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black

mod. without cream or milk. (Said of coffee.) Black coffee, good and hot, please.
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For an instant the blacks pressed close to reach me with their shorter swords, but presently they gave back, and the esteem in which they suddenly had learned to hold my sword arm was writ large upon each countenance.
I had just disarmed a huge fellow who had given me a desperate struggle, and for a moment the blacks stood back for a breathing spell.
At Usanga's order one of the blacks lifted her from the ground and carried her to the machine, and after Usanga had clambered aboard, they lifted her up and he reached down and drew her into the fuselage where he removed the thongs from her wrists and strapped her into her seat and then took his own directly ahead of her.
The rear was brought up by a black boy of fourteen or fifteen, who carried medicine bottles, a pail of hot water, and various other hospital appurtenances.
He lived over his visit with Tantor; he cogitated upon the digging blacks and the strange, covered pit they had left behind them.
It was not, after all, strange that the white man's ways should have been so much more nearly related to those of the beasts than were the savage blacks.
At this moment, anchor broken out and headsails running up, Captain Van Horn, whose quick eye had missed no detail of the incident, with an order to the black helmsman turned to applaud Jerry.
How strange," said a lady, "that a simple black veil, such as any woman might wear on her bonnet, should become such a terrible thing on Mr.
It is Val Dor, Princess," the warrior replied, "and here to die for you if need be, as is every wearer of the Black upon this field of jetan today.
With a loud roar, Black Michael attracted the attention of the others, and, pointing to Lord and Lady Greystoke, cried:
for another creature just like the first had suddenly appeared sitting on another rock, its black side toward them.
This little group had in its advance dragged inward, so to speak, the circumference of the now almost complete circle of people, and a number of dim black figures followed it at discreet distances.
As the sun rose the lion withdrew into the jungle and the black descended from his tree and started upon his long journey back to camp.
At the same time she cautioned him with many angry words against speaking to a black girl he would most likely meet in the wood.
Suddenly the door opened and a woman in a black gown rushed in with outstretched arms.