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Usage examples for hue

  1. While they glided nearer and nearer, their gray obscurity of hue melted away. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  2. The kindness I showed to M. Hue and his companions in misfortune was prompted by humanity, and not by mean speculation. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v10 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  3. Nearer came the hue and cry of the chase. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  4. Even if she could have got so far without a quarrel, still there would have been a great hue and cry about the marriage itself. – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  5. Mowbray found himself wondering why the hue and cry had been raised so promptly. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  6. His costume also resembled that of a monk in cut, but it was scarlet in hue; and the radiance of the furnace caused it to glow as if illumined by some fire from within. – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  7. The favorite hue of the farmer's wife was lead. – The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields by James Lane Allen
  8. I had fancied a hue and cry would be raised next morning, when it was discovered that Archie had unceremoniously taken his departure from the prison; but, so far as concerned the outside world, it was as if nothing had happened. – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis
  9. In the old folks, whose faces were much wrinkled, the skin appears of a much more dingy hue, the dirt being less easily, and, therefore, less frequently dislodged from them. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  10. The whole had a certain elegant richness that can hardly be appreciated without the restoration, in every line and hue, of the original composition. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  11. Fanny started at her father's announcement, and partly turned toward him a face that was now of a pallid hue. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  12. We can easily keep afloat for a couple of months, and when the hue and cry has died down, we can come back and dig it up at our leisure. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  13. She raised the hue and cry to some purpose, and the clerical king of the road was taken and... – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  14. See, here is one that has the hue of your cheeks. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  15. The hue of all holy things! – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  16. But the fact was, that the hue and cry was now raised, and although Master Bumpkin did not perceive it, about a hundred people, men, women, and boys, were in full chase; and when that gentleman was, as Bumpkin thought, coolly coming towards him, he was simply at bay, run down, without hope of escape; and fully determined to face the matter out with all the coolness he could command. – The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit by Richard Harris
  17. I shall have a splendid chance to try, I know, and I know too that the native hue of resolution has never been of very great shade in me hitherto. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  18. He had learned, as such fellows do, that there was a secret hue and cry after this very man by the New York police; that he was supposed by some to be Sears himself. – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
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