Your brilliant colors are fast fading now, and the envious moths have gnawed your silken threads
. You are withering away like the dead hands that wove you.
The emperor lays on the table three fine silken threads
of six inches long; one is blue, the other red, and the third green.
And while she gayly sung, the little weavers spun their silken threads
, the flies on glittering wings flew lovingly above her head, and over all the golden light shone softly down.
You could guide him with silken threads
. Oh, I know I'm enthusiastic, but if you don't buy him, Chris.
A tall young man, with light hair, clear gray eyes, and thin and compressed lips, dressed in a blue coat with beautifully carved gold buttons, a white neckcloth, and a tortoiseshell eye-glass suspended by a silken thread
, and which, by an effort of the superciliary and zygomatic muscles, he fixed in his eye, entered, with a half-official air, without smiling or speaking.
Some ragged ends of silken thread
were still attached to the leaf, as if it had been torn out of a book.
The effect is as if the voice had been dyed black; or,--if we must use a more moderate simile,--this miserable croak, running through all the variations of the voice, is like a black silken thread
, on which the crystal beads of speech are strung, and whence they take their hue.
"Alas!" said the stranger, "I have no purse nor no money either, saving only the half of a sixpence, the other half of which mine own dear love doth carry in her bosom, hung about her neck by a strand of silken thread
The first one, a soldierly, abrupt, red-faced person, with white eyebrows and an explosive temper, could be managed with a silken thread
. He left on reaching the age limit.
It is so mad, that had the ties between me and my dear lost boy been one silken thread
less strong, I might have swept even him from your side, when you favoured him.'
Just like cultivation of the humble silkworm enabled enterprising people in hillside villages to spin silken threads
into a pillar of economic prosperity in the period during which the Lebanese polity was still a pupa enclosed by the Ottoman Empire, the 2019 budget still could, in a very unlikely, but almost ideal, scenario of structural reforms and reconstruction of trust, give birth to a reality of political sanity, administrative efficiency, and more sustainable economic prosperity in Lebanon.
Sexual accessory glands as are found in male Archaeognatha Borner, 1904 and Zygentoma Borner, 1904, function to spin silken threads
that lead females to a spermatophore or silken mats on which spermatophores are deposited.