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  • I look down, fascinated, as my ensemble slowly comes to life, first with a soft golden light but gradually transforming to the orange-red of burning coal.†   (source)
  • A pink corded ribbon completes the ensemble.†   (source)
  • Buddhism as it is practiced in the high reaches of the Khumbu has a distinctly animistic flavor: the Sherpas venerate a tangled melange of deities and spirits who are said to inhabit the canyons, rivers, and per homage to this ensemble of peaks of the region.†   (source)
  • Then she puts on the ensemble.†   (source)
  • Gradually Chappu Thamburan acquired a new ensemble.†   (source)
  • "I was just going to wear this," Clary said, indicating her jeans and T-shirt ensemble.†   (source)
  • After 1945 he began working for Polish Radio again, and returned to concert performance as a soloist and in chamber ensembles.†   (source)
  • By the time Nathaniel strode by on the way to his first music lesson, the Cleveland Orchestra had become, under music director George Szell, one of the greatest ensembles in the world, and no one was prouder to be a part of it than Harry Barnoff.†   (source)
  • At one church she started a choir, and an instrumental ensemble in another.†   (source)
  • I didn't bother to look in the mirror, so I had no idea how Alice's sweater and skirt ensemble worked.†   (source)
  • Some were calling this a new jazz age, and one could walk around Marin and see all kinds of ensembles, humans with humans, humans with electronics, dark skin with light skin with gleaming metal with matte plastic, computerized music and unamplified music and even people who wore masks or hid themselves from view.†   (source)
  • Already by this time, I'd been wearing the complete ensemble of an apprentice geisha for several hours.†   (source)
  • Her eccentric ensemble had always struck Nasuada as slightly indecent; it revealed so much of her form.†   (source)
  • But suddenly a discordant ensemble of sirens intruded upon the general din of the Iranian street scene.†   (source)
  • If anything about the ensemble could be said to be matching.†   (source)
  • It doesn't have an ensemble cast.†   (source)
  • She opened the closet and grabbed a camera to complete the ensemble.†   (source)
  • Topping off the ensemble was, of course, the utterly unremarkable gray felt fedora.†   (source)
  • The stilettos, as always, are the exclamation point on an ensemble that screams Hideous!†   (source)
  • In her cheap Gap ensemble.†   (source)
  • The two women sat surrounded by cream puffs and Bavarian porcelain, while in the back of the tearoom an all-female ensemble played a melancholy string quartet.†   (source)
  • After the show, in which three other ensembles also performed tap routines, all the kids slip through a stage door to an adjacent dressing area.†   (source)
  • I jumped, startled, as a petite woman in a flowing, all-white ensemble, her dark hair pulled back at her neck, suddenly appeared in front of us, a wineglass in one hand.†   (source)
  • The furniture was a sad ensemble of giveaways and flea market leftovers, all of which would be tossed one day if things went as planned, though, Jake hated to admit, almost nothing was going his way.†   (source)
  • In spite of his ensemble, the most colorful things about him were his bloodshot eyes and his swollen, flame-red eyelids.†   (source)
  • Now, looking at the whole ensemble, Jessica was surprised how little she looked like herself.†   (source)
  • A dainty parasol completes the ensemble.†   (source)
  • The singing, even in the halls, of famous sopranos and baritones, the armies of orchestras and chamber ensembles playing music that had been composed when the empire was vital and ascendant, the fires and candle light, the speaking of French and English among people of purple blood, and the strong sense of a ship that was going down, kept Alessandro on edge throughout the nights.†   (source)
  • I'd send her transmissions of dresses: wedding dresses, mother-of-the-bride ensembles.†   (source)
  • She left him, in his modified Cuban ensemble, watching the floor, waiting for his broads to come back.†   (source)
  • She had been smitten nearly mad with the piece when an ensemble from Vienna had visited Cracow a year or so before the Anschluss.†   (source)
  • She had on a green ensemble — not a pastel green but a vibrant green, almost flagrant.   (source)
    ensemble = outfit
  • "Only fair," I said, pointing to his Mozart ensemble.   (source)
    ensemble = coordinated clothing considered together as an outfit
  • I'd seen pictures of such ensembles, but where?   (source)
    ensembles = outfits
  • When Adam showed up in a sharkskin suit and Creepers (an ensemble that wholly impressed Dad), I realized that this really was a date.   (source)
    ensemble = coordinated clothing considered together as an outfit
  • Her all-white ensemble, enhanced by fox furs from Canada's Arctic, was set off by a splash of turquoise in her hat.   (source)
    ensemble = outfit
  • Young Mrs. Griffen, as lovely as ever and one of last season's most important brides, was wearing a smart ensemble of sky-blue silk with a chapeau of Nile green, and was receiving congratulations on the arrival of a daughter, Aimee Adelia.   (source)
  • yet the ensemble not positively ugly;   (source)
  • During our year in Australia, she started a choir and instrumental ensemble.†   (source)
  • You need a gold tooth to complete your fly ensemble.†   (source)
  • They canceled Model United Nations, Latin Club, the Brass Ensemble, and the newspaper.†   (source)
  • The Upper School Jazz Ensemble and the Upper School Chamber Choir were already there.†   (source)
  • The three of them quickly had me out of my dress and into Alice's deep blue going-away ensemble.†   (source)
  • A forty-two-piece wind ensemble plays Schubert.†   (source)
  • Under it, a pale yellow one about tonight's Brown University Chamber Ensemble at Alumnae Hall.†   (source)
  • Lydia, very fetching in a crisp and rustling summer ensemble, was breathless in her praise, and as admiring as any man might wish; but he could not shake the notion that she hadn't really understood a single word he'd said.†   (source)
  • The jazz ensemble in the corner, which was charged with setting the tempo, was scrambling to keep up with the eruptions of laughter and the slaps on the back.†   (source)
  • There in her bedroom was a freshly made-up futon, with a complete kimono ensemble on top of it that her maid had laid out for me.†   (source)
  • "Mathaniel," she says shyly, a bit overwhelmed by the ensemble, but very much impressed with the yellow bandanna.†   (source)
  • In April we are sending the ballet to New York; in May we are sending a dramatic ensemble to London; and in June we are sending the orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory to Minsk, Prague, and Paris—where Sofia will be performing Rachmaninov at the Palais Gamier.†   (source)
  • Later that day, in Hatsumomo's presence, I told Auntie I would be entertaining Nobu and asked her to help me choose a kimono ensemble.†   (source)
  • But for stage performances, such as Dances of the Old Capital every spring, six or more shamisen players join together as an ensemble, backed by various types of drums and also a Japanese flute we call fue.†   (source)
  • Mameha was still attending a morning engagement when I arrived at her apartment, but her maid showed me into the dressing room to help me with my makeup, and afterward brought in the kimono ensemble Mameha had set out for me.†   (source)
  • This will be me on my own, or soloing for a few nights with an orchestra or a quartet or a chamber music ensemble.†   (source)
  • In this store, he'd exchanged his basic black ensemble for a slightly different basic black ensemble.†   (source)
  • He was wearing what for Magnus was a somber ensemble—jeans and a black T-shirt with rivets around the collar and cuffs.†   (source)
  • Around the room, the kids from the jazz ensemble and choir stood up f with varying degrees of willingness and shyness.†   (source)
  • It's just that he hoped the Montel Williams ensemble would ease his passage, that people might look at him like something other than a threat.†   (source)
  • It's his last clean ensemble of garments, something he never wore at Brown: his Ballou High School Graduation T-shirt, with the blue and gold knight on the front and matching blue shorts.†   (source)
  • At the secretary's behest, he sits at a small mahogany desk and chair ensemble near the door, a desk crammed with potted plants and odd wooden signs on mini-easels.†   (source)
  • Through the rest of the afternoon, through her trip to the market in downtown Kinneret-Among-the-Pines to buy ricotta and listen to the Muzak (today she came through the bead-curtained entrance around bar 4 of the Fort Wayne Settecento Ensemble's variorum recording of the Vivaldi Kazoo Concerto, Boyd Beaver, soloist); then through the sunned gathering of her marjoram and sweet basil from the herb garden, reading of book reviews in the latest Scientific American, into the layering of a…†   (source)
  • By this time I'd grown accustomed to the priceless kimono ensembles that Mameha's maid usually laid out for me; but when I arrived and began changing into an autumn-weight silk of scarlet and yellow, which showed leaves scattered in a field of golden grasses, I was taken aback to find a tear in the back of the gown large enough to put two fingers through.†   (source)
  • And Cameron grew on me as well; his low quiet voice, his all-black ensembles, his strange, jittery laugh.†   (source)
  • Lest he freeze, he wore a ragged sweater over the ensemble.†   (source)
  • How did he get the jack for the leather chairs and the string ensemble?†   (source)
  • …under the murals of undressed dames in the midst of the glitter of chromium and tinted mirrors, wearing a double-breasted blue suit, with what's left of his hair plastered over his skull, and keeps one eye on the black boys in white jackets who tote the poison and the other on the blonde at the cash register who knows that her duties are not concluded when the lights are turned off at 2:00 a. m., and the strains of a three-piece string ensemble soothe the nerves of the customers.†   (source)
  • The whole ensemble gave an impression of careless indifference.†   (source)
  • The ensemble was glacial, regular, hideous.†   (source)
  • And then, her air, her manner, her tout ensemble, is so indescribably improved!†   (source)
  • And what attraction in the ensemble of the thousands over the spreading balcony!†   (source)
  • From the looming roof of the great library, into which he hardly ever had time to enter, his gaze travelled on to the varied spires, halls, gables, streets, chapels, gardens, quadrangles, which composed the ensemble of this unrivalled panorama.†   (source)
  • The harmonies of the orchestra picked up the easy strains and bore them on—and it was simply ravishing the way the whole ensemble repeated it now in a sweeping tutti.†   (source)
  • Purely instrumental, with no vocals, it was a symphonic prelude of French provenance, scored for a small ensemble, at least by modern standards, yet fitted out with all the tricks of modern tone coloring and cleverly calculated to set the soul spinning a web of dreams.†   (source)
  • To discreet orchestral accompaniment, a veritable international chorus of celebrated singers, male and female, put their highly trained, God-given talents to good use in arias, duets, ensemble scenes from all the many epochs and genres of musical theater: the Mediterranean bel canto, captivating in both its lighthearted and noble forms; a German world of folklore, rogues, and demons; French opera, grand and comic.†   (source)
  • Beloved by one, a sort of instinctive and savage half-man, for its beauty, for its stature, for the harmonies which emanated from its magnificent ensemble; beloved by the other, a learned and passionate imagination, for its myth, for the sense which it contains, for the symbolism scattered beneath the sculptures of its front,—like the first text underneath the second in a palimpsest,—in a word, for the enigma which it is eternally propounding to the understanding.†   (source)
  • As the encampment was in the midst of a dense wood, the eye could not take in its tout ensemble at a glance, but hut after hut started out of the gloomy picture, as one gazed about him in quest of objects.†   (source)
  • His feline eye had just descried, in the recess of a carriage door, what is called in painting, an ensemble, that is to say, a person and a thing; the thing was a hand-cart, the person was a man from Auvergene who was sleeping therein.†   (source)
  • And this was the ensemble of three millions of people; under it three millions of hearts throbbing with passionate interest in what was taking place upon the knoll; indifferent as to the thieves, caring only for the Nazarene, and for him only as he was an object of hate or fear or curiosity—he who loved them all, and was about to die for them.†   (source)
  • In passing through the lobbies of swank places, the Palmer Houses and portiered dining rooms, tassels, tapers, string ensembles, making the staid bouncety tram-tram of Vienna waltzes, Simon had absorbed this.†   (source)
  • Brown-striped stockings of wool and a pair of yellow slippers completed the ensemble.†   (source)
  • Sword, dirk, and badger-skin sporran completed the ensemble.†   (source)
  • She could without difficulty, he said, have posed for the ensemble, not to dwell on certain opulent curves of the.†   (source)
  • As in a waking vision, E'en while I chant I see it rise, I scan and prophesy outside and in, Its manifold ensemble.†   (source)
  • Lo, where arise three peerless stars, To be thy natal stars my country, Ensemble, Evolution, Freedom, Set in the sky of Law.†   (source)
  • All must have reference to the ensemble of the world, and the compact truth of the world, There shall be no subject too pronounced—all works shall illustrate the divine law of indirections.†   (source)
  • I'd sow a seed for thee of endless Nationality, I'd fashion thy ensemble including body and soul, I'd show away ahead thy real Union, and how it may be accomplish'd.†   (source)
  • Give me O God to sing that thought, Give me, give him or her I love this quenchless faith, In Thy ensemble, whatever else withheld withhold not from us, Belief in plan of Thee enclosed in Time and Space, Health, peace, salvation universal.†   (source)
  • I will not make poems with reference to parts, But I will make poems, songs, thoughts, with reference to ensemble, And I will not sing with reference to a day, but with reference to all days, And I will not make a poem nor the least part of a poem but has reference to the soul, Because having look'd at the objects of the universe, I find there is no one nor any particle of one but has reference to the soul.†   (source)
  • …undulating light or shade—some retrospect, Joys, travels, studies, silent panoramas—scenes ephemeral, The long past war, the battles, hospital sights, the wounded and the dead, Myself through every by-gone phase—my idle youth—old age at hand, My three-score years of life summ'd up, and more, and past, By any grand ideal tried, intentionless, the whole a nothing, And haply yet some drop within God's scheme's ensemble—some wave, or part of wave, Like one of yours, ye multitudinous ocean.†   (source)
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