Usage examples for swart

  1. As her eyes then ongot his weeds swart therefor sorrow she feared. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Such costumes thrown around the swart figures of hard- working artisans, for literary and artistic purposes, have a real significance, and are worthy of a closer examination. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. To Mademoiselle Sara de Swart. – Pélléas and Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck
  4. He had friends- of a kind- and he had enemies of every description and color from the swart, black- eyed Cholas of Sonora to the ruddy, blue- eyed Rangers of Texas. – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  5. But thou slumberest, in baby- wise sleeping in this woeful ark; midst the darkness of the brazen rivet thou shinest and in the swart gloom sent forth; thou heedest not the deep foam of the passing wave above thy locks nor the voice of the blast as thou liest in thy purple covering, a sweet face. – A Book of Myths by Jean Lang
  6. No faintest reflection of the fierce pain at his heart could have been discerned on that non- committal countenance; and as he turned to the jury, his swart magnetic face appeared cruelly hard, sinister. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  7. Himself too he knew joining battle with the foremost Achaeans, knew the Eastern ranks and swart Memnon's armour. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  8. The two blacks gazed hard at the speaker, the man who had been dragged into the first cutter through Mark, bending forward a little, with his soft opal eyeballs gleaming and a wonderful intense look in his swart face. – The Black Bar by George Manville Fenn
  9. And when I leave the shacks and go back towards the village, I fall in with some swart broodlings, who are shooting with arrows. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  10. 138. the swart star: the star that makes swart, or swarthy; i. – Minor Poems by Milton by John Milton
  11. In that hour, when night is calmest, Sang he from the Hebrew Psalmist, In a voice so sweet and clear That I could not choose but hear, Songs of triumph, and ascriptions, Such as reached the swart Egyptians, When upon the Red Sea coast Perished Pharaoh and his host. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. Violets and pencilled hyacinths are swart, Yet first of flowers they're chosen for a crown. – Theocritus by Theocritus
  13. The features were swart and the upper lip darkened with the more than incipient moustache of the southern brunette. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  14. His swart complexion was tanned to an Indian copper. – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  15. They made a contrast, these two men, the colonel of the Grays, swart and sturdy, his physical vitality so evident, and the captain of the Browns, some seven or eight years the junior, bareheaded, in dishevelled fatigue uniform, his lips twitching, his slender body quivering with the pain that he could not control, while his rather bold forehead and delicate, sensitive features suggested a man of nerve and nerves who might have left experiments in a laboratory for an adventure in the air. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  16. Followed him a swart attendant, who hastened to spread a rug upon which my visitor sat down, with great gravity, as I am informed they do in farthest Ind. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  17. In my little cottage he seemed like a giant, six- foot- two, broad, and swart with the burning fire of tropical suns. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. The very lizards which haunt the rocks are swart and smutty. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  19. Her apples were swart blackberries, Her currants pods o' broom; Her wine was dew of the wild white rose, Her book a churchyard tomb. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats