It was the first time she had admitted it, and a glow overspread
her face, blotching it with red spots.
The sullen shades of night soon overspread
the whole hemisphere, and the earth seemed to gasp after the hovering moisture.
Its whole visible exterior was ornamented with quaint figures, conceived in the grotesqueness of a Gothic fancy, and drawn or stamped in the glittering plaster, composed of lime, pebbles, and bits of glass, with which the woodwork of the walls was overspread
It had, indeed, a very cheery aspect, the walls being overspread
with a kind of stucco, in which fragments of broken glass were plentifully intermixed; so that, when the sunshine fell aslant-wise over the front of the edifice, it glittered and sparkled as if diamonds had been flung against it by the double handful.
Comparing the humped herds of whales with the humped herds of buffalo, which, not forty years ago, overspread
by tens of thousands the prairies of Illinois and Missouri, and shook their iron manes and scowled with their thunder-clotted brows upon the sites of populous river-capitals, where now the polite broker sells you land at a dollar an inch; in such a comparison an irresistible argument would seem furnished, to show that the hunted whale cannot now escape speedy extinction.
He gasped for breath as he sat down in the parlor at North Shingles, and that ominous bluish pallor which always overspread
his face in moments of agitation now made its warning appearance again.
A clammy and intensely cold mist, it made its slow way through the air in ripples that visibly followed and overspread
one another, as the waves of an unwholesome sea might do.
A moody smile that had overspread
his features cleared off as he said this merrily, and he was his own frank, winning self again.
Attended by this gallant equipage, himself well mounted, and splendidly dressed in crimson and in gold, bearing upon his hand a falcon, and having his head covered by a rich fur bonnet, adorned with a circle of precious stones, from which his long curled hair escaped and overspread
his shoulders, Prince John, upon a grey and high-mettled palfrey, caracoled within the lists at the head of his jovial party, laughing loud with his train, and eyeing with all the boldness of royal criticism the beauties who adorned the lofty galleries.
At the sound of his voice, the Princess of Bengal suddenly grew calm, and an expression of joy overspread
her face, such as only comes when what we wish for most and expect the least suddenly happens to us.
From poles the wires soon overflowed to housetops, until in New York alone they had overspread
eleven thousand roofs.
With these words she became silent, and the colour that overspread
her face showed plainly the pain and shame she was suffering at heart.