"Zis is ze finest silk
magazin in Paris--ze most celebrate."
"But he can do a whole lot of good if he tells us what became of the map that was in this oiled silk
. Where is it?" he asked again.
"No, she thought it was n't the thing for a poor minister's girls to go flourishing about in second-hand finery, so she did what I 'm doing now, put away what would be useful and proper for us by and by, and let us play with the shabby, silk
bonnets and dirty, flounced gowns.
How good was the touch of the raw silk
to her flesh!
He began to roar a song and stamp back and forth before the foot-lights, wildly waving a glossy silk
hat and throwing leers, or smiles, broadcast.
'Maybe, but though I hadna boasted about my silk
I would have wanted to do it.'
stockings and two pairs of new gloves are my comfort.
Many of them cried out, "They thought what madam's silk
gown would end in;" others spoke sarcastically of her learning.
The soldier now blew upon a green whistle, and at once a young girl, dressed in a pretty green silk
gown, entered the room.
She looked particularly charming this evening, in a black silk
gown, exceedingly simple and distinguished in style, throwing up the lovely firm whiteness of her throat and bosom, and making a fine contrast with her lurid hair.
These radii are connected at the outer extremities by two bands of flattened wire - the whole in this manner forming the framework of the screw, which is completed by a covering of oiled silk
cut into gores, and tightened so as to present a tolerably uniform surface.
A fellow trains as fine as silk--till he's all silk
, his skin, everything, and he's fit to live for a hundred years; an' then he climbs through the ropes for a hard twenty rounds with some tough customer that's just as good as he is, and in those twenty rounds he frazzles out all his silk
an' blows in a year of his life.