Usage examples for topaz

  1. " We need your head until we find Topaz," she replied, " for you have clever ideas. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. In one spring the hue is like that of an emerald, in another like that of the turquoise, another has the ultra- marine hue of the sapphire, another has the color of the topaz; and the suggestion has been made that the names of these jewels may very properly be given to many of these springs. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  3. A topaz shimmer plays amid the shadowy fringes of the light birch stems, and on the budding tops of the lime- trees. – Maxim Gorki by Hans Ostwald
  4. He had strolled down the pier and lit a cigar, to stand gazing out to the west, where the sun was setting behind a golden bank of cloud which began to darken with purple as the plainly- marked rays spread out towards the zenith, while the calm sea gently heaved, and began to glow with ruby, topaz and emerald hues. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  5. Here they glittered on the metal ornaments, yonder they seemed to be trying to rival the brilliancy of the gilded domes, to lend to the superb green of the tarnished bronze surfaces the sparkling lustre of the emerald, or to transform the blue and red lines of the white marble temples into lapis- lazuli and coral and their gilded decorations into topaz. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. It was a morning of moist winds and rich November sunlight, of pattering leaves and topaz lights, full of sea- gulls' wings and the cawing of rooks. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  7. The larger, about the third magnitude, is of a golden- yellow, or topaz, colour; the smaller, of the sixth magnitude, is of a light blue. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  8. For diamonds rare that gleam in the bed Of Brazilian streams, some merrily sped, While others for topaz and emerald stray, 'Mid the cradle cliffs of the Paraguay. – Poems by Sam G. Goodrich
  9. The globes had been launched to form a web of protection around Topaz six months earlier, and the highest skill had gone into their production. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  10. " You're to take care of her, Topaz. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  11. It was late; the foolish- looking young topaz moon had retired; the sky was cloudy, and the water was rushing over Little Holland. – Melomaniacs by James Huneker
  12. Open those topaz eyes of yours- Suzette is coming to put you to bed. – A Village of Vagabonds by F. Berkeley Smith
  13. Presently, a pretty blue mouse with topaz eyes ran down the side of the chest, and came up to her. – The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book by Constance Cary Harrison
  14. It had been there, too, where he had chanced upon the library of tapes, one of which had eventually landed Travis and his people here on Topaz. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  15. Tilail, Tonga, Topaz, Name derived from the Greek " to conjecture"- because no one knew whence they came! – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  16. He would form a company in New York, capital one million of dollars- the Gold, Emerald, Topaz, Sapphire, and Amethyst Association, in ten thousand shares, one hundred dollars a- piece. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  17. Pale pink streaks glittered on the dusky horizon- darts of light began to climb upward into the clouds, and to plunge downward into the water,- the radiance spread, and gradually formed into a broad band of deep crimson, which burned with a fixed and intense glow- topaz- like rays flickered and streamed about it, as though uncertain what fantastic shape they should take to best display their brilliancy. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  18. Gabriel and Topaz had come a long way, and toward evening they began to see the roofs of the town ahead of them. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  19. At his feet Shibli Bagarag beheld a stool of carved topaz, and above his head the arch of the shell was inlaid with wreaths of gems: never was vessel fairer than that. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith