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
Gourds, and melons, spread new lustre
On their veiny dull shagreen;
While the starred pomegranates cluster
Golden balls, with pink between.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
"And so, vith arp and woice,
Both troubled and shagreened,
I hid you to rejoice,
O glorious England's Queend!
And never have to veep, like pore Louis-Phileep,
Because you out are cleaned.
"The Three Christmas Waits" by William Makepeace Thackeray