- Putting out my hand I felt several coats hanging from the wall, and I understood that I was in a passage. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- Many people were moving to and fro, most of them muffled in their coats and cravats. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- This done, they returned to the house, and, being shown into a parlour, took off their great-coats and hats, and showed like what they were. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- We had our pea-coats with us, and I took a bag. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- The rails were insulated from the ties by giving them two coats of japan, baking them in the oven, and then placing them on pads of tar-impregnated muslin laid on the ties. Frank Lewis Dyer. Edison, His Life and Inventions.
- I can pay for my bread and cheese, and my nice little lodging, and my two coats a year. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- In England an application of it in thin solution had been made by a Mr. Macintosh, who spread it between two thicknesses of thin cloth to form Macintosh water-proof coats. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- I find I've got a couple of coats at home that I don't want, Sam. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- The two captains took off their coats. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- All who wear red coats are national refuse in your eyes, and all who wear black are national swindlers. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- He sees the soldiers, with their red coats lighted up by the torches carried afore, closing in round him. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- We'll make the coats of some of these soldiers redder than ever the tailor did. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- See that the tin is free from rust, and the coats should not be laid on too thick nor too thin. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- In a corner was a heap of coats and boat-cloaks, and a flag, all bundled up together. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- His coats were better made than any man's in the regiment, and he had more of them. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- Why gentlemen, if you will take off your dreadful Thurtel-looking, white great-coats, and sit down quietly, and not frighten one, I will tell you. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- Apply to the wood hot, giving a number of coats. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- It is hung round with shields and coats of mail. H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- No, it was when you were selling one of your great coats, if I remember right, retorted Meyler. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- They came back, wiping their hands upon their coats, after turning over something wet; but thank God it was not what I feared! Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Taking their cartridges, their boots and their leather coats was right. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- There were seven girls and they had on their hats and coats and carried small suitcases. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- Give the roof two coats, allowing the first to dry before applying the second. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- Paul Boyton, the famous aquatic voyager in his rubber suit, has furnished us two practical suggestions in regard to patching rubber boots, coats, etc. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- Others would take off their coats and look for a job, no matter what it might be. Ulysses S. Grant. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.
- It is then painted with two heavy coats, it being the aim to fill up all joints and seams with the paint. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- Large, broad-skirted laced coats, with great cuffs and no collars; and wigs, gentlemen--great formal wigs with a tie behind. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- Next they took us into a little mean, shabby back room; they got two ordinary sitting-room chairs and placed us in them with our coats on. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- They were off at six in the morning, dressed up in old single-breasted coats, which once had been red, and came back to dinner at six. Harriette Wilson. The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson.
- He has already eschewed green coats, red neckcloths, and other worldly ornaments, and is preparing himself for a change in his condition. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
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