Middle height, slim
and fair, with red goldy hair and big blue eyes; about thirty, I should say.
She wore a moss-coloured velvet jerkin with cinnamon sleeves, slim
, brown, cross-gartered hose, a dainty little green cap with a hawk's feather caught in a jewel, and a hooded cloak lined with dull red.
The sealing-wax had gone, and she had become quite black; but black makes one look very slim
, and so she thought she was even finer than before.
This young man, a small, slim
youth who was twenty-two years old and looked younger, was no other than J.
Just then, whether it was the cold of the morning that was now approaching, or that he had eaten something laxative at supper, or that it was only natural (as is most likely), Sancho felt a desire to do what no one could do for him; but so great was the fear that had penetrated his heart, he dared not separate himself from his master by as much as the black of his nail; to escape doing what he wanted was, however, also impossible; so what he did for peace's sake was to remove his right hand, which held the back of the saddle, and with it to untie gently and silently the running string which alone held up his breeches, so that on loosening it they at once fell down round his feet like fetters; he then raised his shirt as well as he could and bared his hind quarters, no slim
Though his long slim
legs, supporting a lank body, and his pallid skin, were not indicative of health, Monsieur de Valois ate like an ogre and declared he had a malady called in the provinces "hot liver," perhaps to excuse his monstrous appetite.
This was my opportunity and slim
as it appeared I grasped it, for as a number of soldiers came hurrying past my hiding place I fell in behind them and followed through the mazes of the palace until, in passing through a great hall, I saw the blessed light of day coming in through a series of larger windows.
Quietly he inserted a slim
, skeleton key in the lock of the door.
He was a fine, tall, slim
young fellow of eighteen or twenty, with black eyes, and hair as dark as a raven's wing; and his whole appearance bespoke that calmness and resolution peculiar to men accustomed from their cradle to contend with danger.
youth on a fine chestnut horse caught these swift words from the mouth of his superior.
But the other, crafty and unmoved, nursing his shaven chin between the thumb and forefinger of his slim
and treacherous hand, thinks deep within his heart full of guile: "Aha
But now her slim
figure, her plain black gown, and her pale serene face impressed him with all the force that belongs to a reality contrasted with a preoccupying fancy.