The water shone pacifically; the sky, without a speck, was a benign immensity of unstained light; the very mist on the Essex marshes was like a gauzy and radiant fabric, hung from the wooded rises inland, and draping the low shores in diaphanous folds.
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Her dress was white and silver too, as diaphanous as a sheet of ice; one could glimpse her body through it, though not clearly.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
I see the world through a diaphanous curtain of blood.