Then her hands played with my hair, which she let down and combed with her long, taper fingers.
His eyes roved from taper to taper, as gathering knowledge ray by ray.
Their branches do not taper, but only divide.to observe the laws common to all.
It was still dark; she gave me her arm, and I lighted her with a taper.
She sat down, feeling as if that taper were heating her ...