A month passed before the head man returned--a month that had transformed the savage, half-naked little tarmangani into a daintily
frocked girl of at least outward civilization.
Either way," murmured some of the hungriest of the crew; "it will be better than starvation; particularly if one could be sure of being well fattened beforehand, and daintily
His head was covered with a peruke, so daintily
powdered and adjusted that it would have been sacrilege to disorder it with a hat; which, therefore (and it was a gold-laced hat, set off with a snowy feather), he carried beneath his arm.
But I cannot tell; this same truth, is a naked, and open day-light, that doth not show the masks, and mummeries, and triumphs, of the world, half so stately and daintily
We sprang to our feet with a gasp of astonishment as Challenger, in a round, boyish straw-hat with a colored ribbon--Challenger, with his hands in his jacket-pockets and his canvas shoes daintily
pointing as he walked-- appeared in the open space before us.
It was furnished partly as a sitting and partly as a bedroom, with flowers arranged daintily
in every nook and corner.
But my persecutor walked as daintily
as he talked; and he still followed me, picking his way and picking his phrases.
It came to pass that the master one day said to her: 'Gretel, there is a guest coming this evening; prepare me two fowls very daintily
He stepped as gently and as daintily
as a cat crossing a muddy street; and oh, he was urbanity; he was quiet, unobtrusive self-possession; he was deference itself
Food too was ready for us, and so soon as we had washed ourselves with water, which stood ready in earthenware jars, some young women of handsome appearance brought us roasted meats, and mealie cobs daintily
served on wooden platters, and presented them to us with deep obeisances.
The air was strangely soft and balmy; the daintily
shell-gravelled walks through the thickly set avenues yielded luxuriously to the feet.
His hair was long and yellow and curled upon his shoulders, and in his hand he bore an early rose, which he smelled at daintily
now and then.
In the center of each plant grew a daintily
dressed Mangaboo, for the clothing of all these creatures grew upon them and was attached to their bodies.
Occasionally I glanced at her, thinking that the sight of her tearing at raw flesh with her hands and teeth like some wild animal would cause a revulsion of my sentiments toward her; but to my surprise I found that she ate quite as daintily
as the most civilized woman of my acquaintance, and finally I found myself gazing in foolish rapture at the beauties of her strong, white teeth.
Scarce had he settled himself to a comfortable position, his lithe, muscular legs drawn well up beneath him as the panther draws his hindquarters in preparation for the spring, than Bara, the deer, came daintily
down to drink.