The profiles were motion- less, carven
; and afterward he remembered that the color sergeant was standing with his legs apart, as if he expected to be pushed to the ground.
And, too, these legends always held forth the hope that some day that nameless continent from which their race had sprung, would rise once more out of the sea and with slaves at the long sweeps would send her carven
, gold-picked galleys forth to succor the long-exiled colonists.
Fifteen minutes of silence passed, the blind man as if carven
of stone, the dog, trembling with eagerness under the articulate touch of his fingers, obeying the bidding to make no sound.
The degraded Dator stood erect and motionless as a carven
Occasionally he glanced at Tarzan; but the ape-man sat upon his haunches, like a carven
image, his eyes fixed upon the ground.
Jewel-encrusted women lolled even thus early upon the carven
balconies before their sleeping apartments.
As von Horn spoke the expression on the young man's face became more and more hopeless, and when he had ceased he dropped his head into his open palms, sitting quiet and motionless as a carven
Behind him the tense figure of the girl, motionless as a carven
For every statue, cut gem, shrine, carven
screen, or what else might please the eye of a learned clerk, there are a good hundred to our one.
The Emperor's face was like a carven
image, but his tone was cold and terrible.
Mary told him her story about the midnight wuthering of the wind which had wakened her and about the faint far-off sounds of the complaining voice which had led her down the dark corridors with her candle and had ended with her opening of the door of the dimly lighted room with the carven
four-posted bed in the corner.
These creatures you have seen are animals carven
and wrought into new shapes.