His nephew, with his coat stripped off, was sitting on the side of the bed.
He had stripped off his coat and waistcoat, and was busily at work in his shirt-sleeves.
Dare you to wear your brother's coat without the crescent which should stamp you as his cadet.
How read you that coat which hangs over yonder galley, Alleyne?
Some of them, I have been given to understand, were ...