One of the next arrivals was a stout, heavily built young man with close-cropped hair, spectacles, the light-colored
breeches fashionable at that time, a very high ruffle, and a brown dress coat.
Broad-brimmed white hats and Panamas, blue-cotton trousers, light-colored
stockings, cambric frills, were all here displayed; while upon shirt-fronts, wristbands, and neckties, upon every finger, even upon the very ears, they wore an assortment of rings, shirt-pins, brooches, and trinkets, of which the value only equaled the execrable taste.
mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards, admitted them.
The lawyer was a little, squat, bald man, with a dark, reddish beard, light-colored
long eyebrows, and an overhanging brow.
The carpet was in harmony with the curtains; and the furniture was of light-colored
wood, which helped the general effect of subdued brightness that made the charm of the room.
As garmenture the women possessed a single robe of some light-colored
, spotted hide, rather similar in appearance to a leopard's skin.
They wore a long, light-colored
loose robe that hung to their heels.
Should one of the many further down the street chance to look long in this direction they must surely note the tall, light-colored
, moving figure; but Korak depended upon their interest in their own gossip to hold their attention fast where it already lay, and upon the firelight near them to prevent them seeing too plainly at a distance into the darkness at the village end where his work lay.
During the dialogue the young hunter had thrown aside his overcoat, and now stood clad in a plain suit of the common, light-colored
homespun of the country, that was evidently but recently made.
The Province House is constructed of brick, which seems recently to have been overlaid with a coat of light-colored
"Don't want none o' your light-colored
balls," said Dinah; "cuttin' round, makin' b'lieve you's white folks.
Light- colored moths resting against sooty trees were easier for predators to see, more likely to be eaten, and therefore less likely to pass on the genes for light-colored
wings to their children.