Here, where the mimic eagle glared in gold, A midnight vigil holds the swarthy
When the firelight again illuminated the room there was seen, sitting gingerly on the edge of a stool by the hearthside, a swarthy
little man of prepossessing appearance and dressed with faultless taste, nodding to the old man with a friendly and engaging smile.
Time and again some swarthy
horseman threw hands above his head and toppled from his saddle, pierced by a deadly arrow; but the contest was uneven.
As she turned about to call this to him she was somewhat surprised to see that he was wheeling the carriage rapidly toward the corner, and at the same time she saw the door of the taxicab open and a swarthy
face framed for a moment in the aperture.
Then, with a shout of triumph, the chief, a swarthy
, thick-set man of herculean strength, recognised Francis and sprang upon him.
He was a big, swarthy
Netherlander, with black moustaches and a bold glance.
men and women were really entering from the cold outside and saying something in their gypsy accents.
For when Zarathustra scrutinised him with his glance he was frightened as by a sudden apparition, so slender, swarthy
, hollow and worn-out did this follower appear.
The whole appearance of this warrior and his retinue was wild and outlandish; the dress of his squires was gorgeous, and his Eastern attendants wore silver collars round their throats, and bracelets of the same metal upon their swarthy
arms and legs, of which the former were naked from the elbow, and the latter from mid-leg to ankle.
He had an almost swarthy
complexion, with full lips, badly moulded, though red and smooth, above which was a well-groomed black moustache with curled points, though his age could not be more than three-or four-and-twenty.
In heavy clusters they hung upon the forecastle all ready for a spring-faces white, faces brown, faces yellow, and faces black, fair Norsemen, swarthy
Italians, fierce rovers from the Levant, and fiery Moors from the Barbary States, of all hues and countries, and marked solely by the common stamp of a wild-beast ferocity.
Perrault was a French-Canadian, and swarthy
; but Francois was a French-Canadian half-breed, and twice as swarthy