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Standing at the window, I watched her walking briskly down the street, until the gray turban and white feather were but a speck in the sombre crowd.
Sophia was to be a shepherdess, with as many sheep as the painter could put in for nothing; and Moses was to be dressed out with a hat and white feather.
Her gray felt hat had a white feather on it, and a white tissue veil with large black dots made her delicate skin look brilliant.
The quilt of a high, white feather bed was just visible behind a screen.
Each man wore a close fitting cap of black, decked with a curling white feather.
The General on hearing of this further intended outrage, showed the white feather.
If you had shown the white feather, and let him pull your nose, he'd have got it into the paper; if you had sworn the peace against him, it would have been in the paper too, and he'd have been just as much talked about as you--don't you see?
A solitary white feather uprose from his kinky, glossy, black hair.
In the rapid glance Alleyne saw that he had white doeskin gloves, a curling white feather in his flat velvet cap, and a broad gold, embroidered baldric across his bosom.
If anyone of them happens to be valiant about something, he need not be comforted nor carried away by that; he would show the white feather just the same before something else.
He suspected him of having had a touch of the white feather in him.
Europe shows the white feather, England knuckles under, general peace all round, and kings and peoples pretending to embrace each other.
To one agent, who was showing the white feather, he wrote:
Perhaps a favorite tale might be The Ride on the Seahorse, or the Concert in the Whale, along with the ever popular Battle of the White Feathers.
Anchiornis huxleyi, extinct for 150 million years, had a grey body with bold black and white feathers, a reddish-brown head crest and freckles.