The porter, the garcons, the bourgeois, all knew le Colonel Silky
, who was now a great man, wore moustaches, and went to court--as the court was.
By a strange optical delusion the whole sea appeared to rise upon her in one overwhelming heave of its silky
surface, where in one spot a smother of foam broke out ferociously.
Her hair, of a shaded fairness, arranged with exquisite taste, fell in silky
curls over her lovely mantling cheeks; she passed across the paper a delicate hand, whose thinness announced her extreme youth.
He had a round head, high above the ears, a crop of hair at once dense and silky
, a broad, low forehead, a short nose, of the ironical and inquiring rather than of the dogmatic or sensitive cast, and a mustache as delicate as that of a page in a romance.
Dan looked over the low bulwarks at half a dozen dories rowing towards them over the shining, silky
She couldn't get old; and across the table her thirty-year-old son who couldn't get sleep sat listening with courteous detachment and the narrowest possible line of white underlining his silky
This young lady managed the whole family, even a little the small beflounced sister, who, with bold pretty innocent eyes, a torrent of fair silky
hair, a crimson fez, such as is worn by male Turks, very much askew on top of it, and a way of galloping and straddling about the ship in any company she could pick up--she had long thin legs, very short skirts and stockings of every tint-- was going home, in elegant French clothes, to resume an interrupted education.
No wonder that the ginger-headed man with the silky
voice and the free and easy manners was now looked upon with deep interest upon the banks of the great South American river, though the feelings he inspired were naturally mixed, since the gratitude of the natives was equaled by the resentment of those who desired to exploit them.
Toto was not gray; he was a little black dog, with long silky
hair and small black eyes that twinkled merrily on either side of his funny, wee nose.
Everything laughs, and shines and plays around it, like it, even the breath of air and the ray of sun which vie with each other in disporting among the silky
ringlets of its hair.
They were both beautifully got up - all lace and silky
stuff, and flowers, and ribbons, and dainty shoes, and light gloves.
Ojo noticed one tree, especially, because it had such long, silky
leaves and was so beautiful in shape.
I had taken my last ramble with Mary on the moors, my last walk in the garden, and round the house; I had fed, with her, our pet pigeons for the last time--the pretty creatures that we had tamed to peck their food from our hands: I had given a farewell stroke to all their silky
backs as they crowded in my lap.
This was too much for Skipper, who laughed with such genial heartiness as to lay Jerry's silky
ears back and down in self- deprecation of affection and pleadingness to bask in the sunshine of the god's smile.
White, a slender, frail little man whose hand seemed strangely cold, as if he were suffering from a chill, and whose whiskers were sparse and silky