stockings


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Then she replaced her shoes, rolled the cotton stockings together and thrust them into her bag.
The clerk could not make her out; he could not reconcile her shoes with her stockings, and she was not too easily pleased.
Her stockings and boots and well fitting gloves had worked marvels in her bearing--had given her a feeling of assurance, a sense of belonging to the well-dressed multitude.
She tasted a bite, and she read a word or two, and she sipped the amber wine and wiggled her toes in the silk stockings.
It was not every day that that washing-day wind met so fine a lady, and it was charming to see how gently he played about her stockings.
At all events, it was fairly obvious that, for one reason or another, the wearer of the petticoat and stockings which have now occupied us for perhaps a sufficient number of pages, was a visitor at the cottage.
She set herself a task on her stocking and resolved not to turn round till it was finished.
With that, he went upon his knees, and began to flay his victim; who, on the first stocking coming off, would certainly have fallen over backward with his chair, but for there being no room to fall anyhow.
I suppose you are the only woman in London who darns her own stockings," he observed.
It's the combination that's odd-- books and stockings.
Before long, therefore, the groups on the mattresses and the groups on the chairs were all in communication with each other, and Mary Datchet, who had begun to darn stockings again, stooped down and remarked to Ralph:
Ralph warmed his hands at the fire, which was flapping bravely in the grate, while Mary took up her stocking again.
The only thing that's odd about me is that I enjoy them both--Emerson and the stocking.
Then Mrs Fox said: 'Has the gentleman red stockings on, and has a little pointed mouth?