Prince Bagration turned to the officer and with his dull eyes looked at him in silence.
He had never seen such a dull and out-of-the-way place; the folks were all gone off; why, you couldn't even hear the whistle!
Suddenly the strange sound of a far-off whistling and thud was heard, followed by a boom of cannon blending into a dull roar that set the windows rattling.
There was a hopeless look in the dull eye that I could not help noticing, and then, as I was thinking where I had seen that horse before, she looked full at me and said, 'Black Beauty, is that you?'
It was so dull without you, said she, giving him a tender smile.
In the middle of a dull and halting conversation, Helene turned to Pierre with the beautiful bright smile that she gave to everyone.
Their squadron remained in reserve and Nicholas Rostov spent that day in a dull and wretched mood.
Why isn't she dull and ashamed?
You would at least be seeing somebody, and I think it must be dull for you only seeing us.
One day you are dull, and the next you refuse to see anyone.
"They must be feeling dull, too," said one of the bolder officers, laughing.
Before he had reached the embankments that were being thrown up, he saw, in the light of the dull autumn evening, mounted men coming toward him.
Here it is! was seen even on Prince Bagration's hard brown face with its half-closed, dull, sleepy eyes.
When he saw the pretty little Bourienne, Anatole came to the conclusion that he would not find Bald Hills dull either.
"However, if you command it, Your Majesty," said Kutuzov, lifting his head and again assuming his former tone of a dull, unreasoning, but submissive general.
After that journey to Ryazan he found the country dull; his former pursuits no longer interested him, and often when sitting alone in his study he got up, went to the mirror, and gazed a long time at his own face.
Prince Andrew entered a plain tidy room and saw at the table a man of forty with a long waist, a long closely cropped head, deep wrinkles, scowling brows above dull greenish-hazel eyes and an overhanging red nose.
The earth in the kitchen garden looked wet and black and glistened like poppy seed and at a short distance merged into the dull, moist veil of mist.
One was an officer--a tall, soldierly, handsome man--the other evidently a private or an orderly, sunburned, short, and thin, with sunken cheeks and a dull expression.
And even that ruined and befouled house – which in dull weather was repulsively ugly – seemed quietly beautiful now, in the clear, motionless brilliance.
He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side.
Willarski felt dull in Orel and was pleased to meet a man of his own circle and, as he supposed, of similar interests.
The woman was small and pale with eyes so dull, she seemed almost lifeless.
She seemed to be grasping for any distraction to dull the pain.
"You don't sound dull," Katie replied, suspecting Deidre was the daughter of some billionaire with a corporation spanning the world.
Taking a few steps back she gripped the ax half way down on the handle and slammed it down against the block of wood with a dull whack.
As introducing a discipline of stern repression which made the innocent gaieties of life impossible, and produced a dull uniformity of straitlaced manners and hypocritical morals.
The dull, sleepy expression was no longer there, nor the affectation of profound thought.
Its bright red beak, the bare bluish skin surrounding its large grey eyes, and the tufts of elongated feathers springing vertically from its lores, give it a pleasing and animated expression; but its plumage generally is of an inconspicuous ochreous grey above and dull white beneath, - the feathers of the upper parts, which on the neck and throat are long and loose, being barred by fine zigzag markings of dark brown, while those of the lower parts are more or less striped.
He takes no heed of his rider, pays no attention whether he be on his back or not, walks straight on when once set agoing, merely because he is too stupid to turn aside, and then should some tempting thorn or green branch allure him out of the path, continues to walk on in the new direction simply because he is too dull to turn back into the right road.
The reaction, which was dull and heavy in the dominions of the pope and of Victor Emmanuel, systematically harsh in the Austrian states of the north, and comparatively mild in Parma and Tuscany, excited the greatest loathing in southern Italy and Sicily, because there it was directed by a dynasty which had aroused feelings of hatred mingled with contempt.
Each side of the octagon is covered with a large relief of a Biblical subject, very dull in style and coarse in execution.
, The majority of mosquitoes are dull in hue, but certain species are brilliantly coloured or conspicuously banded or spotted with white.
Thorpe), by heating to dull redness an intimate dry mixture of the oxide and ignited lamp-black in dry chlorine.
Titanium dichloride, TiC1 21 obtained by passing hydrogen over the trichloride at a dull red heat, is a very hygroscopic brown powder which inflames when exposed to air, and energetically decomposes water.
These are set in a kiln or oven, and are kept at as even a temperature as possible, corresponding to a dull cherry-red.
The following, though volatile at higher temperatures, are not volatilized at dull redness: KC1, NaCI, LiC1, NiC1 2, CoC1 2, MnC1 2, ZnCl 2, MgCl 2, PbCl 2, AgCI, the chlorides of potassium, sodium, lithium, nickel, cobalt, manganese, zinc, magnesium, lead, silver.
Of red the varieties are fewer; the finest is a crimson red of very beautiful tint, and there are various gradations from this to a dull brick red.
One variety forms the ground of a very good imitation of porphyry; and there is a dull semi-transparent red which, when light is passed through it, appears to be of a dull green hue.
About 1870 the " Jackson " table-glass was made in a light, dull green glass.
The dull green was followed successively by amber, white opal, blue opal, straw opal, sea-green, horn colour and various pale tints of soda-lime glass, ranging from yellow to blue.
Before the glass is introduced, the annealing kiln is heated to dull red by means of coal fires in grates which are provided at the ends or sides of the kiln for that purpose.