Sentence Examples with the word hem

She tentatively lifted a foot into the front seat, and knew a moment of panic when her sandal heel caught in the hem of her dress.

She absently plucked at a thread on the hem of her skirt, avoiding his eager gaze.

His Laura long continued to be the most influential monastery in those parts, and produced several distinguished monks, among 1 hem St John of Damascus.

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Where the forked cross is used it is placed both on the back and front of the vestment; the horizontalarmed cross, on the other hand, is placed only on the back, the front being decorated with a vertical strip extending to the lower hem (fig.

Less essential are the orphreys on the hem of the arms and the fringes along the slits at the sides and the lower hem.

Two maids were turning up the hem and hurriedly biting off the ends of thread.

To indicate the variety of uses to which jute is applied, the following quotation may be cited from the official report of Hem Chunder Kerr as applying to Midnapur.

His touch lingered on bruises, and he retrieved a small tool when he reached the hem of her dress.

He could picture her, holding the hem of her gown, climbing onto the chair, perhaps even smiling, before kicking it away, and waiting the few agonizing moments until death took her hand and led her to its darkness.

The day was nearly done; only the hem of his golden robe was rustling.