In the first place, there was the bleached
look common in most animals that live largely in the dark--the white fish of the Kentucky caves, for instance.
His hair was bleached
to tow colour by the sun; his ribs stood out like the ribs of a basket, and the lumps on his knees and elbows, where he was used to track on all fours, gave his shrunken limbs the look of knotted grass-stems.
She listened to me in perfect stillness and I felt that she was looking at me with great attention, though I could see only the lower part of her bleached
and shriveled face.
Today, the cold water gave a healthy glow to his face, which, after much stropping of his razor, he shaved of a week's growth of beard, tawny as his thick, crisp hair where the sun had not yet bleached
At the door the wood-hooped pails, sodden and bleached
by infinite scrubbings, hung like hats on a stand upon the forked and peeled limb of an oak fixed there for that purpose; all of them ready and dry for the evening milking.
But the bleached
eyeball, the scar, and the familiar weariness of his expression were still the same.
Happily the tropical suns had bleached
the tapestries to a faded blue-green colour, and the mirror with its frame of shells, the work of the steward's love, when the time hung heavy in the southern seas, was quaint rather than ugly.
And as Tarzan came nearer he saw the bleached
skull and bones of a human being about which were remnants of clothing and articles of equipment that, as he examined them, filled the ape-man with curiosity to such an extent that for a time he forgot his own predicament in contemplation of the remarkable story suggested by these mute evidences of a tragedy of a time long past.
This wood really is haunted now -- by old memories," said Anne, stooping to gather a spray of ferns, bleached
to waxen whiteness by frost.
One of the fellows called him, I remember, "a silly old bleached
cockatoo," which so enraged his chauffeur that he bounded out of his seat to take the part of his insulted master, and it was all we could do to prevent a riot in the street.
The sun was ruddy-brown in his face, and by it his sandy hair was bleached
on the ends to peroxide blond.
Martin's sunburn had been bleached
by his work in the laundry and by the indoor life he was living, while the hunger and the sickness had made his face even pale; and across this pallor flowed the slow wave of a blush.
The slender towers were washed by a rain of golden light and licked by little flickering flames; Somerset House and the bleached
gray pinnacles about Whitehall were floated in a luminous haze.
That you are here, alive, shows that they may not intend to kill you at all, and so there is a chance for you if you do not anger them; but touch him in violence and your bleached
skull will top the loftiest pedestal of Oo-oh.
The white was the bleached
human bones--the skull, collar bones, arms, and a few of the upper ribs of a man.