She pulled her hat off, fanning herself with it as she squinted at a plume of dust in the shimmering distance.
Once again, Dean motored his Jeep to the south, into the mountains and under the sun-dappled aspens, leaving a plume of dust behind him as he climbed higher and higher.
I think Mark Twain is a very appropriate nom de plume for Mr. Clemens because it has a funny and quaint sound, and goes well with his amusing writings, and its nautical significance suggests the deep and beautiful things that he has written.
When he rose to go, he took up instead of his own, the general's three-cornered hat, and held it, pulling at the plume, till the general asked him to restore it.
One with a white plume in his hat seemed familiar to Rostov; the other on a beautiful chestnut horse (which Rostov fancied he had seen before) rode up to the ditch, struck his horse with his spurs, and giving it the rein leaped lightly over.