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He was received by the whole troop of his majesty's wives, to the harmonious accords of the "upatu," a sort of cymbal made of the bottom of a copper kettle, and to the uproar of the "kilindo," a drum five feet high, hollowed out from the trunk of a tree, and hammered by the ponderous, horny fists of two jet-black virtuosi.
The head, with the exception of the face, was covered by a tangled mass of jet-black hair some eight or ten inches in length.
In his tall stalwartness Adam Bede was a Saxon, and justified his name; but the jet-black hair, made the more noticeable by its contrast with the light paper cap, and the keen glance of the dark eyes that shone from under strongly marked, prominent and mobile eyebrows, indicated a mixture of Celtic blood.
For one instant Stephen could not conceal his astonishment at the sight of this tall, dark-eyed nymph with her jet-black coronet of hair; the next, Maggie felt herself, for the first time in her life, receiving the tribute of a very deep blush and a very deep bow from a person toward whom she herself was conscious of timidity.
Sugar Rush is jet-black in colour and pours with a brown head.
My husband says I'm becoming a northerner, but I haven't had gravy on my chips yet" Gina Miller, campaigner over Brexit "Millionaires like me who proudly pay their taxes must suffer envious, lazy Labour-cliched claptrap from idiots like you" Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall clashes with a left-winger on Twitter "He used to wear quite a long black leather coat and black leather boots and he had very long jet-black hair that kind of hung like crows' wings down past his shoulders" TV's Richard Madeley recalling Chancellor Philip Hammond when they were at school together "The truth is that finding someone to do things with is easy.
THE LEGEND OF BARNEY THOMSON 15,96mins Robert Carlyle (who also directs) is terrific in this jet-black comedy-drama about a diffident Glasgow barber who accidentally becomes a serial killer.
The colour option C1 features a solid jet-black acetate front, teamed with semi-transparent olive and black marbled arms, while colour option C2 is a semitransparent blue and grey style.
Add a little luxury to your make-up bag, with this liner that goes on smoothly and stays jet-black all day.
They will think you live the jet-set lifestyle, complete with a jet-black American Express card, a brand-new and also jet-black Mercedes-Benz, and a near-by runway where a, yes, jet-black private jet -- with your name literally written on it -- fills up for weekend flights to wild gambling sprees in Monaco or, less glamorously, Vegas or Reno.
It's a double ended wand - one end giving lashings of jet-black colour while the other sets the top coat with a glossy finish.
As well as jet-black hair, the 42-year-old also had a neat handlebar moustache.