In one corner he discovered Castruccio Cesarini, playing on a guitar, slung across his breast with a blue riband.
"There is no need to pardon nor pity," said the man with the blue riband.
It has nothing of the splendour of the project which has been lately laid upon your table by the noble lord in the blue riband.
To prepare a very own version of Hamlet and play it with credit—that is still the blue riband of the Stage.
By the blue riband alone could the young subject of this 'good sort of man' discern that he was in the presence of majesty.
The shrievalty of the County Palatine has always been esteemed the blue riband of shrievalties.
It has nothing of the splendor of the project which has been lately laid upon your table by the noble lord in the blue riband.
In fact, it is the exception when another than an Irish-bred horse annexes the blue riband of steeplechasing.
Around the shield on a blue riband the motto as under the knight.
With his attendant's aid he then divested himself of the blue riband, the George of diamonds, and all his ornaments.