A friend ran down the pier, dived overboard and pulled him out; but the silk hat floated off with the tide.
Today, three years later, the old gentleman is berating his friend because the silk hat was lost.
By hurrying downstairs I was able to look inside as it passed, and silk hat was alone.
He held a silk hat in his hand, as if he had been on the point of leaving.
It was the Commendatore Angelelli, in light clothes and silk hat.
On no occasion, however impressive, would he wear a silk hat.
“Her clothes ain't as good as mine,” he said, and he thought of his best blue broadcloth suit, and his flowered vest and silk hat.
"I wish I had that silk hat of yours," said the boy at the window.
He opened a retail store at 259 Baltimore street, and was the first one to introduce the silk hat in this city.
The impression was heightened by his frock coat and silk hat.