Which preposition to use with greying

to Occurrences 80%

When I presented Grey to him, he became at once the cavalier, as precise in his speech and polite in his deportment as any Whitehall courtier.

of Occurrences 80%

The sun went down with one swift, clear plunge, and there was about me, for a few seconds, the darker growing grey of the gloaming.

in Occurrences 62%

On the right, with its ruined mosque and conning-tower grey in the morning light, the massive pile of Shivner frowns over the valley, like some dismasted battleship, hurled upwards into sudden petrifaction by the hands of Titans.

with Occurrences 35%

" He led the way behind a little shack, a troop of children following, and there were two wolf-dogs, not in the best condition, one reddish, with a white face and white forelegs, the other grey with a black splotch on his chest and a white one on his back.

as Occurrences 18%

right bauld ye set your nose out, As plump an' grey as onie grozet; O for some rank, mercurial rozet Or fell red smeddum!

on Occurrences 18%

Prince Lichnowsky put the question to Sir Edward Grey on August 1st, as to whether England would remain neutral if Germany undertook to respect the neutrality of Belgium.

at Occurrences 14%

The attempted murder did not succeed, but the original documents are in the possession of the German Foreign Office, so that all doubt is excluded as to the English Government's participationwith their most honourable Grey at the headin this Machiavellian plan.

like Occurrences 5%

With the sound Shalah had leaped from the gate, picked up Grey like a child, and in a second had him inside the palisade and the bars down.

into Occurrences 4%

The world was not as yesterday Our homelier world had been So grey and golden-green it lay All in his quiet sheen, That wove the gold into the grey, The grey into the green.

under Occurrences 4%

The eyes were keen as a bird's, stone-grey under overhanging black brows.

during Occurrences 4%

Finally abandoning the lake, which they called Lake Moore, they turned to the westward to examine some of the streams crossed by Grey during his return from Shark's Bay.

by Occurrences 3%

Yet we firmly resolved not to decline the combat; and one of the most spirited of the new growth, William Grey by name, and a farmer's son by station, took up the glove in a style of manly courtesy that would have done honour to a knight in the days of chivalry.

beneath Occurrences 3%

Sheets of dappled cloud were sliding slowly from the west; long bars of hazy blue hung over the southern chalk downs which gleamed pearly grey beneath the low south-eastern sun.

before Occurrences 3%

Our spirits showed grey before our hairs.

for Occurrences 3%

It is no good scolding at Sir Edward Grey for making friends with the Russian Government; for his only alternative would have been to join the "International"which he certainly could not do, being essentially a creature of the commercial regime.

from Occurrences 2%

He was Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of New Munster in New Zealand under Sir George Grey from 1848 to 1853, when that colony was divided into two provinces.

than Occurrences 2%

The rancher was more grey than ever.

around Occurrences 2%

The halo had of course completely disappeared; but with the vernier it was possible to discern a narrow band or line of hazy grey around the black limb of the planet.

against Occurrences 2%

Ypres, only half a mile away, now loomed up dark and grey against the sky-line.

without Occurrences 1%

Dear, oh dear, what a fool I had been to softly swallow the flattery of Mr Grey without a single snub in return!

across Occurrences 1%

Grey streamers waved from him; there was a thin veil of grey across his face.

after Occurrences 1%

It brought the grey after him, neighing wildly, but though she circled around him at full speed time after time, he would not pause, and when she attempted to block him he raised his head and pushed her away with the resistless urge of breast and shoulders.

alpaca Occurrences 1%

She wore a grey alpaca dress, adorned with a large tatted collar, made by herself, and fastened by a brooch containing a true-lover's knot in brown hair.

between Occurrences 1%

The distinction made by Sir Edward Grey between an Austro-Servian and an Austro-Russian conflict is perfectly correct.

beyond Occurrences 1%

Between them you catch a glimpse of the Bristol Channel, blue-grey beyond a notch of the distant hills.

Which preposition to use with  greying