But the chief feature
, all around this house, was the big heaps of manure.
A prevalent feature
in these compositions was a nursed and petted melancholy; another was a wasteful and opulent gush of "fine language"; another was a tendency to lug in by the ears particularly prized words and phrases until they were worn entirely out; and a peculiarity that conspicuously marked and marred them was the inveterate and intolerable sermon that wagged its crippled tail at the end of each and every one of them.
There are no features
to this land, no conspicuous, far-famed landmarks for the eye; there is nothing so far down to tell you of the greatest agglomeration of mankind on earth dwelling no more than five and twenty miles away, where the sun sets in a blaze of colour flaming on a gold background, and the dark, low shores trend towards each other.
The Great Stone Face, then, was a work of Nature in her mood of majestie playfulness, formed on the perpendicular side of a mountain by some immense rocks, which had been thrown together in such a position as, when viewed at a proper distance, precisely to resemble the features
of the human countenance.
Hunsden, that patrician descent may be read in a distinctive cast of form and features
In the darkness of the night she had not yet had an opportunity to see the features
of the man, but after a glimpse at those of his two companions she trembled to think of the hideous thing that might be revealed to her.
'Hollo!' said Sam, 'I ought to know that 'ere head and them features
; the eyeglass, too, and the broad-brimmed tile!
Her eyes were radiant with the glow of grateful feelings; the flush of her beauty was again seated on her cheeks, and her whole soul seemed ready and anxious to pour out its thanksgivings through the medium of her eloquent features
. But when her lips moved, the words they should have uttered appeared frozen by some new and sudden chill.
Eliza's figure was at once slight and plump, her face small, and nearly as round as my sister's, - complexion, something similar to hers, but more delicate and less decidedly blooming, - nose, retrousse, - features
, generally irregular; and, altogether, she was rather charming than pretty.
Having scrutinised the house from top to bottom, he rubbed his hands, a broad smile overspread his features
, and he said joyfully, "This is just what I wanted!
Among the grand features
of the wilderness about which he was roaming, one had made a vivid impression on his mind, and been clothed by his imagination with vague and ideal charms.
The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features
and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.