Hooper came, the first thing that their eyes rested on was the same horrible black veil, which had added deeper gloom to the funeral, and could portend nothing but evil to the wedding.
The next day, the whole village of Milford talked of little else than Parson Hooper's black veil.
Now and again a black
warrior would rush from a near by temple bearing a young woman in his arms.
U-Dor moved his Princess' Odwar three squares diagonally to the right, which placed the piece upon the Black
Chief's Odwar's seventh.
Once seated within what he already considered his new possession, the black
's courage began to wane and when the motor was started and the great propeller commenced to whir, he screamed to the Englishman to stop the thing and permit him to alight, but the aviator could neither hear nor understand the black
above the noise of the propeller and exhaust.
The Claytons heeded Black
Michael's instructions so well that they saw but little of the crew and knew nothing of the plans the men were making.
stuck his head inside the shed door, saying, -
The creatures flopped first one way and then the other, showing black
or white by turns; and now another joined them, appearing on another rock.
This smoke (or flame, perhaps, would be the better word for it) was so bright that the deep blue sky overhead and the hazy stretches of brown common towards Chertsey, set with black
pine trees, seemed to darken abruptly as these puffs arose, and to remain the darker after their dispersal.
Some distance ahead of him Tantor moved steadily along the well-worn elephant trail, and ahead of Tantor a crouching, black
warrior listened intently in the middle of the path.
"Do you know where your master has gone?" he asked the black
She was much amazed when she heard that all the wood was cut down, and saw the axe unbroken in his hand, and since she could not believe that he had done all this by himself, she questioned him narrowly if he had seen or spoken to the black
Noiseless as the fellow's shadow, the ape-man raced after the terror-stricken black
. In the white man's mind was a new plan, awakened by sight of the war-canoe.
Indignation that a mere black
should laugh at him mastered Jerry, and the next moment his puppy teeth, sharp-pointed as needles, had scored the astonished black
's naked calf in long parallel scratches from each of which leaped the instant blood.
"Ah, me poor Mary," sobbed the woman in black
. With low, coddling cries, she sank on her knees by the mourner's chair, and put her arms about her.