He detested the Victorian ideal of love, with the doves and rosy-cheeked cherubs and gossamer and lace.
One problem is that Friel is beginning to repeat himself: Themes and motifs from earlier plays float about like gossamer in Indian summer.
So I made a classic cross-hair from spider's gossamer and used it to pinpoint a cell in the area I wanted to watch.
But the cold made the sky shimmer like gossamer , and outside it felt crisp and fresh in a way that can only be described as bracing.
The lines in the dirt clung to his heels, not with the delicate gossamer of a spider's threads, but with the thick grume of sucking mud.
The fine line between loyalty and betrayal is like gossamer .
In the UK, gossamer is the creation of a million baby spiders that spin threads vertically from the top of bushes which will carry them off into the wind, enabling them to travel for miles.
My ivory limbs glisten under the weight of the lightest gossamer .
But he fell into a sleep light as gossamer , and a dream that seemed equally light.