Such furs as ermine and miniver were kept for the great people; for there were curious rules and laws about dress in those days.
The sleeves are of black velvet; the hoods are of miniver, and are passed on from Proctor to Proctor.
The gown is of a reddish murrey colour, with ermine or miniver lining to skirt and sleeves, the under sleeves being blue.
Mrs. miniver played with a well-sized bunch of keys that hung from her girdle.
"Thousands of women have married merely for freedom," said Miss miniver.
"There's a deal of wisdom in those old sayings," quoth Mistress miniver.
Miss miniver learned of her flight and got her address from the Widgetts.
Miss miniver followed with an expression of perplexity, her mouth shaped to futile expositions.
Ann Veronica came in with a certain disregard of Miss miniver.
Loons in small flocks showing their miniver breasts, their reptile necks and drooping checkered wings.