"You'll never love me half so much as I love you, you bit of thistledown," he answered.
Her talk and she are both as light and wandering as thistledown.
The old, thistledown, light-hearted recklessness seemed to have left him.
They sailed from her on the faint hot breeze lightly as thistledown.
The combined burden would lie light as thistledown on my shoulders.
"Follow me," she said again, and rose softly from the ground like thistledown.
I was more helpless and flew lightlier than a shred of thistledown among the stars.
A woman's fidelity is like thistledown, and her promises are written in the sands.
A movement light as thistledown seemed to have caught his ear.
Eustacia's journey was at first as vague in direction as that of thistledown on the wind.