But soon even these intervals of consciousness ended, and she lay hour after hour, tossing to and fro, with incoherent words on her lips
, or sank into a heavy sleep which brought her no refreshment.
The grey beard he later wore had not yet ap- peared, but on the upper lip
grew a brown mustache.
I can see them now, exactly as they looked, working about the table in the lamplight: Jake with his heavy features, so rudely moulded that his face seemed, somehow, unfinished; Otto with his half-ear and the savage scar that made his upper lip
curl so ferociously under his twisted moustache.
There were a few freckles on her face, and a small, dark mole near the under lip
and one on the temple, half-hidden in her hair.
After a last look at Uncas, Cora turne,d and with a quivering lip
, addressed herself to Heyward:
Unfortunately (without design, or only with such instinctive design as gives no account of itself to the intellect) Phoebe, just at the critical moment, drew back; so that her highly respectable kinsman, with his body bent over the counter and his lips
protruded, was betrayed into the rather absurd predicament of kissing the empty air.
His great lips
present a cable-like aspect, formed by the intertwisting, slanting folds of large wrinkles.
Over this lip
, as over a slippery threshold, we now slide into the mouth.
But round in the background there were a number of poor things, sadly broken down with hard work, with their knees knuckling over and their hind legs swinging out at every step, and there were some very dejected-looking old horses, with the under lip
hanging down and the ears lying back heavily, as if there were no more pleasure in life, and no more hope; there were some so thin you might see all their ribs, and some with old sores on their backs and hips.
Well, good-by, Uncle Tom; keep a stiff upper lip
," said George.
He had on his head a conical steel casque that only came down to his ears, and for visor had only a narrow steel bar that extended down to his upper lip
and protected his nose; and all the rest of him, from neck to heel, was flexible chain mail, trousers and all.
Wilson bit his lip
, but answered, "No--not yet," with as much indifference as he could assume.
He surveyed the prize; walked around it; smelt at it from a safe distance; walked around it again; grew bolder, and took a closer smell; then lifted his lip
and made a gingerly snatch at it, just missing it; made another, and another; began to enjoy the diversion; subsided to his stomach with the beetle between his paws, and continued his experiments; grew weary at last, and then indifferent and absent-minded.
When I'm restless, or worried, or thinking hard, I draw capital V's on my cheek or on my under lip
or under my chin, and never anything BUT capital V's--and half the time I don't notice it and don't know I'm doing it.
Abner himself avowed his complete innocence, and told the neighbors how a red-haired man with a hare lip
and a pepper-and- salt suit of clothes had called him up one morning about daylight and offered to swap him a good sleigh for an old cider press he had layin' out in the dooryard.