beard and eyebrows

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  • When water is still, its clearness shows the beard and eyebrows (of him who looks into it). Cited from The Religion of the Samurai, by Kaiten Nukariya
  • He was a stranger, about forty years of age, with black hair and shaggy beard and eyebrows. Cited from True to Himself, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • He was garbed like a toiler and somewhat past middle age, his beard and eyebrows long and gray. Cited from Vergilius, by Irving Bacheller
  • The hair, whence he had his name, was golden bright and shining, and beard and eyebrows were of the same colour. Cited from King Alfred's Viking, by Charles W. Whistler
  • "You can see that he is a born cuckold with his yellow beard and eyebrows, which stick up like a pair of horns." Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume II (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • A man stood on the threshold, a huge figure crusted with snow, beard and eyebrows ice-matted. Cited from Man Size, by William MacLeod Raine
  • On the road I caused my beard and eyebrows to be shaven, and assumed a calender's habit. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, by Anonymous
  • On the road I caused my beard and eyebrows to be shaved, and put on a Calender's habit. Cited from The Arabian Nights, by Andrew Lang
  • Fierce he was to look at, with his rugged beard and eyebrows, and fierce in his resentment of the world's indifference. Cited from In the Yule-Log Glow, Book II, by Various
  • Before I left the city I went into a bagnio, here I caused my beard and eyebrows to be shaved, and put on a calender's habit. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments vol. 1, Anon
  • "And who is that?" he asked, indicating a short old man in a clean blue peasant overcoat, with a big snow-white beard and eyebrows and a ruddy face. Cited from War and Peace, by by Leo Tolstoy/Tolstoi
  • I was, of course, bound to obey, and not knowing what was to become of me I shaved my beard and eyebrows and put on the dress of a calender. Cited from The Arabian Nights, by Andrew Lang
  • His broadcloth had a dingy aspect, his hair and beard and eyebrows the hue of a cobweb. Cited from Darrel of the Blessed Isles, by Irving Bacheller
  • Before I left the city I went into a bagnio, where I caused my beard and eyebrows to be shaved, and put on a calender's robe. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, by Anonymous
  • At Abu-Simbel the skin is painted a pale yellow -- the Egyptian equivalent for white -- his eyes blue, and his beard and eyebrows red. Cited from Patriarchal Palestine, by Archibald Henry Sayce
  • This, madam, is, in obedience to your commands, the account I was to give how I lost my right eye, wherefore my beard and eyebrows are shaved, and how I came to be with you at this time. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, by Anonymous
  • His bony hands were thin and claw-like, his bushy white beard and eyebrows gave him a "service" aspect, while his cold blue eye gleamed out pale and menacing as the Pole star on wintry arctic seas. Cited from A Fascinating Traitor,by Col. Richard Henry Savage
  • A middle-aged half-caste at Fonte Boa told me he had cured himself of the disorder by strong doses of sarsaparilla; the black patches had caused the hair of his beard and eyebrows to fall off, but it had grown again since his cure. Cited from The Naturalist on the River Amazons by Henry Bates
  • Being thus surrounded with sorrows and persecuted by fortune, I had recourse to a stratagem, which was the only means left me to save my life: I caused my beard and eyebrows to be shaved, and putting on a calender's habit, I passed, unknown by any, out of the city. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, by Anonymous
  • Being at length persuaded to this sacrifice, he next submitted his face to Mr. Jackson, who adjusted it to a labouring person's beard and eyebrows, crimsoning the cheeks and nose heavily with grease-paint and crowning all with an unkempt wig. Cited from Ruggles of Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson