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As might have been expected under these circumstances, the imperials made rapid progress.
THE THIRTY YEARS' WARSAMUEL RAWSON GARDINER
Couriers and ladies'-maids, imperials and travelling carriages, are an abomination unto me; I cannot away with them.
Garden hyacinths, daffodils, Crown Imperials, and English primroses were just beginning to bloom; and greengages were in blossom.
KASHMIRSIR FRANCIS EDWARD YOUNGHUSBAND
We have now excellent and powerful iron presses—Stanhopes, Columbians, Imperials, &c.
BIBLIOMANIA; OR BOOK-MADNESSTHOMAS FROGNALL DIBDIN
It was a bed of Crown Imperials, but for some reason they flowered irregularly and produced no effect.
Up by at the castle there's a chariot with imperials that conveyed the Earl on his, the hammer-cloth most lamentably faded.
BUDNEIL MUNRO
Their features are handsome and sometimes regular, and many wear thick mustachios and imperials.
Simple are the travelling preparations of those that, possessing nothing, have no imperials to pack.
For many years, this variety stood foremost among the Imperials; but is now giving place to other and greatly superior sorts.
In a moment the top of the delicate piece of furniture was smashed and there lay exposed in a drawer eighty half-imperials.
SOME REMINISCENCESJOSEPH CONRAD

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