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Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Between the green and gold folds of his silken handkerchief his gentle brown eyes always regarded her.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
"You spoke of disgrace," she observed gently, swaying her fan before her by its silken cord.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Frivolity enveloped the company as with a silken veil, and yet everything moved as politely and as sedately as a minuet.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
The little shoe, whose silken laces had become loose in walking, lay in the road covered-with dust.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
My attention was now directed to three who were among the worthiest, adorned with crowns, and in the silken garb of archangels.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Within his chamber the andon was already lighted, and the long, silken bed-cushions spread.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
But I was determined not to fear and I could feel the silken coolness passing over my hot hand.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
It took him some moments to recognize them as the irritating rustling of his silken dress.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The icho trees stood like pyramids of gold; and suzuki grass upon the hillsides brushed a cloudless blue sky with silken fingers.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA

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