chiselled nostrils quivered, and some hidden nerve shook the scarlet of his lips and left them trembling.
If the outline had been less finely
cut, his face might have been called jolly; but that was not the right word for its mixture of bonhomie and distinction.
The stairs likewise to the upper rooms, let them be upon a fair open newel, and finely
railed in, with images of wood, cast into a brass color; and a very fair landing-place at the top.
But Sultan had told his master what the wolf meant to do; so he laid wait for him behind the barn door, and when the wolf was busy looking out for a good fat sheep, he had a stout cudgel laid about his back, that combed his locks for him finely
Why, maidy" (he frequently, with unconscious irony, gave her this pet name), "the prettiest milker I've got in my dairy; you mustn't get so fagged as this at the first breath of summer weather, or we shall be finely
put to for want of 'ee by dog-days, shan't we, Mr Clare?
Her hand and wrist were so finely
formed that she could wear sleeves not less bare of style than those in which the Blessed Virgin appeared to Italian painters; and her profile as well as her stature and bearing seemed to gain the more dignity from her plain garments, which by the side of provincial fashion gave her the impressiveness of a fine quotation from the Bible,--or from one of our elder poets,--in a paragraph of to-day's newspaper.
One of these was a copy of Thomson's Seasons, a finely
illustrated edition, whose pictures I knew long before I knew the poetry, and thought them the most beautiful things that ever were.
It keeps finely
, being preserved in my air-tight chest.
I do not suppose such an arrangement would be practical with us, but Dorothy assures me that it works finely
with the Oz people.
She looked at herself long and thoughtfully at the delicately cut but strong features, the clear, grey eyes and finely
arched eyebrows, the curving, humorous mouth and dainty chin.
chiseled, clean-cut face, with something red Indian about the firm mouth and strongly marked cheek bones, showed even at that distance traces of the friction of the passing years.
Strangely enough, everything about it was shaggy, although so new and beautiful, and he sighed with contentment to realize that he could now be finely
dressed and still be the shaggy man.