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  • We made merry about Dora’s wanting to be liked, and Dora said I was a goose, and she didn’t like me at any rate, and the short evening flew away on gossamer-wings.
  • But she was so incorporated with my existence, that it was the idlest of all fancies, and would soon rise out of my reach and sight, like gossamer floating in the air.

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  • a fairy with gossamer wings
  • ...a parachute — a few gossamer yards grasping onto air and suspending below them, with invisible threads, a human life,
    Charles A. Lindbergh

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