They set their fine-spun theories against the facts of life.
He had no fine-spun theories as to the wrong of eavesdropping.
But Gilby blew the whistle and wasn't interested in your fine-spun logic.
Other men are not so blind–and one of them said it reminded him of fine-spun gold.
She was afraid to move lest she should destroy this delicate, fine-spun joy.
Gone were at once my fine-spun theories and my forebodings of the night.
Now, where are their fine-spun theories as to how he crossed to the Arkansas coast?
She then stooped down and searched in the heap of the fine-spun thread which lay at her side until she found the end of it.
She ran as easily, as relentlessly, without a hitch or break, as fine-spun silk slips through a shuttle.
See, the creature is throwing out delicate, transparent threads or filaments in every direction, like fine-spun glass.