It will have some red stains, commemorating the mornings and evenings it has witnessed; some dark and rusty blotches, in memory of the clouds and foggy, mildewy days that have passed over it; and a spacious field of green reflecting the general face of Nature,--green even as the fields; or a yellow ground, which implies a milder flavor,--yellow as the harvest, or russet as the hills.
Lilies-of-the-valley for you, pink tulips for you, Mrs. Evan,--they will soon close, and look like pointed rosebuds,--yellow daffies to match my gown, and you must choose for the two men I do not know.
Stanzas by Mrs. Howitt.--Caspian Sea.--Astracan.--Droll Legend.--Yellow Sea.--The Japanese.--Monsoons.--Trade Winds.--Description of a Monsoon.--Asia.--The Red Sea.--Isthmus of Suez.--An Interesting Locality.--The Arabs.--Sea of Aral.--Chinese Islands.--Fishing for Mice.--The Typhon.--Fishing Birds.--Cinnamon Forests.--Eating Birds' Nests.--Bible Lands.--The Sea of Galilee.--The Dead Sea.--The Slave Merchant.--A Japan Puzzle CHAPTER V. Story of Era.--Assistance of Goodwill.--Madeira.--Man-of-War.--Dinner on Ship-board.--Computing Latitude.--Pipe to Dinner.--The Azores.-- Newfoundland.--Newfoundland Dogs.--Greenland.--Whale Fishing.--Flying Fish.--A Ship In the Polar Regions.--An Awful Sight.--The Geysers.
C. TINCTORIA (syn C. lutea and Virgilia lutea).--Yellow Wood.
NOTE.--Yellow is one of the five "correct" colors of the Chinese, while green is one of the "intermediate" colors that are less esteemed.
C. SCOPARIUS.--Yellow Broom.
The moon dewed it over with its yellowness.
For instance, a woman who had fashioned for her husband a rudely knitted vest of wool of her own spinning; would bring the rather dingy garment to Frau Gensfleisch to have it made red or blue, so that, worn under his brown leather jerkin, it might look smart and gay;--or the young hunter, on going to the chase, would come to her to have the tassels of his bow or horn made scarlet or yellow;--or the knight equipping himself for war would send to her the soiled plume of his helmet, to be made of a brilliant crimson--to say nothing of the knight's lady, who, as she sat at home in her dismal castle, with little else to amuse her but the embroidery frame, would be forever sending down her maidens and serving-men into the valley with skeins of wool and silk, to be dipped into Frau Gensfleisch's dye-pots, and brought back to her of every color of the rainbow.
This was the beginning of his success; but though the Yellowplush Papers, The Great Hoggarty Diamond, Catherine, The Fitz Boodlers, The Book of Snobs, Barry Lyndon, and various other immature works made him known to a few readers of Punch and of Fraser's Magazine, it was not till the publication of Vanity Fair (1847-1848) that he began to be recognized as one of the great novelists of his day.
It was her delight to emphasize her splendid figure by draping it in brilliant reds and yellows.
At first, there were but few horses among them, but they knew that their neighbors to the west and south--across the mountains and on the great plains beyond the Missouri and the Yellowstone--had plenty of them; that the K=utenais, the Kalispels, the Snakes, the Crows, and the Sioux were well provided.
=Prince Yellowtop.= By Kate Whiting Patch.
Take a round piece of white cardboard the size of a saucer, and paint it in alternate rings of red and yellow,--two primary colors.
There she was in her greeny-yellowy gown, her little head erect, her sweet face smiling, her tiny hands stretched out to greet the children.
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Wearing a heavy fur-collared coat, and with his yellow, malignant countenance grotesquely horrible beneath the shade of a large tweed motor cap, he stood motionless, looking up at me.
All the land is divided into little rectangular patches of various verdure, --yellow-blossomed broom, blue-flowering flax, and the contrasting green of lupines, beans, Indian corn, and potatoes.
At one point the tops of a group of tall trees were covered with yellow- white blossoms.
Here and there a Norantea, a mile or two miles off, showed like a whole crimson flower-bed in the tree-tops; or a Poui, just coming into flower, made a spot of golden yellow--'a guinea stuck against the mountain-side,' as some one said; or the head of a palm broke the monotony of the broad-leaved foliage with its huge star of green.
He was a hard worker, and told me once that what rested him most after a long day was to go to a small boulevard theatre or to read a rather lively yellowbacked novel.
Mr. Van Kamp took a wad of loose bills from his trousers pocket, straightened them out leisurely, and placed them in his bill book, along with some smooth yellowbacks of eye-bulging denominations.
He dreams of a nook by the world unguessed, Where the thrush's song is sung, And the dainty yellowbird's fairy nest, Lined with the fluff from the cattail's crest, 'Mid the juniper boughs is hung; And further on, by the elder hedge, Where the turtles come out to sleep, The marsh-hen builds, by the brooklet's edge, Her warm, wet home in the swampy sedge, 'Mid the shadows so dark and deep.
Devon Jolti Yellowboy Devonshire House Branch of Navy League.
Yellowcreek, a town of Columbiana county, Ohio.
So should my papers, yellow'd with their age, Be scorn'd, like old men of less truth than tongue, And your true rights be term'd a poet's rage And stretched metre of an antique song: But were some child of yours alive that time, You should live twice,--in it, and in my rhyme.
* * * * * THOMAS CHATTERTON SONGS FROM "AELLA, A TRAGYCAL ENTERLUDE, WROTENN BIE THOMAS ROWLEIE" THE BODDYNGE FLOURETTES BLOSHES ATTE THE LYGHTE FYRSTE MYNSTRELLE The boddynge flourettes bloshes atte the lyghte; The mees be sprenged wyth the yellowe hue; Ynn daiseyd mantels ys the mountayne dyghte; The nesh yonge coweslepe blendethe wyth the dewe; The trees enlefed, yntoe Heavenne straughte, Whenn gentle wyndes doe blowe to whestlyng dynne ys brought.
He knew the truth before he opened it at the yellowed fly-leaf and read in faded ink, "From Joel to Prudence on this day when she is seventeen years old--June 2d, 1843."
"Their green is yellower.
She is a regular little Dresden shepherdess, with the tiniest feet and hands and the yellowest hair and bluest eyes I ever saw.
Green about me grows the grain; Now it yelloweth all again: Jesus, give us help amain, And shield us from hell; For when or whither I go I cannot tell There were no doubt many religious poems in a certain amount of circulation of a different cast from these; some a metrical recounting of portions of the Bible history--a kind unsuited to our ends; others a setting forth of the doctrines and duties then believed and taught.
a Capon, a button mould, a lame haberdine, a red beard Sprat, a Yellowhammer, a bow case, a very Jackdaw with his toung slit.
Old Yellowhead John--Tete Jaune, they called him--died years before that, and no one knows where his grave is.
Look at those fingers yellowing again--looka--" "They're my fingers, ain't they?"
When the yellowish and evil-smelling cloud dissolved, they saw him still standing there, scratching the top of his head, bare and red.
Yes, Annie Yellowlees grew day by day fonder of her protege, until at length she got, as the saying goes, "over head and ears."
Then I crossed more planted fields,--climbing more barbed-wire fences, and stopping on the way to enjoy the sweetly quaint music of a little chorus of white-crowned sparrows,--and skirted once more the muddy shore of the cane-swamp, where the yellowlegs and sandpipers were still feeding.
True enough, about the edges of the water were two or three solitary sandpipers, and at least half a dozen of the smaller yellowlegs,--two additions to my Florida list,--not to speak of a little blue heron and a green heron, the latter in most uncommonly green plumage.
Between the three the thing was effected, and Mr Yellowley was their first visitor.
DRONSDAUGHTER (Tronda), the old serving-woman of the Yellowleys.--Sir W. Scott, The Pirate (time, William III.).
"Why, yes, my Porges,--big, you know, and--er--yellow,--like--er--like a very large sovereign."
He had actually come to the entrance of Greenwich Reach when a dock light, shining out across the river, outlined the boat yellowly.