Before her, on a chair, lay the shagreen Case of his violin.
"Men, Women and Ghosts" by Amy Lowell
Here, this shagreen Case holds one that I fancy.
"Sword Blades and Poppy Seed" by Amy Lowell
You shall have Havana cigars, with this bit of shagreen: always with this skin, this supreme bit of shagreen.
"The Magic Skin" by Honore de Balzac
She held out the black shagreen case with her fair arm, that did not shake in the least.
"The History of Henry Esmond, Esq." by W. M. Thackeray
He did so,?the lid opened, and discovered a thin quarto, curiously bound in black shagreen?
"The Antiquary, Volume 1" by Sir Walter Scott
The scabbard was of shagreen finely embroidered in gold.
"A Peep into Toorkisthhan" by Rollo Burslem
She cast before her, by a movement full of mute grace, a shagreen bag, which she carried in her belt.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1"
In the latter a green shagreen case was found containing a seventeenth-century silver and ivory pocket knife and fork.
"Secret Chambers and Hiding Places" by Allan Fea
Dr Solander had lost an opera glass in a shagreen case, and Mr Monkhouse his snuff box.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 12" by Robert Kerr
Tendons, or stout fish-skin such as shagreen, may also be used on the same principle.
"The Art of Travel" by Francis Galton
He produced the little old shagreen case he had received from Lady Blanchemain, opened, and offered it.
"My Friend Prospero" by Henry Harland
Shagreened: a surface roughened with minute tooth-like projections.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
All he now did was to take a shagreen case out of his breast pocket and hold it out towards her.
"Studies in love and in terror" by Marie Belloc Lowndes
Mrs. de Tracy opened an old shagreen case and the firelight flickered on the diamonds of a small tiara.
"Robinetta" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
The sixth case is made of shagreen.
"Bloodletting Instruments in the National Museum of History and Technology" by Audrey Davis
The skin is used as parchment to cover drums, &c., and in the East is made into shagreen.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
It would be beautiful shagreen if we could smooth and polish it.
"The Swiss Family Robinson" by Jean Rudolph Wyss
Their rough skins are used for polishing wood and is called shagreen.
"Fast Nine" by Alan Douglas
The shell, when viewed closely, appears rough with minute scale-like elevations, very much resembling shagreen.
"Zoological Illustrations, Volume I" by William Swainson
Fisherman's Shagreen Box 19.
"'Puffing Billy' and the Prize 'Rocket'" by Helen Cross Knight