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And velveteens eyed her back, and his little eyes went littler and more pin-pointed, and his nose seemed to curl with irritation.SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
So, we stop at the Dazio, the town's customs hut, and velveteens has to pay for some meat and cheese he is bringing in.SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Trowser velveteens are woven 19 inches wide, if they are to be cut up; if not, they are woven 30 inches, and called beaverteen.A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Velveteens as they come from the loom, are sold wholesale by weight, and average a price of 20d.A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
He wore a tattered suit of velveteens, and that was all that sheltered his little body from the cold.THE ETERNAL CITYHALL CAINE
After a brief courtship he married Betty and settled at Dsseldorf as an agent for English velveteens.THE PROSE WRITINGS OF HEINRICH HEINEHEINRICH HEINE
Velvets and velveteens seem to be taking the place of silk, and are really quite as cheap.PRAIRIE FARMER, VOL. 56: NO. 1, JANUARY 5, 1884.VARIOUS
He stood in his well-kept velveteens, cap in hand before his master, and looked him in the face when he addressed him.THE HONOUR OF THE CLINTONSARCHIBALD MARSHALL
He had changed from the velveteens into his vagabond clothes, and was evidently on the same errand as myself.THE BELOVD VAGABONDWILLIAM J. LOCKE
But when little Bobby Velveteens returned he was wet to the skin.AMONG THE HUMORISTS AND AFTER DINNER SPEAKERS, VOL. IVARIOUS


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