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" His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost... "
Miscellaneous Prose Works - Page 258
by Walter Scott - 1853
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 18

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1818
...arteries beneath ; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast...colour as the dun white sockets in which they were set, hjs shrivelled complexion, and straight black lips. ' The different accidents of life are not so changeable...
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Periodical criticism, Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1835
...arteries beneath ; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing ; his teeth of a pearly whiteness ; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast...the same colour as the dun white sockets in which thpy were set his shrivelled complexion and straight black lips. " The different accidents of life...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott: Biographical memoirs of ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1838
...arteries beneatli ; his hair was of a lustrous hlack and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast...watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same colour > the duo white sockets in which they were set his shrivelled complexion and straight black lips,...
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On Ellis's Specimens of the early English poets. Ellis' and Ritson's ...

Walter Scott - 1841
...arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast...his shrivelled complexion and straight black lips. " Oh! no mortal could support the horror of that countenance. A mummy again endued with animation could...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - 1844 - 365 pages
...was of a lustrous black, and flowing ; his teeth of a pearly whiteness ; but these luxuriances ouly formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes,...his shrivelled complexion, and straight black lips." Frankenstein, vol. i., p. 97, 98. The Monster in " Frankenstein," sublime in his ugliness, his...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 1

Richard H. Horne - 1844 - 365 pages
...beautiful Beautiful ! Great God t His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath ; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing;...contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of ihe same colour as the dun white sockets in which they were set, his shrivelled complexion, and straight...
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Frankenstein, Or, The Modern Prometheus

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1869 - 177 pages
...arteries beneath ; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast...with his watery eyes, that seemed "almost of the same color as the dun white sockets in which they were set, his shrivelled complexion, and straight black...
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The city of the lost, and other sermons [signed GP and GF].

Walter Augustus Gray - 1876
...this catastrophe, or how delineate the wretch whom with such infinite pains and care I had formed ? The different accidents of life are not so changeable as the feelings of human nature. I had devoted myself wholly to this work. For this I had deprived myself of rest and health. I had desired...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...i\ pearly whiteness : but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eye?, that seemed almost of the same colour as the dun white...set, his shrivelled complexion, and straight black Up.-*. The different accidents of life are not BO changeable ns the feelings of human nature. I had...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - 1883
...arteries beneath ; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast...with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same color as the dun white sockets in which they were set, his shriveled complexion, and straight black...
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