GLOVES


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GLOVESGay, Lesbian, and Other Volunteer Singles
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I paid the bill, and as I passed out with a fascinating bow I thought I detected a light in the woman's eye that was gently ironical; and when I looked back from the street, and she was laughing all to herself about something or other, I said to myself with withering sarcasm, "Oh, certainly; you know how to put on kid gloves, don't you?
At times she could not see his face, so obscured was it by the flying gloves. But she could hear the resounding blows, and with the sound of each blow she felt a sickening sensation in the pit of her stomach.
Sommers had been fitted with gloves. On rare occasions when she had bought a pair they were always "bargains," so cheap that it would have been preposterous and unreasonable to have expected them to be fitted to the hand.
Bartley took her wrist and began to button the long gray suede glove. "How gay your eyes are this morning, Hilda."
"You must have gloves, or I won't go," cried Meg decidedly.
The gentleman and the prize-fighter put on the gloves, and faced each other in the classically correct posture of pugilistic defense.
Our gloves are glued with the frozen blood, Our eyes with the drifting snow; But we come back to our wives again, Back from the edge of the floe!
As we walked together up the windy street, Lena wiped her eyes with the back of her woollen glove.
While Miss Skiffins was taking off her bonnet (she retained her green gloves during the evening as an outward and visible sign that there was company), Wemmick invited me to take a walk with him round the property, and see how the island looked in wintertime.
Alice took up the fan and gloves, and, as the hall was very hot, she kept fanning herself all the time she went on talking:
Should I imprison in my hand that little hand with the dangling, scented gloves which had just tapped my lips?
"I must run home and get my things," said Polly, resolving on the spot to buy the nicest pair of gloves the city afforded.