He was clothed all in green
and wore a high, peaked green
hat upon his head and green
spectacles over his eyes.
About the walled city the red man saw a huge encampment of the green
warriors of the dead sea-bottoms, and as he let his eyes rove carefully over the city he realized that here was no deserted metropolis of a dead past.
men were expecting an exodus of a body of red troops from the nearest city gate, and they were lying there in ambush to leap upon them.
the tree at whose foot I lay had opened its rocky side, and in the cleft, like a long lily-bud sliding from its green
sheath, stood a dryad, and my speech failed and my breath went as I looked upon her beauty, for which mortality has no simile.
Now imagine a Priest, whose mouth is at M, and whose front semicircle(AMB) is consequently coloured red, while his hinder semicircle is green
; so that the diameter AB divides the green
from the red.
The next morning, as soon as the sun was up, they started on their way, and soon saw a beautiful green
glow in the sky just before them.
There were two men and four females in the party and their ornaments denoted them as members of different hordes, a fact which tended to puzzle me infinitely, since the various hordes of green
men of Barsoom are eternally at deadly war with one another, and never, except on that single historic instance when the great Tars Tarkas of Thark gathered a hundred and fifty thousand green
warriors from several hordes to march upon the doomed city of Zodanga to rescue Dejah Thoris, Princess of Helium, from the clutches of Than Kosis, had I seen green
Martians of different hordes associated in other than mortal combat.
As the Green
Man entered, Daddy Mathieu had started violently; but visibly mastering himself he said:
It seems that each green
warrior has certain objective points for his fire under relatively identical circumstances of warfare.
As soon as the Fisherman pulled him out, his green
eyes opened wide with surprise, and he cried out in fear:
For the first, the ornaments of images gilt, or of marble, which are in use, do well: but the main matter is so to convey the water, as it never stay, either in the bowls or in the cistern; that the water be never by rest discolored, green
or red or the like; or gather any mossiness or putrefaction.
The rough floor was spread with deep green
moss, and over wall and roof grew flowery vines, filling the air with their sweet breath; while above played the clear, soft light, casting rosy shadows on the glittering drops that lay among the fragrant leaves; and beneath the vines stood Violet, casting crumbs to the downy little moles who ran fearlessly about and listened as she sang to them.