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The string is black and glossy as the tresses that fall in tangled skeins on the shoulders of the dreamy beauties of Tuscany.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Their faces, in the twilight, were dim and transparent; their tresses shone like the will-o'-the-wisp.
She was right, too, in thinking that these main bands resembled rippling—almost curling—tresses of hair.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
She unwound the turban, her hair fell in soft brown tresses all over her shoulders.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
A gold fillet, set with another matchless diamond, confined her hair, which fell loosely in wavy tresses round her shoulders.
Barnacles had fastened upon the hull, and long tresses of green, dank seaweed hung trailing from the iron paddle-wheels.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Then arose that dreadful wail of despair, that beating of breasts, and tearing of tresses.
Two paces from me lay stretched out motionless a young woman in a white gown, with thick disordered tresses, with bare shoulders.
Haply her truant tresses mock Some coronal of shapelier block, To wit, the bounding billy-cock.
You don't suppose a girl that Billy would fall in love with would wear tresses that were stolen?
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)

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