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This gentleman now appeared altogether as full-dressed as he had before been in full dishabille.
TRAVELS THROUGH THE SOUTH OF FRANCE AND THE INTERIOR OF PROVINCES OF PROVENCE AND LANGUEDOC IN THE YEARS 1807 AND 1808LT-COL. PINKNEY
Lady Eleanor, who scarcely looked as well in dishabille as her daughter, might feel offended.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
As on shipboard and at The Briars, he gave his mornings to literature, clad in a studied, picturesque dishabille.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
When they present him, as for the most part they do, in dishabille, they exhibit him very greatly to his disadvantage.
EPHEMERA CRITICAJOHN CHURTON COLLINS
She seems to be typical of the half-crazed human poetess, in usual sublime dishabille.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
For an interminable length of time the Crows, en dishabille, stood and gazed open-mouthed and awed at the little stranger.
THE DAUGHTER OF ANDERSON CROWGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Led by Victor Vassilyevski a dozen men, guests and servants, in various stages of dishabille, streamed into the room.
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
How fond poets of the last century were of their dishabille in portraits: they had their day as well as nightcaps.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, NO. 578VARIOUS
The bold des Lupeaulx followed the handsome figure, so piquant did she seem to him in her dishabille.
BUREAUCRACYHONORE DE BALZAC
The meal also had the relish of good company, for opposite to me sat Shaw in elegant dishabille.
THE OREGON TRAILFRANCIS PARKMAN, JR.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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