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She turned away from him, pulled the hook at last out of the crochet work, and rapidly, with the help of her forefinger, began working loop after loop of the wool that was dazzling white in the lamplight, while the slender wrist moved swiftly, nervously in the embroidered cuff.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She drew her wool down through the canvas and, scarcely able to refrain from laughing, stooped as if trying to make out the pattern.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Now the priest, whose cotton wool moustache confused his utterance, stepped forward and pronounced benediction.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
Everywhere the weak execrate the powerful, before whom they cringe; and the powerful beat them like sheep whose wool and flesh they sell.
Gray wool for uniforms was now almost literally more priceless than rubies, and Ashley was wearing the familiar homespun.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The other was, by a certain composition of gums, minerals, and vegetables, outwardly applied, to prevent the growth of wool upon two young lambs; and he hoped, in a reasonable time to propagate the breed of naked sheep, all over the kingdom.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Often far away there I thought of these two, guarding the door of Darkness, knitting black wool as for a warm pall, one introducing, introducing continuously to the unknown, the other scrutinizing the cheery and foolish faces with unconcerned old eyes.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Between the chairs an old bedside rug, which displayed more foundation thread than wool, had been spread by way of a carpet.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Here he had embossed the dancing Salii and the naked Luperci, the crests wreathed in wool, and the sacred shields that fell from heaven; in cushioned cars the virtuous matrons led on their rites through the city.
Phylo now placed this by her side, full of fine spun yarn, and a distaff charged with violet coloured wool was laid upon the top of it.