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One bitter cold day near Christmastime the tailor began to make a coat—a coat of cherry-coloured corded silk embroidered with pansies and roses, and a cream-coloured satin waistcoat—trimmed with gauze and green [13] worsted chenille—for the Mayor of Gloucester.

The tailor worked and worked, and he talked to himself. He measured the silk, and turned it round and round, and trimmed it into shape with his shears; the table was all littered with cherry-coloured snippets.

"No breadth at all, and cut on the cross; it is no breadth at all; tippets for mice and ribbons for mobs! for mice!" said the Tailor of Gloucester.

When the snow-flakes came down against the small leaded window-panes and shut out the light, the tailor had done his day's work; all the silk and satin lay cut out upon the table.

The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter

« Last Edit: 02 Jun, 2015, 22:58:48 by spiros »


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mob = short for mob-cap, an indoor cap worn by women in the 18th and early 19th c., σκούφια

ribbons for mobs, κορδέλες για σκούφιες
« Last Edit: 02 Jun, 2015, 22:57:50 by spiros »


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