Just then, Edith returned to the room, holding out three crisp one hundred dollar bills, which she thrust toward Claire who reached out and snatched them, without so much as a thank-you, stuffing them in her purse.
The air was cool and clear, as crisp as a fall day.
The inhabitants are of the Negrito type, with curly or crisp and bushy hair; those of the west coast have come more into communication with the traders of other islands and are fairly civilized.
As usual, his western shirt was tucked neatly into crisp indigo jeans.
They occupy the extreme east limits of Papuan territory and are usually classified as Melanesians; but they are physically superior to the pure examples of that race, combining their dark colour, harsh hirsute skin, crisp hair, which is bleached with lime and worn in an elaborately trained mop, and muscular limbs, with the handsome features and well proportioned bodies of the Polynesians.
"Sire, you've been warned," Daniela said in her crisp tone.
Her emotions were crisp and clear.
Crisp (1845-1896) of Georgia.
The high flavour, the crisp, juicy flesh and the long-keeping qualities of the Canadian apples are their chief merits.
Rhubarb and sea-kale among esculents both need to be forced in darkness to keep them crisp and tender, and mushrooms also are always grown in dark structures.
When the development of parenchyma is such that it more than fills up the spaces between the veins, the margins become wavy, crisp or undulated, as in Rumex crispus and Rheum undulatum.
Crisp (1845-1896), Democratic speaker in 1891-1895.
That, in point of fact, a fish lighter than the water could not hold its own if the water were in the least perturbed, and that a bird lighter than the air would be swept into space by even a moderate 1 According to Dr Crisp, the swallow, martin, snipe and many birds of passage have no air in their bones.
Much of the popularity of her writings was due to their clear and crisp style and the underlying enthusiasm for her subject which pervaded them.
"Vile creature," a cool, crisp voice said.
The next morning dawned clear and crisp outside, but the stove was warming the living room as Carmen came through.
Down the hill, across the creek and across the field to the buffalo shed? the crisp air traced their progress with a wisp of steam.
Various applications of the same system are in use, but the most popular is to place the leaves on trays of wire network in a high temperature for about twenty minutes, after which they are firm and crisp. Up to this point of the manufacture the leaf has been in the stalk, the leaves and bud being unseparated.
The British officers had acquired the words of command in Turkish, as used in the old army, an attempt to substitute Egyptian words having failed owing to lack of crisp, sharp-sounding words.
"Really, truly!" answered Natasha, pushing in a crisp lock that had strayed from under her friend's plaits.
A white wisp of fog was the only clue that it was actually warmer than the crisp March morning.
The hair is naturally dark, but is often dyed red or fawn, and crisp, inclining to woolly.
When cellular tissue is developed to a great extent, leaves become succulent and occasionally assume a crisp or curled appearance.
He ate anyway, surprised to find the chicken tender and juicy and the veggies still slightly crisp and well-seasoned.
They glided past snow-covered fields and occasional farmhouses, drifting smoke from their chimneys skyward and adding a hint of wood smoke to the crisp winter air.
Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.
With a chuckle and a deep breath of crisp, clear air, he mused, Today would be perfect, were it not for the human locked in the basement.
Between his conquest today and the crisp fall air, he felt on top of the world.
The facility was clean and elegant with crisp light emanating from glowing orbs on the walls.
The memory-- fuzzy for fifteen years-- grew crisp, and surprise and hope went through her as she recalled the night that'd changed everything.
The air was crisp and fresh, the night sky clear.