His face changed color the instant he read the first lines; his cheeks fading to a dull, yellow-brown hue
, which would have been ashy paleness in a less florid man; and his expression becoming saddened and overclouded in a moment.
His jacket had been stained of a bright purple hue
, upon which there had been some attempt to paint grotesque ornaments in different colours.
said the old father of the bride-groom, as he carried to his lips a glass of wine of the hue
and brightness of the topaz, and which had just been placed before Mercedes herself.
Where this green and flowery splendor terminated, the shaft of the Maypole was stained with the seven brilliant hues
of the banner at its top.
Others were still darker; while not a few were of a genuine golden colour, and some of a swarthy hue
Nothing could exceed the intentness with which this scientific gardener examined every shrub which grew in his path: it seemed as if he was looking into their inmost nature, making observations in regard to their creative essence, and discovering why one leaf grew in this shape and another in that, and wherefore such and such flowers differed among themselves in hue
The walls are prepared with a glossy paper of a silver gray tint, spotted with small Arabesque devices of a fainter hue
of the prevalent crimson.
These windows were of stained glass whose colour varied in accordance with the prevailing hue
of the decorations of the chamber into which it opened.
Jay, aware that impropriety is the soul of wit, made observations in tones hardly above a whisper that might well have tinged the snowy tablecloth with a rosy hue
Ere long, even they were left in shadow--the shadow of the distant hills, or of the earth itself; and, in sympathy for the busy citizens of the rookery, I regretted to see their habitation, so lately bathed in glorious light, reduced to the sombre, work-a-day hue
of the lower world, or of my own world within.
As I topped the lofty plateau in whose rocky cliffs the principal tribe of Sarians find their cave-homes, a great hue
and cry arose from those who first discovered me.
The dominant colour was grey, and yet there was to it a faint reddish hue
that was baffling, that appeared and disappeared, that was more like an illusion of the vision, now grey, distinctly grey, and again giving hints and glints of a vague redness of colour not classifiable in terms of ordinary experience.