She had carried her face pure as a lily through all the foul and sooty air.
"Why did you dye that wonderful chestnut hair?" I asked her presently--and was sorry next minute for the pain that shot across her face, but I just wanted to hint at what I designed not to reveal fully till later on, and thus to hint too that it was not as one of the number of her defilers that I had sought her.
Swathed about his forehead, and hanging down over his face
, so low as to be shaken by his breath, Mr.
Meg looked very like a rose herself, for all that was best and sweetest in heart and soul seemed to bloom into her face
that day, making it fair and tender, with a charm more beautiful than beauty.
"I'll meet you outside, after the last act," Martin whispered, the while his face
showed undivided interest in the buck-and-wing dancing on the stage.
As we began with saying, a mother and her little boy sat at their cottage-door, gazing at the Great Stone Face
, and talking about it.
"Wha' won't do?" he said, and added, after looking sleepily into Montgomery's face
for a minute, "Blasted Sawbones!"
That is how she got her soft face
and her pathetic ways and her large charity, and why other mothers ran to her when they had lost a child.
His words had drawn Genevieve's gaze to his face
, and she had pleasured in the clear skin, the clear eyes, the cheek soft and smooth as a girl's.
The villagers were worked up into a state of fear bordering on panic, but wise old Mbonga affected to feel considerable skepticism regarding the tale, and attributed the whole fabrication to their fright in the face
of some real danger.
Again and again she tried to strain her eyes through the blackness of the jungle night to have but a tiny peep at those beloved features, but only the dim outline of the baby face
rewarded her efforts.
On hearing this Anna sat down hurriedly, and hid her face
in her fan.