Nearer still, following the drift, an iceberg rears its crags and pinnacles to the sky; here, glittering in the moonbeams; there, looming dim and ghost-like in the ashy
Then suddenly he noticed with a start that some of the grey clinker, the ashy
incrustation that covered the meteorite, was falling off the circular edge of the end.
As to the phenomenon known as the "ashy
light," it is explained naturally by the effect of the transmission of the solar rays from the earth to the moon, which give the appearance of completeness to the lunar disc, while it presents itself under the crescent form during its first and last phases.
His glassy eyes and his ashy
face were alight in an instant with pleasure, grati- tude, gladness, welcome:
Her father's face was ashy
white, and he held her in both his arms.
The men began to show uneasiness, too, and presently they came flying to me with ashy
faces, saying she had sprung a leak.
Nothing was done in its regular order and several of the native servants seemed missing, while those whom Mary saw slunk or hurried about with ashy
and scared faces.
They drew back from the window, and the Doctor looked for explanation in his friend's ashy
He was white and ashy
gray, trying now and again to break into the torrent of her words; and we, noting how lovely she was and what a criminal he looked, esteemed him a beast of the worst kind.
After which his eyes darkened and closed, his face grew ashy
pale, the hands whitened, and the colossus sank quite down, breathing his last sigh.
He had seen him pass along the crowded street, amidst the execration of the throng; and marked his quivering lip, and trembling limbs; the ashy
hue upon his face, his clammy brow, the wild distraction of his eye--the fear of death that swallowed up all other thoughts, and gnawed without cessation at his heart and brain.
HE LIVED WITH his mother, a grey, silent woman with a peculiar ashy