Usage examples for cambric

  1. Hiding it in her bosom, Anna took the other letter then, and throwing her shawl around her, for she was beginning to shiver with cold, sat down by the window and read it through- read it once, read it twice, read it thrice, and then- sure never were the inmates of Terrace Hill thrown into so much astonishment and alarm as they were that April morning, when, in her cambric night robe, her long hair falling unbound about her shoulders, and her bare feet, gleaming white and cold upon the floor, Miss Anna went screaming from room to room, and asking her wonder- stricken mother and sisters if they had any idea who it was that had been an inmate of their house for so many weeks. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. " I will give it back some day," he replied, thrusting the bit of cambric into his blouse. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath