To observe and define his character, however, under such disadvantages, was as difficult a task as to trace out and build up anew, in imagination, an old fortress, like Ticonderoga, from a view of its grey
and broken ruins.
But have you likewise heard that Miss Grey
has fifty thousand pounds?
Opposite to the tall old chimney-piece were two portraits: one of a gentleman with grey
But putting that aside, will your worship tell me what are we to do with this dapple-grey
steed that looks like a grey
ass, which that Martino that your worship overthrew has left deserted here?
For every one the want that is bad," said the grey
Sayer of the Law.
At last he saw the little black figure coming from between the grey
houses and gradually approaching the foot of the hill.
Dummling went straight into the forest, and there sat the little grey
man to whom he had given his cake.
Does she live in the grey
house with the pigs and chickens and all them roses, and the rest of the rube outfit?
I won't kiss YOU, mamma; but I WILL show Miss Grey
my schoolroom, and my new books.
Inspector of Field Hospitals is a post which I think must have been created for him," Colonel Grey
light of day that remained lasted until three o'clock, when it, too, faded, and the pall of the Arctic night descended upon the lone and silent land.
Oh, we did not mean to be impolite," replied a grey
donkey which had not spoken before.
But the elder Wife saw her husband growing grey
with great pleasure, for she did not like to be mistaken for his mother.
The morning was clear, colourless, grey
overhead; the dock like a sheet of darkling glass crowded with upside-down reflections of warehouses, of hulls and masts of silent ships.
Nor can the judicious reader be at a greater loss on account of Mrs Bridget Blifil, who, he may be assured, conducted herself through the whole season in which grief is to make its appearance on the outside of the body, with the strictest regard to all the rules of custom and decency, suiting the alterations of her countenance to the several alterations of her habit: for as this changed from weeds to black, from black to grey
, from grey
to white, so did her countenance change from dismal to sorrowful, from sorrowful to sad, and from sad to serious, till the day came in which she was allowed to return to her former serenity.