hoary

All Adjective Noun
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  • I call them hoary, because they had been built more than fifty years. Cited from The Wit and Humor of America, Vol. I (of X), ed. by Marshall P. Wilder
  • And some are hoary in youth, but the late young keep long young. Cited from Thus Spake Zarathustra, by Friedrich Nietzsche #1
  • I took her across to the field where I had seen the hoary shadow. Cited from Seaboard Parish, Complete,by George MacDonald
  • Then he went on to the upper chamber with the hoary- headed man. Cited from The Mabinogion Vol. 2 (of 3), by Owen M. Edwards
  • Then he went on to the upper chamber with the hoary-headed man. Cited from The Mabinogion (trans. Lady Charlotte Guest)
  • I won't kill you, and you won't live here until your head is hoary. Cited from The Unseen Bridgegroom, by May Agnes Fleming
  • I do not know what his original colour had been but at present he was white and hoary with age. Cited from A Little Book for Christmas, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • Then away with all such from the head that is hoary! Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters And Journals, Vol. 5, ed. by Moore
  • Into one such hoary-headed sea the white boat now drove like a lance. Cited from Big Timber, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • And he went and seated himself on the other side of the hoary- headed man. Cited from The Mabinogion Vol. 1 (of 3), by Owen M. Edwards
  • And he went and seated himself on the other side of the hoary-headed man. Cited from The Mabinogion (trans. Lady Charlotte Guest)
  • And the hoary-headed man led the way into the hall. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • These fresh-water plants show their hoary antiquity by the fashion of their generation. Cited from The Naturalist on the Thames, by C. J. Cornish
  • We meet another hoary old lunatic who says his grandfather told him only to walk along one lane. Cited from What's Wrong With The World, by GK Chesterton
  • If I live till I am hoary, I shall never laugh again. Cited from Poetical Works of George MacDonald in Two Volumes,
  • If these hoary old mountains could tell us their history since creation, how short-lived and insignificant our own little lives would appear! Cited from The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 5, by Various
  • It seems so long since we have met, I expected to have seen you quite bent and hoary with age. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • How it takes one back -- back into hoary antiquity, into another landscape altogether! Cited from Alone, by Norman Douglas
  • They that fear the hoary frost, the snow shall fall upon them. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Job Book 20
  • As he did so, a first touch of silver fell on the hoary flint. Cited from Farina, by George Meredith
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