Her face is the face of Lady Tilchester, but her eyes--her eyes are grayish-greeny-blue, with black edges, and that look like a cat's, that can see in the dark.
There remains on the cloth a grayish white, sticky, elastic "gluten," made up of albumen, some of the ash, and fats.
It has been dubbed "clay metal" and "silver made from clay;" also when mixed with any considerable quantity of carbon becoming a grayish or bluish black "alum slate."
Each of these little cakes, when shrunken up into a little roll, looks somewhat like a grayish or reddish fragment of cinnamon bark.
Below the lower Cascades a sea-coral formation is found, grayish in color and not very pretty, but showing conclusively its sea formation.
Her eyes were grayish blue.
Its fur is a dense coat of a grayish-coloured down, concealed by long coarse hair, which lies smooth, and is of a bright chestnut colour.
The blue water, the pale, changeable grayish-green of the low island woods, the deeper green of the pines, the unnamable hues of the sky, the sunshine that flooded it all, these were beauty enough;--beauty all the more keenly enjoyed because for much of the way it was seen only by glimpses, through vistas of palmetto and live-oak.
His blood thrilled to the tireless effort of the grayish-yellow pack of magnificent brutes ahead of him; he watched the muscular play of their backs and legs, the eager out-reaching of their wolfish heads, their half-gaping jaws, and from them he looked at Jackpine.
Many's the time I've seen that gentleman keepin' two or three of 'em settin' round the breakfast-table after the rest had swallered their meal, and the things was cleared off, and Bridget was a-waitin' to get the cloth away,--and there that little man would set, with a tumbler of sugar and water,--what he used to call O Sukray, --a-talkin' and a-talkin',--and sometimes he would laugh, and sometimes the tears would come into his eyes,--which was a kind of grayish blue eyes,--and there he'd set and set, and my boy Benjamin Franklin hangin' round and gettin' late for school and wantin' an excuse, and an old gentleman that's one of my boarders a-listenin' as if he wa'n't no older than my Benj.
The nurse stood watching, long after her soldier had become indistinguishable in the swinging, grayish-brown mass.
HELPLESS, THE WATER-SNAKE In a pine thicket in the heart of Liberty Forest, every year, in the month of August, there appeared a few grayish-white moths of the kind which are called nun moths.
Then the grayish crest along his back stiffened and he advanced.
Fading and sunken, they had assumed the grayish hue of mud; and on that formless pulp, where the features had ceased to be traceable, they already resembled some decaying damp from the grave.
Their skin was of a dull grayish hue; no color at all.
It differs from the ordinary form in size, being only about half as tall, and in its redder and more closely furrowed bark, grayish-green foliage, less divided branches, and larger cones; but intermediate forms come in which make a clear separation impossible, although some botanists regard it as a distinct species.
There, in a labored Italian, sprinkled with Spanish interjections, he could talk of Beethoven and of the hero of Marsala; and for hour after hour he would sit wrapt in ecstasy, gazing, through the dense atmosphere, at the red shirt and the blond, grayish locks of the great Giuseppe, while his comrades told stories of this, the most romantic, of adventurers.
It was a grayish hue, now, and dank with perspiration.
He is one of the smallest of the Sparrows, of a brownish ash color above, and grayish white beneath.
But on the pillars Seraph eyes have seen The dimness of this world: that grayish green That Nature loves the best for Beauty's grave Lurk'd in each cornice, round each architrave-- And every sculptured cherub thereabout That from his marble dwelling peered out, Seem'd earthly in the shadow of his niche-- Achaian statues in a world so rich?
The whole contents of the stomach now assume the appearance and the consistency of a thick soup, usually of a grayish color, known as chyme.
The wild species are of a grayish brown color, which enables them to escape observation in their natural habitat.
E. "All along the edge of the ice-pack--everywhere, in fact, to the south of the two stations--on the 11th of February on our southward voyage, and on the 3rd of March on our return, we brought up fine sand and grayish mud, with small pebbles of quartz and felspar, and small fragments of mica- slate, chlorite-slate, clay-slate, gneiss, and granite.
Having taken a "respectful or affectionate" leave of all their lunarian friends, and got every thing in readiness,--at midnight of the twentieth of August, they again entered their copper balloon, and after they had ascended until the face of the moon looked like one vast lake of melted silver, with here and there small pieces of grayish dross floating on it, Atterley reminded the Brahmin of a former promise to detail the history of his early life, to which he assented:--of this, perhaps the most interesting part of the book, to the general reader, we regret that our limits will only admit of our giving a very condensed and imperfect narrative.
The bark is grayish and very even.
A dusk as of twilight arrived long before sunset, but it was of an unusually dull, grayish hue, and it affected Robert as if he were breathing an air surcharged with gunpowder.
He was dressed in a woollen jacket coat, knee-trousers and leggins; on his head he wore a jaunty, cocky little Scotch cap; a man, I should judge, about fifty years old, well-fed and hearty in appearance, with grayish hair and a good-humoured eye.
The man is from thirty to thirty-five years old, the woman from twenty-five to thirty, the man already a grayish brown, with mobile face, lively look, easy walk with a certain swinging of the hips.
He's lovely--tall and dignified, with grayish hair and merry eyes like Mother's, only his are behind glasses.
Then the factory buildings and sheds, quite a mass of grayish structures, overtopped by two huge chimneys, occupied both the back part of the ground and that which fringed the Boulevard de Grenelle, the latter being shut off by long windowless walls.
asked Malcolm, touching a small tree with very slender branches, some of them as slight as willow-withes and covered with grayish-red bark, while that on the main stem was bluish gray.
As he spoke, a thin grayish feather curled out between two of the upper logs and floated away, another came below it, then another, each widening and strengthening as it came.
The other, a somewhat rarer bird, of the woodpecker tribe, was variegated with light blue and a grayish yellow.
Hephzibah's face, which is a grayish yellow generally, gets a pale beet-root up to her ears, and she looks so coy.
The ears are very large, erect, and pointed, and covered externally with short, pale, rufous brown hair; internally, they are thickly fringed on the margin with long grayish white hairs, especially in front; the rest of the ears, internally, is bare; externally, they are folded or plaited at the base.
He was usually a well-dressed man, with a kind face, and a head of thick, grayish-brown hair.
It is a well-proportioned, rather handsome little pine, with grayish-brown bark, and crooked, much-divided branches, which cover the greater portion of the trunk, not so densely, however, as to prevent its being seen.
He was an untidy stout man with green goggles and a grayish beard, probably not yet sixty years of age, and well preserved.
Best day of all the year to me, Since I may stand and gaze Across the grayish past and see So many crooked ways That might have led to misery, Or might have ended at Disgrace-- Best day since thou dost leave me free To look the future in the face.
"Did you notice the grayish dust on the rug--three or four footprints at the corner near the cupboard?"
But I began with Linnet and fell to discoursing about her mother; it was Linnet, as she appeared in her grayish brown dress with a knot of crimson at her throat, running down the stairway, that suggested her mother's thought to me.
They were of clear, ivory white, pinkish white, pale rose, deep rose, pale yellow, or straw color, orange yellow, blue and green mixed in glossy sheen, shades of pink running into rich reds, purples and grayish pinks, making the fair, sweet mother-o'-pearl.
The shadows of the trees made spots of solemn darkness on the wide lawn before the windows, and a warm faint sweetness came from the crowded flower-beds, where all the flowers in this light were of one grayish silvery hue.
The grayish pallor of the man, indeed, was startling, so that Lanyard for some time sought an adjective to suit it, and was content only when he hit on the word evil.
I knowed him to onc't, for all he was a little oldish, and a little grayish, and had a bare spot like a turtle's back on the top of his head.
He noted the grayish strip of smooth water that marked the end of the dead-line.
The grayish haze became thicker and every ridge and peak was hidden.
He went closer and saw a mass of grayish-white caterpillars creeping along the branches, gnawing off the needles.
When it first emerges it is yellowish, then becomes grayish brown and finally assumes a black shade.
And sometimes I have a long skinny shadow that is faint and grayish, while I also have a short fat shadow right under me which is almost completely black.