Dictionary.net

Loading...

Usage examples for marbled

  1. I have seen the Capitol in all its splendid magnificence, its pictures, its marbled floor, its fruit tables, and its underground eating- rooms. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  2. The hotel prices themselves halt at a certain mark, and marbled buildings and aristocratic prestige cannot force them higher. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  3. Under the shadow of the representative statue of City Corporations and London's majesty, the figure of Royalty, worshipful in its marbled redundancy, fronting the bridge, on the slope where the seas of fish and fruit below throw up a thin line of their drift, he stood contemplating the not unamiable, reposefully- jolly, Guelphic countenance, from the loose jowl to the bent knee, as if it were a novelty to him; unwilling to trust himself to the roadway he had often traversed, equally careful that his hesitation should not be seen. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  4. 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
  5. And all the while his face in the filtered moonlight was marbled and set of expression. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  6. 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
  7. 4. Kirtland's Mary, marbled, light- red. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  8. At last he stood on the sand- dunes that bounded the moor and looked down upon the marbled sand, blue and gold after the retreating tide. – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole
  9. They were like the latter, at all events, in the single particular from which it derived its name: they had one horn, about eight inches in length, intensely sharp, smooth and firm in texture as ivory, but marbled with vermilion and cream white. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  10. 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
  11. Our Mutual Friend, Cloth, $ 2. 00 Pickwick Papers, Cloth, 2. 00 Nicholas Nickleby, Cloth, 2. 00 Great Expectations, Cloth, 2. 00 Lamplighter's Story, Cloth, 2. 00 Oliver Twist, Cloth, 2. 00 Bleak House, Cloth, 2. 00 Little Dorrit, Cloth, 2. 00 Dombey and Son, Cloth, 2. 00 Sketches by " Boz," Cloth, 2. 00 David Copperfield, Cloth, 2. 00 Barnaby Rudge, Cloth, 2. 00 Martin Chuzzlewit, Cloth, 2. 00 Old Curiosity Shop, Cloth, 2. 00 Christmas Stories, Cloth, 2. 00 Dickens' New Stories, Cloth, 2. 00 A Tale of Two Cities, Cloth, 2. 00 American Notes and Pic- Nic Papers, Cloth, 2. 00 Price of a set, in Black cloth, in eighteen volumes, $ 36. 00 " " Full sheep, Library style, 45. 00 " " Half calf, sprinkled edges, 55. 00 " " Half calf, marbled edges, 62. 00 " " Half calf, antique, 70. 00 " " Half calf, full gilt backs, etc. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  12. To the copy presently before the editor, the following note is attached: These poems, neatly stitched in marbled paper, price 6sh. – The Hubble-Shue by Christian Carstairs
  13. I remember buying the thing, a stout volume with commercially marbled covers, at a stationer's shop in the Goswell Road. – An Ocean Tramp by William McFee
  14. On the cut surface these bands may give rise to a decidedly marbled appearance. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  15. The throat is indistinctly marbled with brown. – A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus by Linda Trueb William E. Duellman
  16. And thus did a woman put an end to the only opportunity of distinction, on Art- exhibition walls, that ever offered itself to the tortuous ways, quaint alleys, and marbled bluffs of Knollsea, as accessories in the picture of a winter sea. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. The shirt, when finally dried, was a wonderful thing- done in a sort of mottled, streaky, marbled sky and cloud effect. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  20. Marbled with Sage the hardening cheese she pressed. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
X