He stared at me with his nether
lip dropping, and looked so wilfully stupid of a sudden that it came into my head that he desired to avoid my questions.
No sound Of bird now flutters from the hushed hillside; All, all is still, save for the wind that wails And whistles through the long night where the ghosts Hither and thither in the gloom go by, And spirits from the nether
world arise Under the ominous clouds.
The primitive garb worn by this droll left all his nether
man exposed to the biting blasts of the mountains.
Poyser had no reason to be ashamed of his leg, and suspected that the growing abuse of top-boots and other fashions tending to disguise the nether
limbs had their origin in a pitiable degeneracy of the human calf.
She swore, and invoked all the gods of the nether
world, who are called Titans, to witness.
I now observed -- with what horror it is needless to say -- that its nether
extremity was formed of a crescent of glittering steel, about a foot in length from horn to horn; the horns upward, and the under edge evidently as keen as that of a razor.
In its nether
extremity were inserted two kegs, which seemed to answer all the purposes of legs.
So these two upper and nether
visages confronted each other all day long, the white face looking down on the brown face, and the brown face looking up at the white face, without anything standing between them but the two girls crawling over the surface of the former like flies.
Chance people on the bridges peeping over the parapets into a nether
sky of fog, with fog all round them, as if they were up in a balloon and hanging in the misty clouds.
The early afternoon was mild and hazy, and unlike winter but for the prematurely low sun struggling through the haze, as Raffles and I emerged from the nether
regions at Westminster Bridge, and stood for one moment to admire the infirm silhouettes of Abbey and Houses in flat gray against a golden mist.
Philip laughed savagely as he thought of her gentility and the refinement with which she ate her food; she could not bear a coarse word, so far as her limited vocabulary reached she had a passion for euphemisms, and she scented indecency everywhere; she never spoke of trousers but referred to them as nether
garments; she thought it slightly indelicate to blow her nose and did it in a deprecating way.
As he spoke the Sheriff's ruddy cheeks grew pale, and he said nothing more but looked upon the ground and gnawed his nether
The little princess talked incessantly, her short, downy upper lip continually and rapidly touching her rosy nether
lip when necessary and drawing up again next moment when her face broke into a smile of glittering teeth and sparkling eyes.
Intently he listened for any sound from the nether
world, but all was as silent below as above; the house under the ground seemed to be but one more empty tenement in the void.
He was clothed in tight-fitting nether
garments and a loose, sleeveless tunic that fell just below his hips, while his feet were shod in soft-soled sandals, the wrappings of which extended halfway to his knees, closely resembling a modern spiral military legging.