outlandish


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Last Sunday when I found seraphim in the dictionary I was ashamed I had made it serrafim but seraphim is not a word you can guess at like another long one outlandish in this letter which spells itself.
How puzzled did they look at the outlandish sound of the French tongue
They talked low to one another, and occasionally in some outlandish tongue which he could not understand.
What strange visions of outlandish things does the very name spirit up
This gossiping familiarity shocked the captain's notions of rank and subordination, and nothing was so abhorrent to him as the community of pipe between master and man, and their mingling in chorus in the outlandish boat-songs.
March had one of his vague visions of ladies in cloudy crinolines and gentlemen in outlandish hats and whiskers revisiting that lost garden like ghosts.
Though he saw it there only for a moment, though it was outlandish and incredible in costume, being clad from neck to heel in tight crimson, with glints of gold, yet he knew in one flash of moonlight who it was.
She was a fearless and familiar little thing, who asked disconcerting questions, made precocious comments, and possessed outlandish arts, such as dancing a Spanish shawl dance and singing Neapolitan love-songs to a guitar.
The room was furnished as a study, and most artistically furnished, if you consider outlandish shapes in fumed oak artistic.
We wish to learn all the curious, outlandish ways of all the different countries, so that we can "show off" and astonish people when we get home.
He was an outlandish figure, with his wide-brimmed hat and pointed beard, among those country folk, and it was easy to see that they thought him very queer; but his spirits were so high, his enthusiasm so contagious, that it was impossible not to like him.
Then he replied in a strange outlandish tongue that was, as a matter of fact, Czech.