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On the eastern fluttered gauzy veils, feathery fans, blazing brocade of Mosul, and kerchiefs of Kufa.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Next came Elsie, looking exceedingly like a valentine in her gauzy dress, her fair hair waving over her shoulders.
So with Epimetheus's consent she opened the lid once more, and out fluttered a tiny little creature with beautiful gauzy wings.
But Cupid gently freed himself from her clinging arms, and spreading his gauzy wings flew out into the night.
On the 29th a cold south-easter blew off the ice-cliffs and the sun was trying to pierce a gauzy alto-stratus.
They were dressed for a dance, and drew gauzy scarfs around their anxious faces.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
The sun had burst through the gauzy mists which veiled it, and the whole broad Weald was washed in golden light.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
I felt that there ought to be a pyramid of gauzy canvas aloft, spinnakers, flying jibs, and what not.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Cynthia wore a white gauzy frock made over blue silk that was soft as a pansy leaf.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
The Hemerobiid is a large family, comprising, as a rule, delicate insects with rather ample gauzy wings.

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