bristly beard

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  • The half worn-out old farm hand, with the bristly beard and the strong old body, became a figure full of significance to her mind. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • She would have spoken of no man as a baboon with a bristly beard. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • He saw that the other was past middle age, for his face was covered with a bristly beard of a week's growth, verging on gray. Cited from The Chums of Scranton High Out for the Pennant, by Donald Ferguson
  • His skin, nearly black, his matted hair and bristly beard, were signs of a long protracted misery. Cited from The Last Man, by Mary Shelley
  • Wot do you suppose I have a three-days' growth of bristly beard on my face for, and a cap with flaps? Cited from Whirligigs, by O. Henry
  • "But oh, Rupert, I do miss your dear bristly beard." Cited from The Bittermeads Mystery, by E. R. Punshon
  • Cayrol was confused; he twisted his bristly beard with his fingers. Cited from Serge Panine, by Georges Ohnet, v1
  • Cap'n Sproul had nipped his bristly beard and gazed away from them at the ceiling, and said he would see what could be done about it. Cited from The Skipper and the Skipped, by Holman Day
  • "He's a bond-servant now, and even if he were n't, he'd have a bristly beard -- Ugh!" Cited from Janice Meredith, by Paul Leicester Ford
  • "We're here, Prince!" yelled Wul-Takim, his bristly beard showing over the heads of those who stood between. Cited from The Enchanted Island of Yew, by L. Frank Baum
  • He was a sallow man -- all cobblers are; and had a strong bristly beard -- all cobblers have. Cited from The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens
  • When Tsiganok was free he had worn only a pair of dashing mustaches, but in the prison a short, black, bristly beard grew on his face and it made him look fearsome, insane. Cited from The Seven who were Hanged, by Leonid Andreyev
  • This was a man of the largest and most sinewy mould, his face tanned by sun and wind to a uniform hard ruddy brown, and his shaggy black hair untrimmed, as well as his dark bristly beard. Cited from The Prince and the Page, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • And now the two of them came near taking to their heels; for, sure enough, propped against the stone and almost covered with rim frost sat a giant troll, with a bristly beard and a beak-like nose! Cited from The Emperor of Portugalia, by Selma Lagerlof
  • Tell me, Hansel in the valley, While the merry cuckoos crow, Is thy bristly beard as bristly As it was a year ago? Cited from Ilka on the Hill-Top and Other Stories, by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  • At the table Jim leaned back in his chair, stroked his red bristly beard, now rapidly graying, looked out of a window over Clara's head, and told a tale concerning an attempt at suicide on the part of a young man in love with Clara. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • Like most Sikhs, he can stand looking straight in front of him and take in every detail of his surroundings; with his khaki sepoy uniform perfect down to the last crease, and his great black bristly beard groomed until it shone, he might have been ready for a dress parade. Cited from The Lion of Petra, by Talbot Mundy
  • Merton's official superior, a grizzled and capable detective named Gilder, was standing on the green bank waiting for the coroner, talking to Patrick Royce, whose big shoulders and bristly beard and hair towered above him. Cited from The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K.Chesterton #2
  • So were a bride and bridegroom on the box seat -- nothing less than the best of everything for an American honeymoon -- and so was a solitary man with a short cut bristly beard, a slouch hat, a pink cotton shirt, and a celluloid collar. Cited from A Voyage of Consolation, by Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • For a time after that Jolly Roger crushed his face in Nada's hair, and neither said a word, but there was a strange throbbing of their hearts together, and after a little Nada reached up a hand to his cheek, and stroked it tenderly, bristly beard and all. Cited from The Country Beyond, by James Oliver Curwood