Usage examples for marbled

  1. How perfect also the description of a wave breaking on a level, sandy beach: " The crest of some slow- arching wave, Heard in dead night along that table- shore, Drops flat, and after the great waters break Whitening for half a league, and thin themselves, Far over sands marbled with moon and cloud, From less and less to nothing." – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  2. The sun was going down amid a flutter of scarlet scarfs and the marbled pines stood in sombre clusters outlined like sentinels above the pansied twilight of the snowy valley. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives
  3. The sound of the governor's voice had scarcely died in the marbled corridors when Sachsen, the omniscient, the indispensable secretary, bustled into the sanctum. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  4. Here, if the sun becomes overclouded, it will sometimes close its wings and almost lie down, in such a manner that to distinguish its brown and green marbled under side from the dead leaves is almost impossible. – Butterflies Worth Knowing by Clarence M. Weed
  5. Reddy's fastidious neatness showed itself in all the appointments, from the mirrored and marbled barroom, gilded parlors, and snowy dining- room, to the chintz and maple furnishing of the bedrooms above. – A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  6. Marbled with Sage the hardening cheese she pressed. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie