Usage examples for variegated

  1. The beads are of glass, or amber, or variegated clay. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Why did I variegated wreaths prepare, To pay the conqueror every honor due? – Elegies and Other Small Poems by Matilda Betham
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. For the future, then, thou mayest sit alone and grow ill tempered; and if thou ever wishest to see thy playmate again, thou mayest seek her in the native country of the variegated butterfly, which thou believedst thou hadst caught to- day, but which has flown away. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Bundles of variegated rags lay against the walls, as if they were sweepings. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Have you ever seen ferns and variegated ivy disposed more tastefully? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. " None with the same gorgeous, variegated beauty," he confessed. – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum