Usage examples for scarlet

  1. And it was in this mood, that, at length, returning to his study, he crossed in one of the back passages a young woman enveloped in a brilliant scarlet and black shawl, who started in evident dismay on being confronted with him. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  2. One of these was a soldier, apparently off duty, for though he wore the scarlet military coat he carried no weapons other than his knife. – The Airlords of Han by Philip Francis Nowlan
  3. 223. What is the treatment of Scarlet Fever? – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  4. Her cheeks were scarlet and her breath came short and fast with excitement as she went on: " I will not, I must not, I cannot! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. I hear it was the scarlet fever. – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  6. " And you," exclaimed Elinor, flushing scarlet, " and you, Mrs. Paxton- Steele, are a cruel, vain old woman. – The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine by Katherine Stokes
  7. She turned scarlet under her veil. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  8. As a rule he rode on a big black horse which admirably suited his figure and the scarlet colour and silver of his costume. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  9. Sister Ann, Sister Ann, who is that splendid warrior advancing in scarlet and gold? – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  10. The scarlet negro went to the tablehead, and said something to the master, who rose and came to meet me. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  11. Women got on to it first, and the others caught the idea as they'd catch scarlet fever. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  12. And for just as long Leonie lay quite still, her eyes half closed, her scarlet mouth opened slightly, enough to show the small white teeth. – Leonie of the Jungle by Joan Conquest
  13. Her cheek that was so white is pink- pinker- red- scarlet. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  14. She waved her great scarlet wings only fast enough to hold herself beyond Frank's reach. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  15. The young man's face flushed scarlet, then paled as though with sudden illness, and he looked sidewise at the older man with an expression of shame and humiliation, while his eyes, wistful and pleading, were filled with pain. – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  16. A scarlet veil was drawn tightly about her face: otherwise her dress was simple and becoming. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  17. Mary's face was scarlet now with violent pain; but she smiled a little through her tears at seeing Jem. – The Grey Woman and other Tales by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell