To them, she was an exotic little doll with her huge, gem-hued eyes, black hair, and toned hour-glass shape.
"Like a doll," Sasha said, admiring her.
"Like a doll," the second agreed.
A richly caparisoned ass, on which was seated the prettiest girl in the town holding in her arms a baby or a large doll, was escorted with much pomp from the cathedral to the church of St Etienne.
It was the most comical shapeless thing, this improvised doll, with no nose, mouth, ears or eyes--nothing that even the imagination of a child could convert into a face.
One of the kids handed her a handful of cotton balls while another put a doll in her lap.
Cynthia was as limp as a rag doll as he pulled down her skirt, which was heavy with water.
Doll, Eugen Diihring (Leipzig, 1892); F.
Minutes later when the nurse arrived with a syringe of medicine, Destiny was asleep again, still clutching the doll to her chest.
Like the reverse of a doll, when she lay down, her eyelids popped open.
At that time I had a much-petted, much-abused doll, which I afterward named Nancy.
She had a most beautiful doll given her.
The doll cried, too, and stretched out its arms from among the green branches, and looked distressed.
She grew confused, glanced round, and, seeing the doll she had thrown down on one of the tubs, picked it up.
When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.
The doll with the large blue eyes crying on the bed bothered him on more levels than he wanted to admit.
Not a little doll to change and bathe.
"A king needs a warrior, not a doll," Jule teased.
C. Doll in Martius and Eichler, Flora Brasiliensis, Ii.
There are ironworks, tanneries, breweries, oil-mills and flour-mills in the town, which also has printing, furriery, doll-making and playing-card industries.
A halfpenny was expected from every one to whom these were exhibited, and bad luck was thought to menace the household not visited by the doll-bearers before Christmas Eve at the latest.
I pointed this out to everybody with provoking persistency, but no one seemed equal to the task of providing the doll with eyes.
I was keenly delighted when I felt the fragments of the broken doll at my feet.
On entering the door I remembered the doll I had broken.
At last I fell asleep with a new doll and a white bear in my arms.
On the seat opposite me sat my big rag doll, Nancy, in a new gingham dress and a beruffled sunbonnet, looking at me out of two bead eyes.
Aunt Ev. will send me a boy doll, Harry will be Nancy's and Adeline's brother.
Oh, it was a lovely and delicate doll! but the little girl's brother, a tall lad, had taken the doll, and set it up in a high tree in the garden, and had run away.
Then I took the doll, meaning to give it back to her when she had made the letters; but she thought I meant to take it from her, and in an instant she was in a temper, and tried to seize the doll.
Then I showed her the doll and spelled the word again, holding the doll toward her as I held the cake.
She pointed down, meaning that the doll was downstairs.
I became impatient at her repeated attempts and, seizing the new doll, I dashed it upon the floor.
"I will stay with you," said she to the doll, although she was not at all courageous.
She helped me unpack my trunk when it came, and was delighted when she found the doll the little girls sent her.
She had not finished the cake she was eating, and I took it away, indicating that if she brought the doll I would give her back the cake.
This morning she planted her doll and showed me that she expected her to grow as tall as I. You must see that she is very bright, but you have no idea how cunning she is.
Last week she made her doll an apron, and it was done as well as any child of her age could do it.
The other day a friend brought her a new doll from Memphis, and I thought I would see if I could make Helen understand that she must not break it.
Then she carried the doll upstairs and put it on the top shelf of the wardrobe, and she has not touched it since.
He took us to drive one afternoon, and wanted to give Helen a doll; but she said: I do not like too many children.
Soon after I became her teacher Helen broke her new doll, of which she was very fond.
Between these humps she had placed her doll, which she was giving a ride around the room.