Usage examples for azure

  1. He was looking upwards, too, as Jan was wont to look himself, into that azure sky which he was trying to paint in bluebell flowers. – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  2. Jewels of azure, the sea Dreaming of stars, and the morning Dancing with life, then the silence Blue of mysterious caves. – Sonnets and Songs by Helen Hay Whitney
  3. Agnes stood motionless till the lace curtains above the sleeper closed again, leaving nothing visible upon the snowy white beneath but the calm, sleeping face of Mabel Harrington, gleaming as it were through a cloud, and the folds of her azure shawl, that lay around her like fragments of the blue sky. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  4. Thus Alexander Smith explains his sickly hero: More tremulous Than the soft star that in the azure East Trembles with pity o'er bright bleeding day Was his frail soul. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  5. The sun was surrounded by white clouds, spread in masses over an azure sky. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  6. Between me and the Castle to the east lay the district of crowding houses, brick and ragstone, mixed in the distance with vague azure haze; and to the right the harbour, the sea, with their ships; and visible around me on the heights seven or eight dead, biting the dust; the sun now high and warm, with hardly a cloud in the sky; and yonder a mist, which was the coast of France. – The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
  7. Look down at his face, your face, beloved, His eyes are azure as yours are blue. – India's Love Lyrics by Adela Florence Cory Nicolson (AKA Laurence Hope), et al.
  8. 4. Item, one fine azure cloth. – The Discovery of Muscovy etc. by Richard Hakluyt
  9. His description of it is: Azure, between the two polar stars Or, a sphere on the plane of the meridian, showing the Pacific Ocean, his track thereon marked by red lines. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  10. She prefers the azure melody of the midnight sky, but the waters continue to sing, even in their sleep, of the day that has just passed. – A Book Of German Lyrics by Various
  11. Connecticut meant that there should be no mistake in the whereabouts of her regiments, for she gave them flags of solid color: to the first, yellow; the second, blue; the third, scarlet; and so on with crimson, white, azure, another shade of blue, and orange. – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  12. The winter rains appeared to have ceased; the sky over Seville was cloudless, not with the intense azure of midsummer, but with a blue that seemed mixed with silver. – The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia by William Somerset Maugham
  13. The azure sky and the sea laughed on, holding a bright conversation one with another. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence
  14. Beyond, extended a range of hills: and in the far west, the North Mountain mingled its azure billows with the blue of the summer sky. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  15. She looked down at him and the black pupils were spread across the azure of her eyes, making them strangely exciting in their straight glance. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  16. It would have its lofty poetic and artistic side as well; the languorous melodies of Chopin stole over his revery, as he dwelt upon these things, and soft azure and golden lights modelled forth the exquisite outlines of tall marble forms. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  17. The few, far clouds, soft and white, float slowly in the azure sea and now and then approach the throne of the king of day, sending dark shadows chasing the sunlight over the smiling fields. – Some Winter Days in Iowa by Frederick John Lazell