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Such was the variegated band of adventurers about to embark in the Tonquin on this ardous and doubtful enterprise.
They saw a landscape with mountains and plains, lakes and rivers, very like those upon the earth's surface; but all the scene was splendidly colored by the variegated lights from the six suns.
You'd give your whiskers for a lovely variegated complexion like mine.
It was now a variegated wall, composed of the trees that fringed the stream, the opposing mountain that towered above the trees, and the sky that out-towered the mountain.
And come to think of it Miss Polly would make a fine variegated breakfast, I'm sure.
He went under the welkin, until he saw most clearly the wine hall, the treasure house of men, variegated with vessels.
There was one family in particular, that used to live about a mile from us--not straight down the road, but turning sharp off to the left by the turnpike where the Plymouth mail ran over the donkey--that were quite extraordinary people for giving the most extravagant parties, with artificial flowers and champagne, and variegated lamps, and, in short, every delicacy of eating and drinking that the most singular epicure could possibly require.
The case is different with the giant thistle (with variegated leaves) of the Pampas, for I met with it in the valley of the Sauce.
He shall walk, as the poets have described that goddess, in a robe painted all over with wonderful events and experiences;--his own form and features by their exalted intelligence shall be that variegated vest.
The woods, the rivers, the lawns of Devon and of Dorset, attract the eye of the ingenious traveller, and retard his pace, which delay he afterwards compensates by swiftly scouring over the gloomy heath of Bagshot, or that pleasant plain which extends itself westward from Stockbridge, where no other object than one single tree only in sixteen miles presents itself to the view, unless the clouds, in compassion to our tired spirits, kindly open their variegated mansions to our prospect.
Laughter flitteth from him like a variegated cloud; adverse is he to thy gargling and spewing and grips in the bowels!
His shirt collars were higher; his face was redder; his shirt-frill flaunted gorgeously out of his variegated waistcoat.