Which preposition to use with glossing

of Occurrences 38%

While men are dining where there are mahogany and silver and the gloss of women's shoulders, are men with kick-marks on their shins, ice gluing shut their eyes, and lashed with gale to some ship-or-other's crow's-nest.

on Occurrences 16%

But the Talthybius [Footnote: Talthybius was a herald, and nuntius is obviously a gloss on this.

over Occurrences 12%

How he contrived to gloss over his attentions to Jane in such a manner as to deceive those ladies, caused no little surprise; but it was obvious it had been done, and the Moseleys were not without hopes his situation with Jane would not make the noise in the world such occurrences seldom fail to excite.

of Occurrences 3%

No glossing of the truth, however skillfully applied, would have served him with this woman so well as this simple statement, followed by its equally simple and direct inquiry.

in Occurrences 3%

[w] Du Cange’s Gloss in verb.

to Occurrences 3%

It was the color of devotion, giving a luster to reverence and a gloss to humility.

by Occurrences 2%

and marginal glosses by Edward F. O'Day.

with Occurrences 2%

The gloss with which it was subsequently accompanied was not thought of by either of us at the time; at least not a hint of it was given to me, and I have no doubt it was a gratuitous after-thought.

than Occurrences 1%

If there is any commodity of softer gloss than common, or one shinier to the eyeso that your poverty frets youit is displayed here.

Beneath Occurrences 1%

So Mrs. Pownceby, meeting on the stairs Her second-floor lodger, me, bound citywards, Told of her sister's death, doing her best To match her face's colour with the news: While I in listening made a running gloss Beneath her speech of all she left unsaid.

up Occurrences 1%

[Illustration] "IL IRA LOIN."Great day for England in general, and for London in particular, when AUGUSTUS GLOSSOP HARRIS,the "Gloss-op"-portunely appears nothing without the gloss up-on him,popularly known by the title of AUGUSTUS DRURIOLANUS, rode to the Embankment with his trumpeters,it being infra dig.

off Occurrences 1%

PUNCHINELLO will only add that he would at any time rather suspend the public plunderers than habeas corpus, and that he means to take the gloss off the grim joke that "Hanging for murder's played out in New-York.

Which preposition to use with  glossing