A look of terror came over the sweet smiling face, and she clung to George as by an instinct.
When Tom stood face to face with his persecutor, and heard his threats, and thought in his very soul that his hour was come, his heart swelled bravely in him, and he thought he could bear torture and fire, bear anything, with the vision of Jesus and heaven but just a step beyond; but, when he was gone, and the present excitement passed off, came back the pain of his bruised and weary limbs,—came back the sense of his utterly degraded, hopeless, forlorn estate; and the day passed wearily enough.
I had, I realized, come face to face with rumour-shadowed Innsmouth.
And now I pass on to another thread which I have extricated out of the tangled skein, the mystery of the sobs in the night, of the tear-stained face of Mrs. Barrymore, of the secret journey of the butler to the western lattice window.
And with fear in his eyes Lord Henry rushed through the flapping palms to find Dorian Gray lying face downwards on the tiled floor in a death-like swoon.
Yellow poison streaks are on the drawn face.)
Pay me a visit, so that we can meet face to face, and talk about the hopes that are in my mind.”
While Dorothy was looking earnestly into the queer, painted face of the Scarecrow, she was surprised to see one of the eyes slowly wink at her.
While I was still in Italy I was chosen secretary, and all the members of that time, who were brought face to face with my president, were brought face to face also with me."
she demanded, pushing the thick entangled locks from her wasted face.
After breakfast, I decided to go down to the village, and see if Poirot had returned yet; but, before I could start, a well-known face blocked one of the windows, and the well-known voice said:“Bonjour, mon ami!”
O, ye who visit the distressed, do ye know that everything your money can buy, given with a cold, averted face, is not worth one honest tear shed in real sympathy?
Forced to spare a glance at the boy I bumped, I felt a thrill at the heart shaped face and green eyes watching me.
Lise’s pretty little laughing face became suddenly serious.
And then he drew back with a cry, and a blanched face.
All day and all night we sat face to face, I weary but resolute, and he weeping and complaining of his immediate hunger.
With a darkening face my friend strode along the margin, eagerly observant of every muddy stain upon the mossy surface.
As he unbarred the door a smile of joy flitted across his strangely young-looking face and lingered for a moment about his lips.
I fell on my forearms and head, among thorns, and rose with a torn ear and bleeding face.
He wiped his sweating face with the back of his hand.
The old man lay back in his chair with a twitching face, and stared at her with brooding eyes.
There wasn't one of you dared face Bill, and I did it--a blind man!
A round, black, shining face is hers, so glossy as to suggest the idea that she might have been washed over with white of eggs, like one of her own tea rusks.
But when Amelia came down with her kind smiling looks (Rebecca must introduce her to her friend, Miss Crawley was longing to see her, and was too ill to leave her carriage)--when, I say, Amelia came down, the Park Lane shoulder-knot aristocracy wondered more and more that such a thing could come out of Bloomsbury; and Miss Crawley was fairly captivated by the sweet blushing face of the young lady who came forward so timidly and so gracefully to pay her respects to the protector of her friend.
63:001:012 Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.
Mr. Jackson, shifting himself slightly in his chair, turned a tranquil gaze on the young man's burning face.
In the midst of wild, rolling clouds, the moon was a drowning face.
I saw her haggard, listening face distinctly.
Those fond arms trembled--the tears flowed fast over the faithful loving face.
His drink raddled face was worried.
Tomas stopped, and his blood smeared face peered at me with interest.
Stanley Hopkins led us first to the house, where he introduced us to a haggard, grey-haired woman, the widow of the murdered man, whose gaunt and deep-lined face, with the furtive look of terror in the depths of her red-rimmed eyes, told of the years of hardship and ill-usage which she had endured.
The moment Mrs. Carrol saw the girl's altered face, she was illuminated with a new idea, and exclaimed to herself, "Now I understand it all--the child has been pining for young Laurence.
"I protest against that," said Brother Morris, the man of the good brow and shaved face. "
Rather than hear them say this I shall face Achilles and slay him and save the City, or, if it must be, perish by his spear."'
“He had a badly bruised face,” said I, recalling what I hardly knew I knew.
His wrinkled, sunken face had aged perceptibly.
One had a round, poorly modeled face very much the shape of an egg, to which was attached a heavy yellowish mustache.
The conversation opened by his looking into her set face as she approached and smiling blandly, though it was something of an effort.
At last she came up to him, looking in his sharply-defined face as one who had no consciousness that her own formed a visible object also.
Mr. Hale took hold of her sweet pleading face in both his hands, and kissed her forehead.
It seemed to her so sacrilegious to be peering into that poor distorted, agonised face, that, by a flash of instinct, she went forwards and softly covered the dead man’s countenance with her handkerchief.
For all answer he could only pass his hand over his quivering face in a dazed, dumb sort of way a moment.
Then the big pipes are filled and lighted, and the pleasant chat goes round in musical undertone; while, in the pauses of our talk, the river, playing round the boat, prattles strange old tales and secrets, sings low the old child’s song that it has sung so many thousand years—will sing so many thousand years to come, before its voice grows harsh and old—a song that we, who have learnt to love its changing face, who have so often nestled on its yielding bosom, think, somehow, we understand, though we could not tell you in mere words the story that we listen to.
I noticed that the fellow’s coffee-coloured face had turned grey since Mr. Murthwaite had spoken to him.
Sergeant Cuff and I were left face to face, at the bottom of the steps.
If Mr. Bell had had a prophetic eye he might have seen the torch all but inverted, and the angel with the grave and composed face standing very nigh, beckoning to his friend.
One other passenger was in the lift, the first fellow creature she had seen face to face for months.
For one moment the old major stood there looking into the staff-officer's eyes,--amaze, consternation, distress, all mingled in his florid, weather-beaten face.
“Thee uses thyself only to learn how to love thy neighbor, Ruth,” said Simeon, looking, with a beaming face, on Ruth.