"That time won't come to us, just yet," said the Shaggy Man, sternly: "I'm something of a singer myself, and I don't intend to be throttled by any Lulus like your coal-black
I could remember the elated feeling and the soul-gripping cold of those tramway journeys taken into town to put what in diplomatic language is called pressure upon the good Hudig, with his warm fire, his armchair, his big cigar, and the never-failing suggestion in his good-natured voice: "I suppose in the end it is you they will appoint captain before the ship sails?" It may have been his extreme good-nature, the serious, unsmiling good-nature of a fat, swarthy man with coal-black
moustache and steady eyes; but he might have been a bit of a diplomatist, too.
Third among the harpooneers was Daggoo, a gigantic, coal-black
negro-savage, with a lion-like tread --an Ahasuerus to behold.
"Tell these devils, these fiends, to let me pass!" shouted Denisov evidently in a fit of rage, his coal-black
eyes with their bloodshot whites glittering and rolling as he waved his sheathed saber in a small bare hand as red as his face.
Scattered here and there are two or three dusky figures, clad in mantles of fur, with ornaments of bone hanging from their ears, and the feathers of wild birds in their coal-black
I did pretty well until I put the pie in, and then an irresistible temptation came to me to imagine I was an enchanted princess shut up in a lonely tower with a handsome knight riding to my rescue on a coal-black
She had a large, firm, masculine mouth and jaw; prominent, piercing, resolute brown eyes; and thick, coal-black
hair, growing unusually low down on her forehead.
I could see from the flash of our lamps as the rays fell on them, that the horses were coal-black
and splendid animals.
In a few moments, Alan Campbell walked in, looking very stern and rather pale, his pallor being intensified by his coal-black
hair and dark eyebrows.
As the eyes became more used to the obscurity one learned that there were different degrees of darkness among the trees--that some were dimly visible, while between and among them there were coal-black
shadowed patches, like the mouths of caves, from which I shrank in horror as I passed.
The other, compact, broad and sturdy of limb, seemed extremely full of sound organs functioning vigorously all the time in order to keep up the brilliance of his colouring, the light curl of his coal-black
hair and the lustre of his eyes, which asserted themselves roundly in an open, manly face.
A hound it was, an enormous coal-black
hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen.