Her sex was the very essence of her; she had no need to wear it like a furbelow.
How ridiculous that one should suffer from want of a frill or a furbelow!
A furbelow of precious stones, a hat buttoned with a diamond, a brocade waistcoat or petticoat, are standing topics.
Then why, in the name of common sense, did you gaze so earnestly at the furbelow lady herself?
And, if ...