I ran into one of those interesting editor choices this morning. Is “clothe” to be included with “cloth”? I did, and I’m glad of it, and while there’s no robustness to this small sample, nevertheless I see that cloth and clothing trace the fortunes of the company for many chapters.

• 1.002 wardrobes (he had whole rooms devoted to clothes),
• 1.065 Cut the cloth and tread on the fat!
• 1.070 in a green cloth.
• 2.029 into the dry clothes
• 2.037 and wet clothes all the night.
• 2.080 with his clothes
• 2.113 There were lots of clothes, too,
• 3.034 Their clothes were mended as well as their bruises,
• 4.013 to dry their clothes,
• 6.022 he said sadly looking at his torn clothes.
• 7.014 Then they took off their clothes
• 7.034 He was clothed
• 7.093 One bore a white cloth embroidered at the edges
• 9.062 and ragged clothes clinging to him cold
• 10.020 in spite of his torn clothes
• 10.038 in fine cloth of their proper colours,

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