Usage examples for vesture

  1. Look how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold: There's not the smallest orb which thou behold'st But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young- eyed cherubins; Such harmony is in immortal souls; But whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it. – A Cotswold Village by J. Arthur Gibbs
  2. He stands among musicians in his faultless vesture a noble from head to foot. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  3. In a day like this truth must change its vesture – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren