She pulled nervously at the hem of her too-short skirt.
Two maids were turning up the hem and hurriedly biting off the ends of thread.
His touch lingered on bruises, and he retrieved a small tool when he reached the hem of her dress.
She absently plucked at a thread on the hem of her skirt, avoiding his eager gaze.
But externally they were dis- the ~uishable by the various shapes that their worshippers ascribed tog hem; and there can be little doubt that even in the beginning still h had his own special attributes and particular mythical cry its.