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It is quite too transparent, and it was a very bad compliment when you said that it was impossible for me to solve so simple a question.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The matter of which it was built was just as soft, and formed similar towers, and domes, and pillars, transparent and rocking in the thin air; while above his head our earth was rolling like a large fiery ball.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Her light, transparent skirts rose like a cloud about her slender waist; one bare, thin, soft, girlish arm, hanging listlessly, was lost in the folds of her pink tunic; in the other she held her fan, and with rapid, short strokes fanned her burning face.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And on its pages I saw a beautiful representation of a maiden in transparent garments and with a transparent body, flying up to the clouds.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The bare twigs in the garden were hung with transparent drops which fell on the freshly fallen leaves.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The bare trees, the sand, the bricks and roofs of the houses, the green church spire, and the corners of the white house in the distance, all stood out in the transparent air in most delicate outline and with unnatural clearness.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Her face was very pretty still, but it looked careworn, and too delicate; and her hand was so thin and white that it seemed to me to be almost transparent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Somehow her exquisite shape reminded him of an ivory toy, in such fair, white, transparent relief did it stand out against the dull blur of the surrounding throng.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
At the first coming of the dawn the horrid figures melted in the whirling mist and snow; the wreaths of transparent gloom moved away towards the castle, and were lost.
She liked to believe herself a thing of mystery to men, but she knew Rhett thought her as transparent as glass.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Disappointed of its real womanhood, it had not succeeded in becoming boyish, and unsubstantial, and transparent; instead it had gone opaque.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context