With a disappointed sigh, the dress allowed itself to be returned to the rack.
It was a whisper of a dress, a ghostly slip of pearl hues that hushed against the other silks and satins.
Oh, to be worn! To glide against summer skin or float on icy air!
But no – back to the rack, this time.
Inspired by this wonderfully emotive dangling modifier:
With a sigh of disappointment, the expensive dress was returned to the rack.