Usage examples for Adorning

  1. Wherefore, because he would illustrate, as well as affirm, the glory of this Jerusalem to the life, therefore he concludes his general description of this city with these comparisons:- I saw, saith he, the holy city, the Lamb's wife; I saw her in her spangles, and in all her adorning but verily she was most excellent. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. And an hour she had spent likewise in the adorning of her beauty, before she stood satisfied in front of her mirror. – Desert Love by Joan Conquest
  3. Here alone nothing was prescribed, and they indemnified themselves for restraint elsewhere, by adorning themselves with just those things which were forbidden at home. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag