But I do not care to think of it now, at all, nor of its roomy shops filled to the ceiling with snowy marble and alabaster
copies of all the celebrated sculptures in Europe-- copies so enchanting to the eye that I wonder how they can really be shaped like the dingy petrified nightmares they are the portraits of.
He had read many descriptions of love, and he felt in himself none of that uprush of emotion which novelists described; he was not carried off his feet in wave upon wave of passion; nor was Miss Wilkinson the ideal: he had often pictured to himself the great violet eyes and the alabaster
skin of some lovely girl, and he had thought of himself burying his face in the rippling masses of her auburn hair.
The unknown had hidden her face in her hands, which were white as alabaster
Then he bathed in an alabaster
pool and brushed his shaggy hair and whiskers the wrong way to make them still more shaggy.
Her hair was pure gold rippling back from her alabaster
Timidly she touched an alabaster
bowl and said: "Ev.
Her beauty was illumined by the awakened soul within, as some rosy lamp might shine through a flawless vase of alabaster
The water of our river is black or a very dark brown to one looking directly down on it, and, like that of most ponds, imparts to the body of one bathing in it a yellowish tinge; but this water is of such crystalline purity that the body of the bather appears of an alabaster
whiteness, still more unnatural, which, as the limbs are magnified and distorted withal, produces a monstrous effect, making fit studies for a Michael Angelo.
Here was whiteness which no lilies, ivory, nor alabaster
The landlord and landlady of the house led the worthy Major into the Sedleys' room (whereof he remembered every single article of furniture, from the old brass ornamented piano, once a natty little instrument, Stothard maker, to the screens and the alabaster
miniature tombstone, in the midst of which ticked Mr.
He managed it at last; then in the doorway he glanced over his shoulder to say, "It's rather late--you know--" and saw her standing where he had left her, with a face white as alabaster
and perfectly still, like a woman in a trance.
That's the way with these people, ma'am; give 'em a apron full of coals to-day, and they'll come back for another, the day after to-morrow, as brazen as alabaster
Early in the morning, at six o'clock, he went off to work on the river bank, where they used to pound alabaster
and where there was a kiln for baking it in a shed.
The white Trackmobile will spend its first month in Theodore Alabama, before returning next month to Andress headquarters in Alabaster
A flattering, natural white, Alabaster
sets the tone for harmony and balance for the coming year