I described to her the solitary moorland road, and the grey-gowned woman's figure in front of me, and the gig coming along to meet her, and the salutation of the two girls, and I told her all one look of her face
had meant for me, and how I had wildly sought her in vain, and from that day to this had held her image in my heart.
Hooper's face was behind that piece of crape," said the sexton.
He has changed himself into something awful, only by hiding his face.
And Meg ran down to perform these little ceremonies, and then to follow her mother wherever she went, conscious that in spite of the smiles on the motherly face, there was a secret sorrow hid in the motherly heart at the flight of the first bird from the nest.
It is the shadow of pain which touches the young face with such pathetic patience, but Beth seldom complains and always speaks hopefully of `being better soon'.
He saw the two gangs, aggressive and sullen, rigidly keeping apart from each other and backing their respective champions; and he saw himself and Cheese- Face stripping.
But no one stopped it, and he was glad, punching on wearily and endlessly with his one arm, battering away at a bloody something before him that was not a face but a horror, an oscillating, hideous, gibbering, nameless thing that persisted before his wavering vision and would not go away.
If an old prophecy should come to pass,' answered his mother, 'we may see a man, some time for other, with exactly such a face as that.
The purport was, that, at some future day, a child should be born hereabouts, who was destined to become the greatest and noblest personage of his time, and whose countenance, in manhood, should bear an exact resemblance to the Great Stone Face.
I said, turning on him sharply, for I had seen danger in Montgomery's white face
I have heard that the first thing she expressed a wish to see was the christening robe, and she looked long at it and then turned her face
to the wall.
It may have been the apprehensiveness of love, the wish to meet his need for her sympathy, and the desire to see the Game face
for wisdom's sake,--and it may have been the clarion call of adventure ringing through the narrow confines of uneventful existence; for a great daring thrilled through her, and she said, just as simply, "I will.
It took a dozen attempts on the part of the thoroughly frightened blacks to reenter their village, past the horrible, grinning face
of their dead fellow, and when they found the food and arrows gone they knew, what they had only too well feared, that Mirando had seen the evil spirit of the jungle.
In fact, one of them offered her a gourd of milk--a filthy, smoke-begrimed gourd, with the ancient rind of long-curdled milk caked in layers within its neck; but the spirit of the giver touched her deeply, and her face
lightened for a moment with one of those almost forgotten smiles of radiance that had helped to make her beauty famous both in Baltimore and London.
Excuse me, princess," he said, smiling courteously but looking her very firmly in the face
, "but I see that Anna's not very well, and I wish her to come home with me.