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A 50-year-old mother of six, she urged like-minded women to wear their “most frilly, feminine dress” and bring their husband a “delicious breakfast with a smile in bed” that day.
To her new-fangled dress, frilly about the hips and tight below the knees, June took a sudden liking—a charming colour, flax-blue.
When she was asleep, he said, he would hop on to the frilly things of her night-gown and peck at her mouth.
Lily looked like nothing but a very frilly, sweet, white flower.
THE COPY-CAT AND OTHER STORIESMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
She came down soon, wearing a loose, frilly, wrapperlike garment which hid her figure.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
From it emerged Mildred and Nan in all the glory of fresh and frilly lawns and the latest in hats from a Louisville milliner.
THE COMINGS OF COUSIN ANNEMMA SPEED SAMPSON
My pincushions are as much a part of the equipment of a desk as the writing things, and they aren't frilly, ugly things.
“Office notions are not so nice as the frilly, cry-on-a-shoulder-when-the-biscuits-burn notions,” she would end, dolefully.
THE GORGEOUS GIRLNALBRO BARTLEY
You must have known Cruthers—he was always saying that kind of frilly things to the boys.
THE UNDERDOGF. HOPKINSON SMITH
Why, the very way she manipulates that frilly napkin reconciles me to my food.
MISS PAT AT SCHOOLPEMBERTON GINTHER

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