The animals were sleek and their black fur shined in the sunlight.
Fur short and closely applied to the skin.
Fur short and harsh.
She was dressed in a long, white fur coat that Katie had no doubt cost more than a small house.
The cats' fur was matted from a bath in her dipping soup.
Xander was instantly fascinated by the sensation of downy fur and cotton spun so finely, it was like silk.
A yellow ball of hissing fur flew past her.
White-gray fur covered a body with moth-eaten wings, a hideous face and yellowed fangs.
She understood all that awaited her only when, after stepping over the red baize at the entrance, she entered the hall, took off her fur cloak, and, beside Sonya and in front of her mother, mounted the brightly illuminated stairs between the flowers.
Who bought the orange juice with fur in it?
She jumped off in her graceful way, a ballerina in a black fur coat.
The system has already been put into practice in Germany by the Gesellschaft fur drahtlose Telegraphie, and in the United States by R.
She brushed the dog's fur rather harshly and briskly.
Sea-elephants and fur-seals were formerly plentiful.
They are drained and in large part enclosed by the North (or Belle Fourche) and South forks of the Cheyenne river (at whose junction a fur-trading post was established about 1830); and are surrounded by semi-arid, alkaline plains lying 3000 to 3500 ft.
Rundschau fur Geog.
Fur soft and silky.
Boiler Tap to, empty +G the same water is used over and over again, and no fresh deposit of fur occurs.
Hannah removed her fur coat with a graceful flourish to reveal her snug clothing and perfect body.
Gladys, bedecked in an orange caftan and a fox fur jacket, smiled a knowing smile to Cynthia and was gone.
Her fur was lustrous and her nose looked like black velvet.
He exhaled and began to pet her, still amazed at how thick and soft her fur felt.
A fur- ‘ - ther peculiarity of this type of colony is that theentire coenosarcal complex is covered externally by a common layer of ectoderm; it is not clear how this covering layer is developed.
General colour dark brown, the outer fur being long and rather loose, with a woolly under-coat.
Fur Sinnesphysiologie (1907), xli.
It was formerly employed by the Hudson's Bay Company as part of a canoe route to the fur lands of the north.
For other sources see articles "Bohmische-Bruder" and "Zinzendorf" in Hauck's Realencyklopaedie; and for latest results of historical research, Zeitschrift fur Briidergeschichte (half-yearly).
He looked at the snowflakes fluttering above the fire and remembered a Russian winter at his warm, bright home, his fluffy fur coat, his quickly gliding sleigh, his healthy body, and all the affection and care of his family.
Pierre too when she had gone almost ran into the anteroom, restraining tears of tenderness and joy that choked him, and without finding the sleeves of his fur cloak threw it on and got into his sleigh.
"Ah!" said Rostopchin, hurriedly turning away his eyes from the young man in the fur-lined coat and pointing to the bottom step of the porch.
A massive creature with black fur and fangs paused in front of the open door, sniffing the air.
The kid had been cleaned and its copper colored fur was still damp.
There is a good deal of variation in the colour of the fur, the prevailing tint being grey.
He devoted many years to carrying out a project for organizing the fur trade from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean, and thence by way of the Hawaiian Islands to China and India.
Fur Instrumentenkunde, by permission of Julius Springer, Berlin.
Fur Instrumenten- the focussing screws 0 1 and 02.
Fur Instrumentenkunde, by permission of Julius Springer, Berlin.
The region of the Red River and Assiniboine valleys was opened up by the fur traders, who came by the waterways from Lake Superior, and afterwards by the water communication with Hudson Bay.
The lime deposit or " fur " is a poor conductor of heat, and it is therefore most detrimental to the efficiency of the system to allow the interior of the boiler or any other portion to become furred up. Further, if not removed, the fur will in a short time bring about a fracture in the boiler.
Fur praktische Geologie, 1901, p. 201; H.
- The total construction capital invested in the railways of the world in 1907 was estimated by the Archiv fur Eisenbahnwesen at £8,986,150,000; the figure is necessarily incomplete, though it serves as a rough approximation.
"Oh, I don't know," purred Eureka, smoothing her ruffled fur with her paw; "we didn't manage to hurt anybody, and nobody managed to hurt us."
Rostov, who had completely forgotten Denisov, not wishing anyone to forestall him, threw off his fur coat and ran on tiptoe through the large dark ballroom.
"No it can't be, that would be too extraordinary," and at the very moment she thought this, the face and figure of Prince Andrew, in a fur cloak the deep collar of which covered with snow, appeared on the landing where the footman stood with the candle.
Why, she'll rush out more dead than alive just in the things she is wearing; if you delay at all there'll be tears and 'Papa' and 'Mamma,' and she's frozen in a minute and must go back--but you wrap the fur cloak round her first thing and carry her to the sleigh.
In Marya Dmitrievna's anteroom the footman who helped him off with his fur coat said that the mistress asked him to come to her bedroom.
The young man in the fur-lined coat, stooping a little, stood in a submissive attitude, his fingers clasped before him.
The caleche flew over the ground as fast as the horses could draw it, but for a long time Count Rostopchin still heard the insane despairing screams growing fainter in the distance, while his eyes saw nothing but the astonished, frightened, bloodstained face of "the traitor" in the fur-lined coat.
He saw the frightened and then infuriated face of the dragoon who dealt the blow, the look of silent, timid reproach that boy in the fur-lined coat had turned upon him.
He was lying in a squirrel-fur dressing gown on a divan, surrounded by pillows.
He was armed with a musketoon (which he carried rather as a joke), a pike and an ax, which latter he used as a wolf uses its teeth, with equal ease picking fleas out of its fur or crunching thick bones.
And Napoleon, escaping home in a warm fur coat and leaving to perish those who were not merely his comrades but were (in his opinion) men he had brought there, feels que c'est grand, *(2) and his soul is tranquil.
On reaching the vestibule Natasha saw a tall figure in a fur coat unwinding his scarf.
He wore jeans, a ski sweater and an opened, fur collared jacket.
I can close my eyes and see the hustle-bustle of the village, the children playing, the pack mules and miners, the ladies decked out in long dresses and fur muffs.
The fur was the exact color of Elisabeth's hair in his dream.
Outside the circle of light lay a small form, and a sweep of the flashlight revealed fur with copper highlights.
One ear was torn half off and his fur was bloody around the collar.
As long as each thought the other stole their lousy couple of a million the fur kept flying.
They looked a little thin to her, and their fur looked shaggy.
Hopefully there wouldn't be any little surprise piles of fur and bones.
Xander barely resisted the urge to touch the finely woven garment with a fur lining that was certain to be the softest thing in the world.
By his energy, industry and sound judgment he gradually enlarged his operations, did business in all the fur markets of the world, and amassed an enormous fortune, - the largest up to that time made by any American.
Fur soft and loose.
Arboreal species include the well-known opossums (Phalanger); the extraordinary tree-kangaroo of the Queensland tropics; the flying squirrel, which expands a membrane between the legs and arms, and by its aid makes long sailing jumps from tree to tree; and the native bear (Phascolarctos), an animal with no affinities to the bear, and having a long soft fur and no tail.
Fur Socialwissenschaft, ix.
The spores of Rusts, Erysipheae an d other Fungi may be conveyed from plant to plant by snails; those of tree-killing polyporei, &c., by mice, rabbits, rats, &c., which rub their fur against the hymenophores.
Dondorff, Die Normannen and ihre Bedeutung fur das europdische Kulturleben im Mittelalter (Berlin, 1875); A.
His eyes were rather moist and glittered more than usual, and as he sat in his saddle, wrapped up in his fur coat, he looked like a child taken out for an outing.
They told her where the barn was and how she should stand and listen, and they handed her a fur cloak.
Jackson ran both his hands through her fur, checking for injury.
Wings, short fur, fangs the size of her forearm … she moved farther into the bathroom, lest she draw his attention.
Anatole went out of the room and returned a few minutes later wearing a fur coat girt with a silver belt, and a sable cap jauntily set on one side and very becoming to his handsome face.
"And where's the fur cloak?" asked Dolokhov.