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He was speaking almost at the instant that the shaft left the bowstring, yet it alighted in the target two inches nearer to the white spot which marked the centre than that of Hubert.
When I called to see her in June, 1842, she was gone a-hunting in the woods, as was her wont (I am not sure whether it was a male or female, and so use the more common pronoun), but her mistress told me that she came into the neighborhood a little more than a year before, in April, and was finally taken into their house; that she was of a dark brownish-gray color, with a white spot on her throat, and white feet, and had a large bushy tail like a fox; that in the winter the fur grew thick and flatted out along her sides, forming stripes ten or twelve inches long by two and a half wide, and under her chin like a muff, the upper side loose, the under matted like felt, and in the spring these appendages dropped off.
When the low sky thinned a trifle, the pale white spot of a sun did no more than throw a bluish lustre on the water, giving it the dark brightness of newly cut lead.
Tulliver, "I remember our having a blue ground with a white spot both alike,--I've got a bit in a bed-quilt now; and if you would but go and see sister Glegg, and persuade her to make it up with Tulliver, I should take it very kind of you.
Not an arrow missed the targets, but in that of Gilbert of the White Hand five arrows were in the small white spot that marked the center; of these five three were sped by Gilbert.
The long deck made a white spot in the sharp black circle of the ocean and in the intense sea-light, while the shadow of the smoke-streamers trembled on the familiar floor, the shoes of fellow-passengers, distinctive now, and in some cases irritating, passed and repassed, accompanied, in the air so tremendously "open," that rendered all voices weak and most remarks rather flat, by fragments of opinion on the run of the ship.
In the centre of this rift I perceived a white spot, but could not, at first, distinguish what it was.
The head of one of these storms--popularly called "great white spots," in analogy to the Great Red Spot of Jupiter--can be as large as Earth.
Ron Hamlin, said they have seen white spots on the foreheads of sailfish that are stoked at the prospect of feeding.
The watches were stolen during the burglary along with other items including a grey metal safe measuring 40cm by 30cm, PS1,000 in cash inside a plastic money bag, a gold ring with a raised rose pattern, various gold bracelets and necklaces, a new double duvet and a double duvet set with red and white spots which were all still in their packaging.
The main symptom of the disease is the white spots that form on the body and gills -- as it progresses, the fish will become more irritated and may try to rub against the sides and bottom of the tank.
Drench Boot in Black & White Spots was PS85 now PS60