Nicely," said Ruth, taking off her little drab
bonnet, and dusting it with her handkerchief, displaying, as she did so, a round little head, on which the Quaker cap sat with a sort of jaunty air, despite all the stroking and patting of the small fat hands, which were busily applied to arranging it.
The driver was a young man of three-or four-and-twenty, with a cigar between his teeth; wearing a dandy cap, drab
jacket, breeches of the same hue, white neckcloth, stick-up collar, and brown driving-gloves--in short, he was the handsome, horsey young buck who had visited Joan a week or two before to get her answer about Tess.
Fancy his holding up her little hand and assuring her that it was of a light drab
color shot with red; and telling her as he pressed her to his heart that her nose, for a turned-up one, seemed rather pretty; and that her eyes appeared to him, as far as he could judge, to be quite up to the average standard of such things!
He would lie in bed at night and think of the joy of never seeing again that dingy office or any of the men in it, and of getting away from those drab
Vast multitudes of men went to and fro, many in white and drab
fatigue uniforms busy about the balloons, others drilling in sensible drab
Old provincial society had its share of this subtle movement: had not only its striking downfalls, its brilliant young professional dandies who ended by living up an entry with a drab
and six children for their establishment, but also those less marked vicissitudes which are constantly shifting the boundaries of social intercourse, and begetting new consciousness of interdependence.
My 'Conquest of Granada' was in two octavo volumes, bound in drab
boards, and printed on paper very much yellowed with time at its irregular edges.
He's a bald-headed fat man and is dressed in a blue coat with brass buttons, a pink vest and drab
No matter what he says, she at once remarks in that drab
, lifeless little voice of hers, `That is very true, John, dear me