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I will send up your cloak, which is barely bigger than a fig leaf, when I can.

You agree with me, don't you, my dear, that it is not necessary to have more than a fig leaf?

"It is merely a fig leaf which this Adam is employing to hide his shame," said Luther.

It started by sketching a history of the petticoat, beginning with Eve's fig leaf and working up.

First you must know that several tribes go completely naked and wear but the fig leaf.

This girl wore a small piece of bark, in guise of a fig leaf, which was the sole approximation to clothing seen among them.

After the devil had made all the trouble for woman he could with the fig leaf, he introduced the French heel.

And if they do not encounter energetic opposition the fig leaf will soon among us also attest the fall of taste and of the soul.

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