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The Vestals wore a robe of pure white linen with a wide purple border, and over their shoulders was a purple mantle.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
The vestals also, whose sole intervention put an end to all violence, did not spare their prayers.
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
Look on the Vestals, The holy pledges that the gods have given you, Your chaste, fair daughters.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
But the vestals on the banks of the Ganges and the Indus understand the question differently from those on the banks of the Tiber.
FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTANHELENA PRETROVNA BLAVATSKY
The thirty years being ended, the Vestals returned to their families.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE
We are told that during this period, twenty Vestals were condemned to death.
THE STUDENT'S MYTHOLOGYCATHERINE ANN WHITE
The vestals Ocellata and Varonilla were granted the choice of the manner of death, but their betrayers were exiled.
QUINTUS CLAUDIUS, VOLUME 2 OF 2ERNST ECKSTEIN
The Code deals with a class of persons devoted to the service of a god, as vestals or hierodules.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
But vestals, hierodules, certain palace officials and slaves had no rights over their children and could raise no obstacle.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS
Vestals frequently adopted daughters, usually other vestals, to care for their old age.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, PART 1, SLICE 1VARIOUS

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