1 Mattie blushed to the roots of her hair and pulled her needle rapidly twice or thrice through her work, insensibly drawing the end of it away from him.
2 She was busy with needle and scissors, altering a mourning dress that Mrs. Elsing had lent to Mrs. Meade.
3 Mose mended the uniform and I thought he did very well, considering that he'd never had a needle in his hand before the war.
4 And how brave and silly to try her hand at making money by her needle.
5 Handling her needle awkwardly, she jabbed it into her thumb and with a little scream of pain and annoyance that made them all jump, she squeezed it until a bright red drop appeared.
6 It's harder for speculators' money to get into the best parlors than for the camel to go through the needle's eye.
7 She held a line of tatting in her hands and she was driving the shining needle back and forth as furiously as though handling a rapier in a duel.
8 But only by the flashing needle and the delicate brows drawn down toward her nose did Melanie indicate that she was inwardly seething.
9 She mercifully had combs, mirrors, brushes, needle and thread ready.
10 They were thick, roughened with needle and hot iron and plow-handle.
11 The original iron entered nigh the tail, and, like a restless needle sojourning in the body of a man, travelled full forty feet, and at last was found imbedded in the hump.
12 Though the body was erect, the head was thrown back so that the closed eyes were pointed towards the needle of the tell-tale that swung from a beam in the ceiling.
13 The magnetic energy, as developed in the mariner's needle, is, as all know, essentially one with the electricity beheld in heaven; hence it is not to be much marvelled at, that such things should be.
14 Grandmother chuckled and drove her bright needle across a hole in Otto's sock.
15 I had to do something with my hands; so I took up a needle off of the table and went to threading it.