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Wanna’s Christo-like “Within Without” encloses the stairway entrance to the second-floor gallery in gossamer fabric, outlined by floor-level light strips.
Sea butterflies flit through the ocean on gossamer wings, each species with a style of its own.
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
Mackintoshes, vulcanized india-rubber, gutta-percha, and gossamer dust-coats unknown then.
But look at the difference here: after dinner here one is as light as a gossamer.
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Her dress was of finest work, its texture thin as gossamer; pure white with here and there a silken knot of blue.
Everywhere were threads of water, threads of snow, and little threads of dewy green, glistening like gossamer.
The lights died upon the garden gallery, the maidens held their garments together while their long gossamer sleeves floated out.
For weeks it hung trembling on a thread slender and weak as the gossamer's web.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
Why, it is more idle than the passing wind, lighter than the down of the gossamer.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ

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