Usage examples for silky

  1. It's so soft and silky. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  2. Without a word of explanation as to what had happened, Madame de Savignac kissed my dog good- bye on the top of his silky head, while de Savignac stroked him tenderly. – A Village of Vagabonds by F. Berkeley Smith
  3. Desiree had set her price at one hundred and fifty francs, after abating the fifty mentioned, and Colonel Silky had early made up his mind to give only one hundred. – Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief by James Fenimore Cooper
  4. There were ten minutes between her and a trap- door that opened into the silvery streak of water out there, whose shimmering now had lost its beauty and seemed like the hideous, insinuating, silky movement of some ghastly reptile. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  5. It was beautiful fair silky hair, smooth and shining; carelessly arranged in an enormous knot to all appearances, but in reality with much care. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  6. You will inquire for le Colonel Silky, when you call. – Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief by James Fenimore Cooper
  7. Once more she flung her arms around Keep's massive neck, kissed his silky ears, wept violently for the smallest fraction of a minute; and then, stepping into the canoe with the light precision of one skilled with the birch- bark, she pushed off, and with quick, vigorous strokes headed straight across the lake. – Barbara Ladd by Charles G. D. Roberts
  8. It was a pleasant voice, a feminine one, silky and soothing. – Daughters of Doom by Herbert B. Livingston
  9. He went to the place where he had warned her of the snakes, and cut a great bundle of long silky grass, surprisingly tough, yet neither harsh nor juicy; he brought it her and said he should be very glad of a hundred yards of light cord, three ply and five ply. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  10. He left her sitting up there in bed, her fingers still caressing the silky treasure. – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  11. He would keep taking off her little cap to look at her silky hair, and he taught her to make grimaces which charmed him. – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  12. Perhaps her dark, silky lashes and hair were Mornac's, but if this was so, I trusted that there the aristocratic blood had spent its force in the frail body of this child of chance. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  13. My will is law to her, as it must be to thee if thou wilt not learn wisdom, and how to hold me by a thread of silk, a thread of thy silky hair. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  14. Her silky black eyelashes lay motionless upon her pale cheeks. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. Paula, too, was there, and from time to time she stroked Pulcheria's silky golden hair, for the girl had seated herself at her feet, leaning her head against Paula's knee. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  16. The silky sound of the rain against the window is soft as a caress, and the water- pipe on the roof sobs low like a pigeon.... – Barks and Purrs by Colette Willy, aka Colette Translated by Maire Kelly
  17. Lady May, she is dying- she hears some one whisper, Near where she's lying, 'Come away, sister'- Draw down each silky lid- draw them down over Eyes whose last light on earth shone on her lover. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. by Revised by Alexander Leighton
  18. Of Aethiop forests hoar with downy wool, Or how the Seres comb from off the leaves Their silky fleece? – The Georgics by Virgil
  19. Her eyes were blue, and her glossy dark hair fell in soft, silky ringlets. – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
  20. It was a pure, pale face, lighted by lustrous dark eyes, crowned by waving masses of dark silky hair; exquisitely molded features, upon which there rested an expression of mingled weariness and resignation, the look of " A soul whose experience Has paralyzed bliss." – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch