Usage examples for shaggy

  1. The true race, stunted and shaggy from climate, is rare in these days; and I suspect may be picked up cheaper at Aldridge's than at Shapinshay. – My Life as an Author by Martin Farquhar Tupper
  2. There are castles dotted about everywhere; and I saw my first Highland cattle- adorable little shaggy beasts with forelocks like sporans, and innocent short faces. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  3. A little return of confidence in Sir Lukin also refreshed her when she saw that the poor creature did honestly, in his shaggy rough male fashion, reverence and cling to the flower of souls he named as his wife. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Poluski's piercing gray eyes peered at him under the shaggy eyebrows. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  5. The prince laughed, and looked across at the Frenchman with a glitter beneath his shaggy brows. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  6. Sunk almost to the level of the brute, they live and die like their shaggy companions of the forest. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  7. Under those shaggy eyebrows shone dark gray eyes that passed for black with most people; and those eyes were fixed on Helen, reading her. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  8. They could see the crowd rushing down from the higher steeps; but on the spot itself which they had so lately left, the nature of the ground only permitted a confused view of spear points, lifted swords, and heads crowned with shaggy locks, swaying to and fro. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  9. The ears are large and bell- shaped, and the throat surrounded by a shaggy mane- truly a noble creature. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  10. It grew so low on his forehead that no more than an inch was between the roots and shaggy eyebrows. – The Hunters of the Ozark by Edward S. Ellis
  11. 59. " There high on Sipylus his shaggy brow, She stands, her own sad monument of woe." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  12. As the shaggy little red head moved away through the bushes, Daisy watched it, wondering whether she had done the least bit of good. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  13. Then there were none left on their shaggy feet, though some on the ground dragged themselves forward, still striving to reach the men. – Voodoo Planet by Andrew North
  14. I bent down and stroked the great shaggy head. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  15. The shaggy monster came on. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  16. It was a great, shaggy head with deep- set, wonderful eyes, sensitive mouth and chin, and a handsome nose. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  17. They patted Hero's shaggy head and called him " Good dog" and " Brave old fellow." – Five Little Friends by Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham
  18. Essentially he was our Figure- head, and a splendid one he made, six foot six in stature and broad in proportion, as straight as a die and as supple as a willow, with a handsome head set well back on strong shoulders, and keen, kindly eyes which looked out very straight from under shaggy eyebrows. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  19. Wamedee's knife fell to the ground, but he held on by the long shaggy hair. – Indian Boyhood by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman