Usage examples for ruddy

  1. And soon with the lights turned low and the coals stirred into a ruddy glow, we were sitting in quite a dramatic place, the scene was set for " revolution." – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  2. Then I returned to the bar- room, and sat for an hour or two in the ruddy glow of the fire, brooding over the strange experience of the last fortnight. – Miss Mehetabel's Son by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  3. It was a striking face, the union of black hair, blue eyes, and, usually, ruddy color on the high cheek bones, 'as if painted ... – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  4. He surveyed his England with a ruddy countenance, and saw the country in the reflection. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  5. Ruddy- where are you, Ruddy? – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  6. But why should Lottie's color grow richer than the ruddy fire- light warranted? – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  7. He is described as 'of ruddy complexion and medium height, with long, low hanging brown hair, oval face, and nose that rose a little in the middle: he wore a small band close to his collar, but no band strings, and a hat that hung over his brows. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  8. Evidently it did, for she smiled brightly and graciously and bent her ruddy head. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  9. As she bent in the crush to pick it up, the ruddy- haired girl stooped on a like errand. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  10. Further on he could detect here and there traces of a decidedly ruddy tint. – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  11. Marching, marching, marching, Always ruddy well marching, Roll on till my time is up And I shall march no more. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  12. Round him stood three or four children; the candles burnt brightly on a large table at the further end covered with books and papers, and a great fire threw a ruddy glow over the rest of the room. – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  13. Siegmund, his face ruddy, advanced out of the shadows. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence
  14. Her ruddy hair flames in the sun: The breath of the day is coolness, And the shadows flee away. – Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity by Alexandre Kuprin
  15. The Admiral's library was as ruddy and twinkling as the little man himself. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  16. Don's color continued as ruddy, his eyes as blue and serene and his expression as steadfast as the moment when they had set out on the descent of the hill. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  17. Now, presently, the gas fires did cease utterly in the Gorge, and I lookt downward, along that great place, and saw only a greyness, but above the greyness there was, as it did seem, something of a vague and ruddy shining in the night. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  18. And the candy- what a miracle worker this sober- laughing, ruddy- haired young fellow was! – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  19. Among these were a small stove and a swinging oil lamp which, when lighted, filled the interior with a ruddy glow that quite warmed one to look at. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  20. It had once been painted scarlet, sails and all, but that had been in its infancy, half a century or more earlier, when it had ground wheat for the soldiers of Napoleon; and it was now a ruddy brown, tanned by wind and weather. – A Dog of Flanders by Louisa de la Rame)