Early morning at Saltinville, with the tide down, and the calm sea shimmering like damasked and deadened silver in the sunshine.
Strolling outside the damasked tabernacle, I saw some servants who were preparing beverages and refreshments with a mighty bustle.
Light lashed the polished wooden newels of a great bed on which sat swirls of silk, damasked satin, brocade.
But it was a glorious beast when set, richly black, barred and striped with damasked cream over a flame of orange-scarlet.
Their pistols and their damasked poniards glittered from beneath their black bourkas.
Beneath their black bourkas glittered the sheen of their pistols and their damasked poniards.
In the row of lights below the big rose, a damasked background to the figures was used with good effect.
To each floating cup, tawny or damasked white or deepest cramoisy, the Rector called their attention.
To each floating cup, tawny or damasked, white or deepest cramoisy, the Rector called their attention.
In other places the rock was damasked like a Saracen buckler, or engraved like a Florentine vase.