When the young man mentioned the artifice he supposed the Indian to have practised on his own nation, the countenance
of the listener was veiled in an expression of cautious gravity.
There she beheld another countenance
, of a man well stricken in years, a pale, thin, scholar-like visage, with eyes dim and bleared by the lamp-light that had served them to pore over many ponderous books.
He was broad-shouldered and double-jointed, with short curly black hair, and a bluff but not unpleasant countenance
, having a mingled air of fun and arrogance From his Herculean frame and great powers of limb he had received the nickname of BROM BONES, by which he was universally known.
The first was a tall lady with dark hair, dark eyes, and a pale and large forehead; her figure was partly enveloped in a shawl, her countenance
was grave, her bearing erect.
Upon this, the HURGO and his train withdrew, with much civility and cheerful countenances
On either side walked a giant white man, heavy blonde beards almost obliterating their countenances
But it was so turned as to show them nothing but the rosy glow playing on the roof, the fire sparkling in a hundred repetitions along the glazed front of the presses, and their own pale and fearful countenances
stooping to look in.
It was not that the sight of the wretched pony did not excite numerous smiles on the countenances
of passers-by; but as against the side of this pony rattled a sword of respectable length, and as over this sword gleamed an eye rather ferocious than haughty, these passers-by repressed their hilarity, or if hilarity prevailed over prudence, they endeavored to laugh only on one side, like the masks of the ancients.
Endicott gazed round at the excited countenances
of the people, now full of his own spirit, and then turned suddenly to the standard-bearer, who stood close behind him.
Little as I understood of the language, yet from his animated gestures and the varying expression of his features--reflected as from so many mirrors in the countenances
around him, I could easily discover the nature of those passions which he sought to arouse.
became red with anger, and looked around him to ascertain by the countenances
of those that were present, if this humiliation had been prepared for him.
They were men of stature and mien, whose stern countenances
were often rendered doubly imposing by those evidences of their valour, which had been roughly traced on their lineaments by the hands of their enemies.