Sitting in among the wares he dealt in, by a charcoal stove, made of old bricks, was a grey-haired
rascal, nearly seventy years of age; who had screened himself from the cold air without, by a frousy curtaining of miscellaneous tatters, hung upon a line; and smoked his pipe in all the luxury of calm retirement.
Such strange lingering echoes of the old demon-worship might perhaps even now be caught by the diligent listener among the grey-haired
peasantry; for the rude mind with difficulty associates the ideas of power and benignity.
The man whom he called Morgan--an old, grey-haired
, mahogany-faced sailor--came forward pretty sheepishly, rolling his quid.
And the grey-haired
father, of whom he had thought with a sort of hardness a few hours ago, as certain to live to be a thorn in his side was perhaps even then struggling with that watery death
You see a good-looking grey-haired
man in evening-dress with a sort of authority about him, you know he is a pillar of the State, and you fancy he had a father.
When he entered the forest he met a little grey-haired
old man who bade him good day, and said: 'Do give me a piece of cake out of your pocket, and let me have a draught of your wine; I am so hungry and thirsty.
And could I help it if with all this, and the coming to the little school, and the unexpected sight of the poor children outside waving their hats and bonnets to me, and of a grey-haired
gentleman and lady whose daughter I had helped to teach and at whose house I had visited (who were said to be the proudest people in all that country), caring for nothing but calling out, "Good-bye, Esther.
A tall, goggled, grey-haired
man who was driving inquired with an Oxford intonation and a clear, careful enunciation, "Can WE help at all?
A tall, grey-haired
man in the uniform of a general looked up and nodded with an air of intimacy as soon as the door had been closed.
He is a spare, dejected, thoughtful, grey-haired
The kind, tall, amusing, grey-haired
man"* was welcome in many a drawing-room.
This latter personage took upon himself the office of tapster when the punch was ready, and after dispensing it all round, led the conversation to the antiquities of York, with which both he and the grey-haired
gentleman appeared to be well acquainted.