He turned and twisted on his couch at the thought that the dark-skinned
maiden was so near him.
The princess asked Varenka to sing again, and Varenka sang another song, also smoothly, distinctly, and well, standing erect at the piano and beating time on it with her thin, dark-skinned
Then let us haste in helping The Missionary Board, Seek dark-skinned
unbelievers, And teach them of their Lord.
He wanted to go to the East; and his fancy was rich with pictures of Bangkok and Shanghai, and the ports of Japan: he pictured to himself palm-trees and skies blue and hot, dark-skinned
people, pagodas; the scents of the Orient intoxicated his nostrils.
He would build a patriarchal grass house like Tati's, and have it and the valley and the schooner filled with dark-skinned
They were tall, muscular, and very dark-skinned
Bedouins, with inky black beards.
Coutras had gone one day to Taravao in order to see an old chiefess who was ill, and he gave a vivid picture of the obese old lady, lying in a huge bed, smoking cigarettes, and surrounded by a crowd of dark-skinned
The occasion of the trouble was that a dark-skinned
man had stopped at the local hotel.
Anything but ordinary was this lean, dark-skinned
woman, with the face withered as if scorched in great heats, and the eyes, large and black, that flashed and flamed with advertisement of an unquenched inner conflagration.
Most of our celebrities are fair-skinned, with dark-skinned
ones more the exception than the rule.
In fact, it would seem that keeping dark-skinned
people, most especially women, in a perpetual state of insecurity is and will always be a big business for Europeans: a phenomenon an American psychologist, Webb, calls 'race or ethnicity-based capitalism.' By all measures, the chemicals contained in bleaching creams damage respiratory, kidney and reproductive systems, cause cancer, affect the nervous system as well as lead to deformity in unborn babies.
For the dark-skinned
ones, it has produced an inferiority complex that is esteem shattering.But, no, the skin complex issue is not just an Africa burden.