- Pride may lurk under a threadbare cloak.
- English: Pride may lurk under a threadbare cloak.
- Not a threadbare green, it is a lush technicolor coat, a flamboyant robe surrounding the colossal corporeality of the planet.
- On his arrest, he had been careful to take with him a threadbare cap and a shabby sheepskin coat that he had saved from his years in exile.
- Such threadbare coats and trousers never were seen in Rag Fair.