I remarked, among others, some germons, a species of mackerel as large as a tunny, with bluish sides, and striped
with transverse bands, that disappear with the animal's life.
A group of old fakirs were capering and making a wild ado round the statue; these were striped
with ochre, and covered with cuts whence their blood issued drop by drop--stupid fanatics, who, in the great Indian ceremonies, still throw themselves under the wheels of Juggernaut.
I will be a sailor; instead of the costume of our fathers, which you despise, I will wear a varnished hat, a striped
shirt, and a blue jacket, with an anchor on the buttons.
There were drunken peasants; snub-nosed old harridans in slippers; bareheaded artisans; cab drivers; every species of beggar; boys; a locksmith's apprentice in a striped
smock, with lean, emaciated features which seemed to have been washed in rancid oil; an ex-soldier who was offering penknives and copper rings for sale; and so on, and so on.
There's some lovely striped
ones, just like a rainbow
my Laura (replied she hastily withdrawing her Eyes from a momentary glance at the sky) do not thus distress me by calling my Attention to an object which so cruelly reminds me of my Augustus's blue sattin waistcoat striped
There were few reptiles; the only dangerous kinds were the rattlesnake, and one striped
with black, yellow, and white, about four feet long.
The beaten tracks of the deer and the pig, all heading toward the river, had striped
that colourless plain with dusty gullies driven through the ten-foot grass, and, early as it was, each long avenue was full of first-comers hastening to the water.
And here are aged Moors with flowing white beards and long white robes with vast cowls; and Bedouins with long, cowled, striped
cloaks; and Negroes and Riffians with heads clean-shaven except a kinky scalp lock back of the ear or, rather, upon the after corner of the skull; and all sorts of barbarians in all sorts of weird costumes, and all more or less ragged.
An Arab encampment, tents of striped
stuff, some camels, stretching out their viper-like heads and necks along the sand, gave life to this solitude, but the Victoria sped by like a shooting-star, and in this way traversed a distance of sixty miles in three hours, without Ferguson being able to check or guide her course.
Dorothy was too dazed to say much, but she watched one of Jim's big ears turn to violet and the other to rose, and wondered that his tail should be yellow and his body striped
with blue and orange like the stripes of a zebra.
Trent nodded, and the three men scrambled up the beach, across an open space, and gained the shelter of a broad balcony, shielded by a striped
awning which surrounded the plain white stone hotel.
And Cecily is a sweet pink, like those mayflowers, and Sara Ray is very pale blue, and Dan is red and Felix is yellow, like Peter, and Bev is striped
Blyth and others, occasionally appear: and I have been informed by Colonel Poole that foals of this species are generally striped
on the legs, and faintly on the shoulder.
The solemn protestations of the hostler being wholly unavailing, the leather hat-box was obliged to be raked up from the lowest depth of the boot, to satisfy him that it had been safely packed; and after he had been assured on this head, he felt a solemn presentiment, first, that the red bag was mislaid, and next that the striped
bag had been stolen, and then that the brown-paper parcel 'had come untied.