A MIDDLE-AGED MAN
, whose hair had begun to turn gray, courted two women at the same time.
When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man
and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.
The middle-aged man
in the pew knows scarcely more of the affairs of the peerage than any crossing-sweeper in Holborn.
He was a tall, lusty, middle-aged man
with a ruddy face, a brown forked beard shot with gray, and a broad Flanders hat set at the back of his head.
Smilash, bareheaded, without a coat, his corduroy vest and trousers heavy with rain; a rough-looking, middle-aged man
, poorly dressed like a shepherd, wet as Smilash, with the expression, piteous, patient, and desperate, of one hard driven by ill-fortune, and at the end of his resources; two little children, a boy and a girl, almost naked, cowering under an old sack that had served them as an umbrella; and, lying on the settee where the two men had laid it, a heap of wretched wearing apparel, sacking, and rotten matting, with Smilash's coat and sou'wester, the whole covering a bundle which presently proved to be an exhausted woman with a tiny infant at her breast.
Captain Jim was not in the living room of the lighthouse, but another man was--a handsome, middle-aged man
, with a strong, clean-shaven chin, who was unknown to Anne.
The treasurer, Carter, was a middle-aged man
, with an impassive, rather sulky expression, and a yellow parchment skin.
Why, I am a middle-aged man
now, and yet I may live a great number of years.
In the dim light I could make out that the person who had opened the door was a small, mean-looking, middle-aged man
with rounded shoulders.
He was a middle-aged man
, and he had no wish to disturb Mr.
He summoned the old black servant, who had been bred up in his father's house, and was a middle-aged man
while Roderick lay in his cradle.
I hear her, but it is only as an echo; I see her, but it is as a light among distant trees, and the middle-aged man
can draw no nearer; she was only for the boys.