There was a graven
image of Desire Painted with red blood on a ground of gold.
Throughout the Pacific, and also in Nantucket, and New Bedford, and Sag Harbor, you will come across lively sketches of whales and whaling-scenes, graven
by the fishermen themselves on Sperm Whale-teeth, or ladies' busks wrought out of the Right Whale-bone, and other like skrimshander articles, as the whalemen call the numerous little ingenious contrivances they elaborately carve out of the rough material, in their hours of ocean leisure.
In the midst of the mist, however, the visitor would suddenly notice the tense set face, with the two wrinkles graven
in the forehead, and the ghastly pallor of the cheeks; and then he would suddenly recollect that it was time he was going on.
He threaded his way back to the ferry landing, found nobody at large there, and walked boldly on board the boat, for he knew she was tenantless except that there was a watchman, who always turned in and slept like a graven
To this crib I always took my doll; human beings must love something, and, in the dearth of worthier objects of affection, I contrived to find a pleasure in loving and cherishing a faded graven
image, shabby as a miniature scarecrow.
He went in again, and put his right hand on the latch of the door to close it--but he did not close it: he was arrested, as he had been already since his loss, by the invisible wand of catalepsy, and stood like a graven
image, with wide but sightless eyes, holding open his door, powerless to resist either the good or the evil that might enter there.
If buried in oblivion I should be, Bereft of life, fame, favour, even there It would be found that I thy image bear Deep graven
in my breast for all to see.
There were Dejah Thoris, Sola, and Sarkoja, and as my fleeting glance swept over them a little tableau was presented which will stand graven
in my memory to the day of my death.
He saw him sign to his men that he had come upon that which he sought and he saw him pass out of sight toward the north, and still Korak sat like a graven
image, with a heart that bled in dumb misery.
And in the midst of all this turmoil, a sense of unpardonable injustice remained graven
in his memory.
Kory-Kory--who seemed to have devoted considerable attention to the study of theology, as he knew the names of all the graven
images in the valley, and often repeated them over to me--likewise entertained some rather enlarged ideas with regard to the character and pretensions of Moa Artua.
I approached and saw, as if graven
in bas relief upon the white surface, the figure of a gigantic cat.