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  • I keep my glasses—the perfect martini receptacles, heavy and thin-stemmed, with exquisite rims—in the freezer, and sip them very slowly while still managing to make the last swallow cold.

    Hollywood Savage

  • I like the understated elegance of the restaurant: Its van Gogh palette of yellow and blue, the thin-stemmed wineglasses and the polished new mirrors along one wall that make the room feel larger.

    Battered Manhattan Sinks into Pillows of Gnocchi

  • They were thin-stemmed but flourishing, their leaves delicate with slightly brownish tips.

    Dark Dude

  • The thin-stemmed glasses were all set up, full to the brim, there for the taking.

    Waiting for Snow in Havana

  • An eight-year-old can be trusted to carry eight things to or from the table, including fragile, thin-stemmed wineglasses.


  • One man pulled a thin-stemmed pipe and a long splinter from a pocket.

    Stone of Tears

  • She wanted to lie in his huge bathtub, a wonderful bathtub that had claw feet, to luxuriate in the water holding a thin-stemmed glass of wine and smell him cooking whatever went into a tortellini salad.

    Mistress of Justice

  • Cross-eyed Mike held out a thin-stemmed lead crystal glass filled with a bubbling, light golden liquid.

    City of Baraboo

  • Doctor Bormenthal, pale but determined, raised his thin-stemmed glass.

    The Heart Of A Dog

  • "Is this it, sir?" said the wall-faced man in matter-of-fact tones, whipping out of his pocket a thin-stemmed pipe with a shapely, beautifully-polished bowl.

    Pushed and the Return Push


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