Usage examples for variegated

  1. A few more strides, however, brought them to a stand- just inside the line of breakers- where the seething waters, settling down into a state of comparative tranquillity, presented a surface variegated with large clouts of floating froth. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  2. Are you affected in the same way at the sight of a meadow, variegated in its rather limited dimensions, whose extent the eye can easily take in, and at the aspect of an inaccessible mountain, at the foot of which the ocean breaks? – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  3. Other species of less interest are E. pungens, of which there is a variegated variety; E. Simoni, a neat Chinese shrub; and E. latifolia, of good habit and with large leaves. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  4. This was a signal for Dave to find his voice, and he embarked with animation on a variegated treatment of subjects connected with his visit to the country. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  5. Gentlemen who lead the variegated life of Mr. Scalper find it well to propitiate the arm of the law, and attachments of this sort are not uncommon. – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  6. She said, and gave the veil; with grateful look The prince the variegated present took. – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
  7. The greater part of the body from the waist down to the knee is covered with it, variegated here and there with neat regular stripes of the untattooed skin, which when they are well oiled, make them appear in the distance as if they had on black silk knee- breeches. – Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before by George Turner
  8. Have you ever seen ferns and variegated ivy disposed more tastefully? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  9. By sunset it was moored off shore, and at night hung with variegated lamps. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  10. " None with the same gorgeous, variegated beauty," he confessed. – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  11. The beads are of glass, or amber, or variegated clay. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  12. Never in my life have I seen so many, so variegated, so complicated, and so extraordinary. – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  13. There is a loud click, and snatching away the handkerchief the Jadoo- wallah shows the box filled with a variegated cloth ball. – Indian Conjuring by L. H. Branson
  14. Bundles of variegated rags lay against the walls, as if they were sweepings. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  15. Pastor Gossner we found green in old age; seventy- five years of a variegated life have taught him many useful lessons. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  16. Its soil, as that of all the country about the bay of St. Francisco, consists, under the upper mould, of a variegated slate; probably the foot of man had never before trodden it. – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  17. Look at the variegated colors and styles of these costumes, at the manifold types of countenance, at the blending of races- black and white and red! – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  18. Under the shade of its trees the zephyr had spread the variegated carpet. – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston