Usage examples for colored

  1. An old colored servant, who had been in the family ever since my remembrance- she went by the name of " Aunty"- was standing by the gate as I alighted from my chaise. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  2. " Yes; they're all down in the little wood- colored house yet. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  3. She should at church wear a colored silk and a bonnet. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  4. Ethel colored at that. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  5. They took in all the sights and helped a colored girl who had run away from home. – The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope
  6. He gasped, shook himself, colored a little, and met her eye. – Mrs. Dud's Sister by Josephine Daskam
  7. No matter if five hundred colored people be present, they cannot testify to the fact. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
  8. The young man colored like a girl. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  9. Mr. Ferris colored, turned away, and called to his hounds. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  10. Did any of the colored people leave after freedom? – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  11. The colored woman beautiful will try to love that she may be loved. – The Colored Girl Beautiful by E. Azalia Hackley
  12. They can hardly have been watching me for the last nine months, and yet, curiously enough, though I have never given the matter a thought since, Charley Gibbons said that it was a dark colored man who brought the news that took them to my rescue and saved my life. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  13. A colored man accompanied him. – The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock by Anna Katharine Green
  14. She colored; but said, Oh, no. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  15. There is a dash of many colored beautiful fire- stars. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  16. Everybody was satisfied but his colored man, Jonas. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  17. Presently, after she had disappeared, he turned to the colored man who stood waiting, Bibbs's traveling- bag in his hand. – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  18. The water is always dark colored because of the wash brought down from the uplands. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson