lace at her throat

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  • Her face was as white as the bit of lace at her throat. Cited from The Hunted Woman, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Her white hand caught at the lace at her throat. Cited from The Mississippi Bubble, by Emerson Hough
  • She was dressed in simple white -- again with that bank of filmy lace at her throat. Cited from Back to God's Country, By James Oliver Curwood
  • The soft lace at her throat rose and fell swiftly. Cited from God's Country--And The Woman, James O. Curwood
  • But her face was gray, and she found herself picking nervously at the folds of lace at her throat. Cited from Five Little Peppers Midway, by M. Sidney
  • Red spots burned in Aunt's cheeks; she talked fast in her company voice, and somehow the lace at her throat got awry. Cited from The Bacillus of Beauty, by Harriet Stark
  • "Who, Pickering?" asked Mrs. Cabot, with a last little touch to the lace at her throat. Cited from Five Little Peppers Grown Up, Margaret Sidney
  • She was dressed in a soft, clinging something with a flutter of white lace at her throat, and as she came down he saw that she had arranged her hair in a marvellous way. Cited from The Hunted Woman, by James Oliver Curwood
  • There was a flutter of lace at her throat, and little fluffs of it at her wrists. Cited from God's Country--And The Woman, James O. Curwood
  • Then to finish all, Margaret wore in the lace at her throat, a great brooch of turquoise matrix, which matched her eyes. Cited from The Butterfly House, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • She wore a high-necked gown of some soft, black material, with a little lace at her throat fastened by her only article of jewellery, a pearl pin. Cited from The Cinema Murder, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Henrietta mused, raising one hand and fingering the lace at her throat as seeking to loosen it. Cited from Deadham Hard, by Lucas Malet
  • A great amethyst brooch pinned the lace at her throat. Cited from Jerome, A Poor Man, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Elise drew a long breath, slipped off her jacket which he made a joy of carrying, and loosened the black lace at her throat which fell so prettily over the little pink cotton underneath. Cited from The History of David Grieve, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • He closed her eyes, kissing them as he did so, and folded her little white hands together, and then he pulled out the disarranged lace at her throat and smoothed it mechanically, till it lay quite to his satisfaction. Cited from One Day, by Anonymous
  • Two trembling hands struggled with the lace at her throat until the sharp point of a pin found her thumb and left a tiny crimson stain on the spotlessness of the collar. Cited from Across the Years, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • There was a bit of ruffled lace at her throat, and the heliotrope of her gown contrasted agreeably with the dark skin of the vivid face. Cited from Children of the Ghetto, by I. Zangwill [AKA: Israel Zangwill]
  • She saw reflected therein, fastening the lace at her throat, the old-fashioned thing of a large oval, a knot of fair and black hair under glass, set in a rim of twisted gold. Cited from The Wind in the Rose-Bush, et al, by Mary Wilkins
  • She put back a truant curl from her forehead where it had sought egress to the world, and looked him full in the face now, drawing a deep breath which caused the round of her bosom to lift the lace at her throat. Cited from The Purchase Price, by Emerson Hough
  • She pinned her lace at her throat with a brooch, very handsome, although somewhat obsolete -- a bunch of pearl grapes on black onyx, set in gold filagree. Cited from The Wind in the Rose-Bush, et al, by Mary Wilkins
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