"The leaves are falling—even the fig leaves," says George Meredith.
Culture and religion were used as fig leaves to disguise the true nature of wars.
I wonder if Eve ever had the chance to be extravagant in fig leaves?
Oh, modesty doesnt depend on clothes, any more than purity did on fig leaves.
At the end of this time cover with fresh water, adding a few grape or fig leaves to color, and cook until quite green.
Do you still keep on using the fig leaves, even though they're a trifle withered—you don't use any term of endearment?
Adam and Eve appeared naked, and donned their fig leaves in the presence of the audience.
Then they made themselves aprons of fig leaves, and hid themselves so that none should see them.
In English public life it is necessary to profess a respect for decency, to make aprons of fig leaves.
In this room the mosaic marble floor of white has a Romanesque border and is decorated with sprays of fig leaves bearing fruit.