Noel, if it fits the gap
in that dress which your own hands have just taken from your wife's wardrobe.
Now and then came a gap
in the lightning, and the night swallowed them up.
I’ve known the time, lad, when the wild turkeys wasn’t over-scarce in the country; though you must go into the Virginia gaps
if you want them now.
All breathed heavily, leaning forward, in the long gaps
of the conversation.
boiled meat), weak voices replied, and when he called the muster of the village name by name, very distinctly, there were no gaps
She had come with him one day to see how his "apartment-house" was rising; he had helped her over gaps
and explained to her plans, and while they were there had happened to have, before her, a brief but lively discussion with the man in charge, the representative of the building firm that had undertaken his work.
I found afterwards that he was the chauffeur, who filled the gaps
left by a succession of fugitive butlers.
By successive stages, and to slowly gathering groups of the company, it became apparent that the most extraordinary of all gaps
had appeared in the party; the guests could find no trace of their host anywhere.
Outside it were poverty and vulgarity for ever trying to enter, just as the London fog tries to enter the pine-woods pouring through the gaps
in the northern hills.
Though Harmon Gow developed the tale as far as his mental and moral reach permitted there were perceptible gaps
between his facts, and I had the sense that the deeper meaning of the story was in the gaps
Sillerton Jackson applied to the investigation of his friends' affairs the patience of a collector and the science of a naturalist; and his sister, Miss Sophy Jackson, who lived with him, and was entertained by all the people who could not secure her much-sought-after brother, brought home bits of minor gossip that filled out usefully the gaps
in his picture.
As on the ruined human wretch vermin parasites appear, so these ruined shelters have bred a crowd of foul existence that crawls in and out of gaps
in walls and boards; and coils itself to sleep, in maggot numbers, where the rain drips in; and comes and goes, fetching and carrying fever and sowing more evil in its every footprint than Lord Coodle, and Sir Thomas Doodle, and the Duke of Foodle, and all the fine gentlemen in office, down to Zoodle, shall set right in five hundred years--though born expressly to do it.