She sat on a low stool at nearly a right angle with the two boys, watching first one and then the other; and Philip, looking off his book once toward the fire-place, caught the pair of questioning dark eyes
fixed upon him.
They sought to bind him with rude bonds, but the bonds would not hold him, and the withes fell far away from his hands and feet: and he sat with a smile in his dark eyes
. Then the helmsman understood all and cried out at once to his fellows and said:
Had it not been for her theories about dark eyes
and Italian character, I should never have wet my lips with the sour, bitter wine.
All the journey, immovable in the air though never left behind; plain to the dark eyes
of her mind, as the electric wires which ruled a colossal strip of music-paper out of the evening sky, were plain to the dark eyes
of her body; Mrs.
And they are the prettiest attitudes and movements into which a pretty girl is thrown in making up butter--tossing movements that give a charming curve to the arm, and a sideward inclination of the round white neck; little patting and rolling movements with the palm of the hand, and nice adaptations and finishings which cannot at all be effected without a great play of the pouting mouth and the dark eyes
. And then the butter itself seems to communicate a fresh charm--it is so pure, so sweet-scented; it is turned off the mould with such a beautiful firm surface, like marble in a pale yellow light!
The burnt skin and keen dark eyes
contributed to this effect, though the bronze of the skin and the eyes themselves were essentially those of a white man.
The girl was quite as tall as her aunt Pelagie, with dark eyes
that reflected joy as a still pool reflects the light of stars; and her rounded cheek was tinged like the pink crepe myrtle.
Her complexion is delicate, but neither so fair nor so blooming as Lady Susan's, and she has quite the Vernon cast of countenance, the oval face and mild dark eyes
, and there is peculiar sweetness in her look when she speaks either to her uncle or me, for as we behave kindly to her we have of course engaged her gratitude.
Boris remembered Natasha in a short dress, with dark eyes
shining from under her curls and boisterous, childish laughter, as he had known her four years before; and so he was taken aback when quite a different Natasha entered, and his face expressed rapturous astonishment.
She was a plump, trim, tidy little woman, with smooth, dark hair, dark eyes
, and a merry little mouth.
Her features were as firm in repose as those of a Greek bust, and her great dark eyes
were arched over by two brows so black, so thick, and so delicately curved, that the eye turned away from the harsher details of the face to marvel at their grace and strength.
But this was quite a different type of man to the mean fellows whom I had been accustomed to meet; indeed, in appearance he reminded me more of the polite doms I have read about, for he was tall and thin, with large dark eyes
and curling grey mustachios.