Quotation Explorer - 'Stockings'

...The fact that it's black transforms it. Has the same effect on women that black stockings have on men. - Daphne du Maurier
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
The queen who mended her stockings in prison must have looked every inch a queen and even more a queen than at sumptuous banquets and levees. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
My heart, always so strong in the past, was like the fishnet stockings that clung to my legs—torn, shredded, and full of gaping holes. - E.J. Stevens
GARTHER, n. An elastic band intended to keep a woman from coming out of her stockings and desolating the country. - Ambrose Bierce
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