[A rent across the middle.] I can always tell when a gentleman understands putting on kid gloves. There is a grace about it that only comes with long practice." The whole after-guard of the glove "fetched away," as the sailors say, the fabric parted across the knuckles, and nothing was left but a melancholy ruin.
"Yes, indeed, I've noticed that when a man hauls on a kid glove like he was dragging a cat out of an ash hole by the tail, he understands putting on kid gloves; he's had ex--"
At times she could not see his face, so obscured was it by the flying gloves
. But she could hear the resounding blows, and with the sound of each blow she felt a sickening sensation in the pit of her stomach.
Sommers had been fitted with gloves
. On rare occasions when she had bought a pair they were always "bargains," so cheap that it would have been preposterous and unreasonable to have expected them to be fitted to the hand.
"Are you busy this morning, Hilda?" he asked as he sat down, his hat and gloves
in his hand.
"Oh, dear, what a blunderbuss I am!" exclaimed Jo, finishing Meg's glove
by scrubbing her gown with it.
``He will he doth, most Reverend Father,'' said Malvoisin, slipping the glove
under his own mantle.
While Miss Skiffins was taking off her bonnet (she retained her green gloves
during the evening as an outward and visible sign that there was company), Wemmick invited me to take a walk with him round the property, and see how the island looked in wintertime.
After accompanying Betsy to the outside hall, once more kissing her hand above the glove
, at the point where the pulse beats, and murmuring to her such unseemly nonsense that she did not know whether to laugh or be angry, Stepan Arkadyevitch went to his sister.
I am afraid that Maud's lesson was not as thorough as it should have been, for Polly's head was such a chaos of bonnets, gloves
, opera-cloaks and fans, that Maud blundered through, murdering time and tune at her own sweet will.
The gentleman and the prize-fighter put on the gloves
, and faced each other in the classically correct posture of pugilistic defense.
are stiff with the frozen blood, Our furs with the drifted snow, As we come in with the seal--the seal!
She immediately loosened little Gerda's clothes, pulled off her thick gloves
and boots; for otherwise the heat would have been too great--and after laying a piece of ice on the Reindeer's head, read what was written on the fish-skin.
It was the White Rabbit returning, splendidly dressed, with a pair of white kid gloves
in one hand and a large fan in the other: he came trotting along in a great hurry, muttering to himself as he came, `Oh!
were off and in one hand, and I remember, lightly and daringly, in mock reproof for something I had said, how she tapped my lips with a tiny flirt of those gloves