gaunt gray

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  • On looking up, Alice saw close beside her, not her friend the gaunt gray wolf, but a little child like herself. Cited from A Kindergarten Story Book, by Jane L. Hoxie
  • When she glanced back fearfully over her shoulder, she saw him still standing there, looking up at the gaunt gray figure of beneficent old age. Cited from The Bent Twig, by Dorothy Canfield
  • On looking up, Alice saw close beside her, not her friend the shaggy bear, but a gaunt gray wolf. Cited from A Kindergarten Story Book, by Jane L. Hoxie
  • A gaunt gray wolf, the color of the day and the sand and the lake, sneaked away, looking back. Cited from The Last of the Plainsmen, by Zane Grey
  • MacDonald stretched his gaunt gray frame before the fire. Cited from The Hunted Woman, by James Oliver Curwood
  • To their disappointment, however, they were able to sight nothing more interesting than a gaunt gray wolf, at which Ned took a long shot and missed. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in the Rockies, Patchin
  • Far above the taller trees a gaunt gray monarch of the forest towered in splendid isolation. Cited from Camps and Trails in China, Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • Know ye the fiend that is crueller far Than the gaunt gray herds of the forest are? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 50, December, 1861, by Various
  • At intervals, her blood was curdled by the long, mournful howl of the gaunt gray wolf calling his companions to their prey. Cited from Woman on the American Frontier, William W. Fowler
  • From this arose the twisted, gaunt gray skeletons of dead oaks. Cited from Ralestone Luck, by Andre Norton
  • The window blind blew back with the wind that rushed in, and in the aperture of the broken panes there was the head of a great, gaunt gray wolf. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • There is a howl of rage and agony, and a gaunt gray figure leaps upward and falls quivering across the form of the child. Cited from The Wolf's Long Howl, by Stanley Waterloo
  • Too well they knew the gaunt gray horse The grim witch-hunter rode The pale Apocalyptic beast By grisly Death bestrode. Cited from The Complete Works of John Greenleaf Whittier
  • The wolves of the time, greater, swifter and fiercer than the gaunt gray wolves of northern latitudes and historic times, ran well, but so did contemporaneous man run well, and the chase was hard. Cited from The Story of Ab, by Stanley Waterloo
  • When, at last, she awoke after a few hours of less exciting slumber, she came out on deck to find the sun shining on a fairy-land of green and blue and diamond white, with gaunt gray rocks and groves of copper beeches to frame the picture. Cited from The Captain of the Kansas, by Louis Tracy
  • The gaunt gray piles, the metallic surfaces, the homelinesses of Moussorgsky, are more virile, stronger, more resisting than Wagner's music. Cited from Musical Portraits, by Paul Rosenfeld
  • The dog scented him before the crunch of his footsteps could be heard in the snow, and when he came out from the thick spruce and balsam into the little open, Baree was stretched out flat on his belly, his gaunt gray muzzle resting on the snow between his forepaws. Cited from The Courage of Marge O'Doone, by James Oliver Curwood
  • Lycabas, verily thou art a gallop of wolves, Gaunt gray wolves, gray months of the year, hunting in twelves, Running and howling, head to tail, In a single file, over the snow, A long low gliding of silent horror and fear! Cited from Poetical Works of G. MacDonald, V2, by MacDonald