"Yes, indeed, I've noticed that when a man hauls on a kid glove
like he was dragging a cat out of an ash hole by the tail, he understands putting on kid gloves
; he's had ex--"
And, therefore, Mr Kenwigs tied up the silent knocker on the premises in a white kid glove
"It's just this," said the doctor, taking a finger of his kid glove
in his white hands and pulling it, "if you don't strain the strings, and then try to break them, you'll find it a difficult job; but strain a string to its very utmost, and the mere weight of one finger on the strained string will snap it.
Sinclair, or as he preferred to be called, Professor Sinclair, waved a white kid glove
in the direction of the dancing hall.
It was the White Rabbit returning, splendidly dressed, with a pair of white kid gloves
in one hand and a large fan in the other: he came trotting along in a great hurry, muttering to himself as he came, `Oh!
But the Butcher turned nervous, and dressed himself fine, With yellow kid gloves
and a ruff-- Said he felt it exactly like going to dine, Which the Bellman declared was all "stuff."
As the gloves were white kid gloves
, and as the post-office was widened to its utmost extent, I now began to have my strong suspicions.
Jack Pumpkinhead arrived, wearing a pair of new, white kid gloves
; and he brought a birthday present for Ozma consisting of a necklace of pumpkin-seeds.
"Bricks," he whispered, very low--"old yellow bricks, crumbling with age in a garden- wall; the sweet breath of young cows standing in a mountain-stream; the lead roof of a dove- cote--or perhaps a granary--with the mid-day sun on it; black kid gloves
lying in a bureau- drawer of walnut-wood; a dusty road with a horses' drinking-trough beneath the sycamores; little mushrooms bursting through the rotting leaves; and--and--and--"
"Poor 'Narcissa' after death (says Walpole) was attired in a Holland nightdress, with tucker and double ruffles of Brunswick lace, of which latter material she also wore a headdress, and a pair of new kid gloves
. In this dress the deceased actress received such honour as actress never received before, nor has ever received since.
"As a nation," Bransome remarked, helping himself to the entree, "we handle life amongst ourselves with perpetual kid gloves
. We are always afraid of molesting the liberty of the subject.
After taking a plain white muslin scarf, a pair of light gray kid gloves
, and a garden-hat of Tuscan straw, from the drawers of the wardrobe, she locked it, and put the key carefully in her pocket.