Some wore masks with animal heads and horns.
Arrived there, he speedily arranged the matters in dispute, and was entreated by the governors of that province and of Santiago to accept of an escort on his return; he was besought to avoid Córdova, to avoid Buenos Ayres; he was counselled to throw off the mask of subservience, and to rally his numerous adherents in La Rioja and San Juan;but remonstrance and advice were alike thrown away upon him.
Once a good distance from the Witch's home, the camera man took off his mask.
Whenever this happened the figure removed her mask and unclasped her robe, and revealed a sight which for one moment rooted the young man to the earth and in the next sent him scampering to his bark.
In secret Germany has long been an apostate to the balance-of-power theory; the war has caused her to drop the mask, and it was without doubt her resolve never to submit to the chains of the balance in Europe, which forced three other States to waive their differences and form the Triple Entente.
In the evolution of the plots of his novels, he invariably puts such characters in positions that tear away their mask.
He then slowly lifted his mask.
Then we stripped the mask with its bristle of long whiskers, took the gall, and dragged the carcass into the surf where it was devoured by fish.
Then I attempted to assume a mask of indifference, for M. Pigot was obviously annoyed at my presence, and I feared for a moment that his Gallic suavity would be strained to breaking.
Dorothy was back in a moment, kissed Mrs. Washington and Betty, and I helped her adjust her mask and lifted her to the saddle.
Aping this art divine, the human race Plans for itself on earth a comedy: It makes kings, priests, slaves, heroes for the eyes Of vulgar folk; and gives them masks to play Their several partsnot wisely, as we see; For impious men too oft we canonise, And kill the saints; while spurious lords array Their hosts against the real nobility.
" The stranger looked cautiously around him, and raising his mask for an instant, he showed the countenance of Giacomo Gradenigo.
"Will his Highness do us the honor to lay aside the mask, and appear in his true colors?" said Dalton, returning Honoria's glance with an encouraging look.
And yet I must make all secure, before I pull off the mask.
"Will you give up?" asked the first mask.
"I was therefore convinced that I could not do better, when I reappeared in the world, than to don the mask I deemed the most favorable to my peace of mind and to my glory.
For her face was not like that of an image, but rather resembled a mask, or the face of a very beautiful woman, that very moment dead.
As the last word was reached Joel leaned quickly forward toward an unsuspicious singer, and, snatching the mask from his face, revealed the countenance of Louis Whipple.
It is amusing to see how writers with this object in view will attempt first one mannerism and then another, as though they were putting on the mask of intellect!
One man, I suppose, puts on the mask of law, which he has borrowed for the purpose from a barrister, only in order to be able to give another man a sound drubbing; a second has chosen the mask of patriotism and the public welfare with a similar intent; a third takes religion or purity of doctrine.
With one accord they cast aside the masks.
The next episode of their progress took the form of a veritable unmasking which, perversely enough, only fixed the mask tighter upon Julien Tenney.
Merriwell flung a book at the first one, and it struck the fellow's mask, tearing it from his face.
His concluding caper shakes the mask from his partner's face, and the young lady falls, with a shriek, into his arms, leaving the audience in that happy state of perplexity, which so enhances the interest of a plot, as to whether her distress originates in excess of sentiment or deficiency of wind.
The Bravo hesitated, cast another wary glance around him, settled his mask, undid the slight fastenings of a boat, and presently he was gliding away into the centre of the basin.