hoary

All Adjective Noun
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  • Everything about the place carried the impression of hoary age. Cited from Out Of Time's Abyss, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Why, girl, most men as hoary as thy father Are long since palsied. Cited from The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume I
  • Nor do you expect institutions and buildings hoary with age. Cited from Sidelights On Astronomy, by Simon Newcomb
  • And hoary age, hath laid him down, With the weary weight of years upon him! Cited from The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, No. 550
  • They found him a room with a table spread, And a pillow to rest his hoary head. Cited from The Youth's Coronal, by Hannah Flagg Gould
  • The magician put on his red clothes and his face again, making himself as hoary and as old as before. Cited from Twilight Land, by Howard Pyle
  • Do, therefore, according to thy wisdom, and let not his hoary head go down to hell in peace. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, 3 Kings Book 11
  • One hoary tower only is seen, half hidden by the folds of a valley. Cited from The Roof of France, by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • He felt all of a sudden how very old he was; a poor, infirm, hoary old man. Cited from Alone In London, by Hesba Stretton
  • I would fill up the bed of hoary ocean and speed across it in a triumphal car. Cited from Three short works, by Gustave Flaubert
  • I sang some things so hoary with age that they were decrepit! Cited from Lady of the Decoration, by Frances Little
  • We meet one hoary old lunatic who says his grandfather told him to stand by one stile. Cited from What's Wrong With The World, by GK Chesterton
  • They need a pet oyster, they need it so hoary and nearly choice. Cited from Tender Buttons, by Gertrude Stein
  • Prophets had grown hoary, said their word, and passed away, leaving no echo. Cited from The Curious Book of Birds, by Abbie Farwell Brown
  • And shall our hoary hairs be put to school, And shall we take instruction from this boy? Cited from Specimens of Greek Tragedy, by Goldwin Smith
  • In mine he was one of the hoariest as he was one of the least scrupulous of men. Cited from Punch, Vol. 103, October 8, 1892, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • And the hoary-headed man, and his wife, and his daughter were sorrowful. Cited from The Mabinogion (trans. Lady Charlotte Guest)
  • Geraint sat between the hoary-headed man and his wife, and the maiden served them. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • Though the school was restarted a few years after it failed to emulate its hoary past.
  • Like the one I had at first seen in the hold, they all bore about them the marks of a hoary old age. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V1[Raven Edition]
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