She wore a flowing, diaphanous gown and had long, wavy, bronze colored hair.
The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.
Beyond the head, the stone wall seemed to have been carved in bas-relief with active young ladies in diaphanous dresses.
Included are figures of ancient Egyptian royalty in diaphanous gowns, Greek peasants and Roman senators in traditional draped attire.
The first and most notable is that the great majority of fairies are not tiny pretty beings with diaphanous wings.