The river said, 'Run first to the bride, and ask her for a silken
cord to draw up the water.
Leaves of the Nenuphars and silken
skirts the same pale green, On flower and laughing face alike the same rose-tints are seen; Like some blurred tapestry they blend within the lake displayed: You cannot part the leaves from silk, the lily from the maid.
whistles and, wearing silken
bristles, live ever in clover, and
Her ebony brows have the form and charm of the bow of Kama, the god of love, and beneath her long silken
lashes the purest reflections and a celestial light swim, as in the sacred lakes of Himalaya, in the black pupils of her great clear eyes.
I know not with what fine and costly material the heidelburgh Tun was coated within, but in superlative richness that coating could not possibly have compared with the silken
pearl-colored membrane, like the line of a fine pelisse, forming the inner surface of the Sperm Whale's case.
No longer shall her little silken
figure flit up and down your quiet staircases, no more deck out your silent rooms with flowers, humming the while some happy little song.
When the ceremony of plighting troth was over, the beadle spread before the lectern in the middle of the church a piece of pink silken
stuff, the choir sang a complicated and elaborate psalm, in which the bass and tenor sang responses to one another, and the priest turning round pointed the bridal pair to the pink silk rug.
I was the accomplished graduate of a dry goods store, where, by dint of ministering to the whims of fine ladies, and suiting silken
hose to delicate limbs, and handling satins, ribbons, chintzes calicoes, tapes, gauze, and cambric needles, I grew up a very ladylike sort of a gentleman.
Glinda walked to the canopy and parted the silken
She thrust in her hand and drew out a small, curiously shaped dagger of fine blue steel and a roll of silken
Then I heard Cathy exclaiming over Soldier Boy; and he was worthy of her raptures, for he is a wonder of a horse, and has a reputation which is as shining as his own silken
Lift him up tenderly, place him on the silken
cushions of the coach, and bring him here to me.