So long as she was not beneath it, she would have gone off willingly without a chemise to her back.
Whether she was in her chemise or in full dress did not matter.
That chemise was not hers, she would have nothing to do with it.
I saw Leah enter my room in her chemise and a light petticoat.
She wanted to make a chemise to replace the only one which she possessed.
Then she told her how she had made herself a chemise and the trouble she had had in cutting it.
Up went the chemise to the end of the pole, and Smallbones grinned as he hoisted it.
I even let her keep on her chemise and stockings, to my own disadvantage.
I remember that she answered me excitedly, ‘Madame, you talk to me of quitting a passion as I would a chemise.’
Why, 'tis no more than a loose waistcoat and a chemise unbuttoned at the neck.