"The madness is only this," said she, "that these are the letters of duchesses and governors, and these I have on my neck are fine coral beads, with ave-marias and paternosters of beaten gold, and I am a governess."
The curate took the coral beads from her neck and examined them again and again, and having satisfied himself as to their fineness he fell to wondering afresh, and said, "By the gown I wear I don't know what to say or think of these letters and presents; on the one hand I can see and feel the fineness of these coral beads, and on the other I read how a duchess sends to beg for a couple of dozen of acorns."
The curate and the bachelor could see plainly enough that the page spoke in a waggish vein; but the fineness of the coral beads, and the hunting suit that Sancho sent (for Teresa had already shown it to them) did away with the impression; and they could not help laughing at Sanchica's wish, and still more when Teresa said, "Senor curate, look about if there's anybody here going to Madrid or Toledo, to buy me a hooped petticoat, a proper fashionable one of the best quality; for indeed and indeed I must do honour to my husband's government as well as I can; nay, if I am put to it and have to, I'll go to Court and set a coach like all the world; for she who has a governor for her husband may very well have one and keep one."
The nurse refused the beads
squarely and firmly, and that ended the matter.
"I would willingly do this, my sister, though I have never laboured in the fields, for wherever I have dwelt the men have kept me back from all work, save such as the weaving of flowers or the stringing of beads
. But there is this against it--Umslopogaas, my husband, charged me that I should not toil with my hands, and I may not disobey my husband."
Caption: Beautiful pastel rainbow bead
work is the showstopper on this outfit.
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Add 20 small beads
to the thread, and then insert the needle through the adjacent design lower-edge intersection.
I recall how bead
bags can be bought at the school bazaar, available in every size possible, usually among the arts and crafts booths.
After placing the last pearl bead
, tie off the thread with a double overhand knot on the fabric wrong side.
Until recently, Hevi-Beads primary product was a weighted bead
. "I started bead-fishing and loved it," Dunbar says.
There are a plethora of bead
types, sizes, shapes and colors.