broken thread

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Then he would pass again across some media which would reveal no spoor, to take up the broken thread of the trail beyond.
Honest to God, Saxon," he took up the broken thread, "they's times when I've hated them, when I wanted to jump over the ropes and wade into them, knock-down and drag-out, an' show'm what fightin' was.
Had his wife been a whole woman, she might yet have done something--as woman can--to mend the broken threads of life, and weave again into a tissue of brightness.
Based on the premise that each individual life on earth is represented by a thread in a tapestry, a broken thread represents a life cut short.
But if you want to clear up a broken thread vein or rid yourself of facial hair, then laser and light therapies are often the only answer.
Its soothing effect on circulation can help reduce enlarged capillaries that show up as broken thread veins.
She obviously knew and loved her fantasy lands well and we look forward to the fall publication of her last book The Broken Thread.
There are many broken threads in their life histories.
He finds both continuing and broken threads as he analyzes the poetry of Thomas Hardy, contemporary criticism and Conrad's Heart of Darkness, the discovery of American literature by D.
We found we can take the parts off the machine, make sure there were no broken threads on the self-tapping feature, and ship them, knowing that the threads were good," Confoy says, adding: "The time savings due to thread whirling, one setup, and high part quality meant that we could ship our orders six weeks faster.
Nonetheless, Flora dares not be even a minute late for her job replacing bobbins (doffing) and fixing broken threads (piecing).