It was the same pretty little bird, with the purple wings and body, the yellow legs, the golden collar round its neck, and the crown-like tuft upon its head, whose behavior had so much surprised Ulysses.
They could not help suspecting that the purple bird must be aware of something mischievous that would befall them at the palace, and the knowledge of which affected its airy spirit with a human sympathy and sorrow.
This transformation scene, which will seem to you as wild and purple
as a Persian fairy-tale, has been (except for my technical assault) strictly legal and constitutional from its first beginnings.
It entered into them, dreamy and languorous, weakening the fibres of resolution, suffusing the face of morality, or of judgment, with haze and purple
At last they began to burst, the water got a lovely purple
, we put lots of sugar in, and kept tasting till our aprons and faces were red, and our lips burnt with the hot spoons.
The afternoon, from just an ordinary common summer Sunday afternoon, became a gorgeous, purple
On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple
flowers dripping from her fingers.
But there are no other purple
ornaments in the palace," said the Steward.
And history tells of opportunities that came to the slaves who rose to the purple
," he answered grimly.
He was as keen as knives to show us how he could take care of his purple
diamonds; and, do you know, Bunny,
In many successive visits we came to know his stage well--the purple
semicircle of hills, the slim trees leaning over houses, the yellow sands, the streaming green of ravines.
Ogg's, which shows its aged, fluted red roofs and the broad gables of its wharves between the low wooded hill and the river-brink, tingeing the water with a soft purple
hue under the transient glance of this February sun.