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Anna Karenina
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Anna Karenina
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  • In the transparent stillness of morning the smallest sounds were audible.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Levin could see the scanty locks wet with sweat on the temples and tense, transparent-looking forehead.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Vronsky patted her strong neck, straightened over her sharp withers a stray lock of her mane that had fallen on the other side, and moved his face near her dilated nostrils, transparent as a bat's wing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her light, transparent skirts rose like a cloud about her slender waist; one bare, thin, soft, girlish arm, hanging listlessly, was lost in the folds of her pink tunic; in the other she held her fan, and with rapid, short strokes fanned her burning face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Almost at the same instant the hostess, with freshly arranged coiffure and freshened face, walked in at one door and her guests at the other door of the drawing room, a large room with dark walls, downy rugs, and a brightly lighted table, gleaming with the light of candles, white cloth, silver samovar, and transparent china tea things.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And Korsunsky began waltzing with measured steps straight towards the group in the left corner, continually saying, "Pardon, mesdames, pardon, pardon, mesdames"; and steering his course through the sea of lace, tulle, and ribbon, and not disarranging a feather, he turned his partner sharply round, so that her slim ankles, in light transparent stockings, were exposed to view, and her train floated out in fan shape and covered Krivin's knees.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I don't think so," answered Betsy, and, without looking at her friend, she began filling the little transparent cups with fragrant tea.  (not reviewed by editor)

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