-stripe
may sometimes be seen in duns, and I have seen a trace in a bay horse.
Now watch all of you, with open eyes, for that stripe
of glittering water: we shall not be safe until it is flowing between our trail and these sharp sighted Tetons.
So you have no cause to be uneasy about stripes
too many or too few; heaven forbid I should cheat anyone of even a hair of his head.
Wherefore, bind the heathen crew, and bestow on them a small matter of stripes
apiece, as earnest of our future justice.
They were thrown into dungeons; they were beaten with many stripes
, women as well as men; they were driven forth into the wilderness, and left to the tender mercies of tender mercies of wild beasts and Indians.
I reminded her of the wrongs I had suffered, and of the blows and stripes
she had endured from the deceased; I had done nothing but an act of justice.
There were milkmaids and shepherdesses, with brightly colored bodices and golden spots all over their gowns; and princesses with most gorgeous frocks of silver and gold and purple; and shepherds dressed in knee breeches with pink and yellow and blue stripes
down them, and golden buckles on their shoes; and princes with jeweled crowns upon their heads, wearing ermine robes and satin doublets; and funny clowns in ruffled gowns, with round red spots upon their cheeks and tall, pointed caps.
Then the huntsman said, 'Give the old one stripes
three times a day and hay once; give the next (who was the servant-maid) stripes
once a day and hay three times; and give the youngest (who was the beautiful lady) hay three times a day and no stripes
': for he could not find it in his heart to have her beaten.
It was three-cornered, like a cut of cheese lying on its side: on the walls were pictures of women in corsets, and two poster-proofs, one of a man in pyjamas, green and white in large stripes
, and the other of a ship in full sail ploughing an azure sea: on the sail was printed in large letters `great white sale.
Dorothy was too dazed to say much, but she watched one of Jim's big ears turn to violet and the other to rose, and wondered that his tail should be yellow and his body striped with blue and orange like the stripes
of a zebra.