On hearing that sound Natasha put down the stocking, leaned nearer to him, and suddenly, noticing his shining eyes, stepped lightly up to him and bent over him.
She set herself a task on her stocking and resolved not to turn round till it was finished.
Here, in a retired corner, she exchanged her cotton stockings
for the new silk ones which she had just bought.
Indeed, I recognised it as being of a Parisian design as yet little known in England; while on the tops of the stockings
I laughingly suspected a border designed by a certain eccentric artist, who devotes his strange gifts to decorating with fascinating miniatures the under-world of woman.
He was tall, and so meagre as to make him seem above even the six feet that he actually stood in his stockings