There they stood in the big empty field with the quiet corn shocks stand- ing in rows behind them and the red
and yellow hills in the distance, and from being just two indif- ferent workmen they had become all alive to each other.
He studied them seriously, while Lena looked over his shoulder, telling him she thought the red
letters would hold their colour best.
Every mile of the way was as familiar to Rebecca as to uncle Jerry; every watering-trough, grindstone, red
barn, weather-vane, duck-pond, and sandy brook.
It was clear, however, that Straker had defended himself vigorously against his assailants, for in his right hand he held a small knife, which was clotted with blood up to the handle, while in his left he clasped a red
and black silk cravat, which was recognized by the maid as having been worn on the preceding evening by the stranger who had visited the stables.
The blacks were massed at the entrance to a great chamber where they were attempting to block the further progress of a body of red
men toward the inner sacred precincts of the temple.
We shall not try to give the reader an idea of that tetrahedral nose, that horseshoe mouth; that little left eye obstructed with a red
, bushy, bristling eyebrow, while the right eye disappeared entirely beneath an enormous wart; of those teeth in disarray, broken here and there, like the embattled parapet of a fortress; of that callous lip, upon which one of these teeth encroached, like the tusk of an elephant; of that forked chin; and above all, of the expression spread over the whole; of that mixture of malice, amazement, and sadness.
She was a funny old thing, very fat, with a broad, red
face, and black hair plastered neatly on each side of the forehead in the fashion shown in early pictures of Queen Victoria.
I'm transparent, except for my exquisite red
heart and my lovely pink brains--you can see 'em work.
will think just as I thought -- that you, being like nine out of ten of us, not overburdened with worldly wealth, had taken this way of earning an honest penny to help yourself through the year.
In 1918 I was present at a meeting of the 'Frisco Reds
Death released him at last, he ran away like a very madman, pursued by the jeers of the bystanders.
then asked him to send them both to cut down wood next morning, and see which of them could do most work.