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It was the whiteness of her neck that he remembered, the narrowness of her shoulders and the silkiness of her pale gold hair.
The professional silkiness was gone, and his bearing was all that the most democratic could desire.
DANGER! AND OTHER STORIESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
The shade of each is exactly the same—the same silkiness and glow through it; it is very peculiar.
THE MYSTERY OF EVELIN DELORMEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Perhaps she was tired of the silkiness with which she had been shut up for so many days.
WIVES AND DAUGHTERSELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Her father in fond pride straightened one glossy curl, for an instant, as if to display its length and silkiness.
MARY BARTONELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
The sun, not yet far above the horizon, threw a rosy light over the steely silkiness of its broad surface.
VIRGIN SOILIVAN S. TURGENEV
“The silkiness accounts for the always fresh and blooming violets,” Dorothy said ruefully.
DOROTHY DALE IN THE CITYMARGARET PENROSE
In the Peruvian the main thing to be considered is the length and silkiness of the coat.
On account of the silkiness of this cotton, Parkinson calls the plant Virginian silk.
He groped round desperately, cursing the darkness, and his fingers caught in the soft silkiness of a woman's hair.
A BACHELOR HUSBANDRUBY M. AYRES

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