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A second gust of wind came from the cliff, blowing against his hand a long tress of her hair.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
And the sun was glancing on many a gemmed fillet and many a ribbon-decked, blond tress that fell nigh to its proud owner's knees.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
When they lifted him up and laid him on his bed, in his clenched right hand they found a small tress of a woman's dark hair.
If one cuts a tress of your hair with a stroke of the Sword of Light it will take you out of that slumber.
He once showed his wife a beautiful tress of Thyrzas hair, but never mentioned her real name.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
On his lance he bore a red pennon; a tress of my hair served him for a belt, from which hung his sword.
TALES FROM THE LANDS OF NUTS AND GRAPESCHARLES SELLERS AND OTHERS
The thick and glossy tress that, drawn forward, was to ripple over white neck and bosom was too loosely curled.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
His black hair, combed to his poll, is tied behind in a small roll, from beneath which creeps forth a short tress.
Psal′tery, a stringed instrument used by the Jews: psalter; Psal′tress, a woman who plays upon the psaltery.
On her head were tresses yellow like to gold, plaited in four locks, with a golden drop at the end of each long tress.

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