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  • Sometimes on his way back from the anteroom he would pass through the conservatory and pantry into the large marble dining hall, where tables were being set out for eighty people; and looking at the footmen, who were bringing in silver and china, moving tables, and unfolding damask table linen, he would call Dmitri Vasilevich, a man of good family and the manager of all his affairs, and while looking with pleasure at the enormous table would say: Well, Dmitri, you'll see that things are all as they should be?
  • Suddenly a gust of wind beat violently against the casement of the window, from which the double frame had been removed (by order of the prince, one window frame was removed in each room as soon as the larks returned), and, forcing open a loosely closed latch, set the damask curtain flapping and blew out the candle with its chill, snowy draft.
  • Sir Edward wore a formal gown of blue and gold damask silk and a Tudor-style academic bonnet in gold silk.
  • At the center of the room is the State Bed, made of an unusually rich material - crimson silk damask brocaded in gold.
  • The machine - used for weaving cloths like damask - was a British first.

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