Usage examples for gauze

  1. The gauze which was going to be her gave up trying and disappeared altogether. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  2. I have, however, placed Chrysantheme's little wooden block in the centre of the gauze tent, between our two pillows. – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  3. On a modern stage it could be worked as follows:- The Goddess will be behind a gauze, so that she is invisible when only the lights in front of the gauze are lit, but visible when a light goes up behind it. – The Rhesus of Euripedes by Euripedes
  4. All of them pass through the wire gauze and form a group on the summit of the brushwood, where they swiftly weave a spacious lounge of criss- cross threads. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  5. The day was grimy with clouds; mist had risen, and it hung out of the branches of the elms like a veil of white gauze. – A Mere Accident by George Moore
  6. For driving or for evening they placed on top of the high, powdered hair what they called a catogan, a little bonnet of gauze or lace trimmed with ribbons; and during the day a sun- bonnet of silk or velvet. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  7. Indeed, the opportunity to share these meals, supplied in large airy rooms, screened by gauze but open to the breeze, made my task on the Isthmus much lighter. – The Panama Canal and its Makers by Vaughan Cornish
  8. The gauze is cut in eighteen- inch squares. – The Prospective Mother A Handbook for Women During Pregnancy by J. Morris Slemons
  9. 22. Under- garments should be of Indian gauze for hot weather, with a supply of thicker articles for camping in the hills. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  10. He wound it slowly off, then cautiously removed the layers of cotton and gauze. – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed
  11. He examined it thoroughly at home, and discovered that in two places, namely, on the back and shoulders, it had become thin as gauze. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  12. Lady Mallowe turned her handsome face, much softened by an enwreathing gauze scarf, toward him anxiously. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. Packing the scrotal sack with sterile gauze or absorbent cotton, and closing the incision with sutures may be practised for the purpose of stopping this form of haemorrhage. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  14. The Chorus of Clouds descended, and a dazzling array of female beauty was revealed by degrees through folds of misty gauze. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  15. Hamilton lifted her up, and held her a little from him, that he might feast his eyes on the delicate beautiful carving of the lips, and on the great velvet eyes, soft, round throat, and breasts swelling so warmly lovely under the transparent gauze. – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  16. After supper they went into another room, which was fitted up as a theatre, and the cats acted and danced for their amusement, and then the White Cat said good- night to him, and the hands conducted him into a room he had not seen before, hung with tapestry worked with butterflies' wings of every color; there were mirrors that reached from the ceiling to the floor, and a little white bed with curtains of gauze tied up with ribbons. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  17. The vicar looked at the clock in the dining- room, and saw at once, by the way the gauze which protected it from dust had been moved, that his landlady had opened the face of the dial and set the hands in advance of the clock of the cathedral. – The Vicar of Tours by Honore de Balzac
  18. When Francezka came out again she was dressed in a robe of pale blue stuff, with a gauze kerchief folded across her beautiful white neck, and looked like a rose in bloom. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  19. The wine spilled over Arobin's legs and some of it trickled down upon Mrs. Highcamp's black gauze gown. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin