To a girl who enjoyed surprises, he was a gold mine.
I didn't know you expected a gold-engraved invitation.
"Like spun gold," he said softly tossing it across her shoulder, where it poised and then bounced down her back.
Once again, close, but no gold star.
The walls and ceiling glittered with gold and precious gems.
He told us there was gold in the mine.
She's a whoring little gold digger!
The man gazing back at him was wiry and lean with angled features and swirling gold eyes.
She unwrapped the paper to reveal seven gold coins.
Then he ordered his treasurer to pay the poet five hundred pieces of gold; for, indeed, the poem which he had recited was wonderfully fine.
Just behind the royal standard-bearers came the Princess Ozma in her royal chariot, which was of gold encrusted with emeralds and diamonds set in exquisite designs.
So gold isn't scarce—only the gold we know how to recover is scarce.
The countess reflected a moment and took a pinch from a gold snuffbox with her husband's portrait on it.
"That's a fact staring at me like a pot of gold," I said.
She hadn't thought to use it as a bribe; if it were gold, it might be worth something.
She held her forearm out to the door as she approached, glancing again at the gold band around her wrist that Romas had emphasized she needed to wear at all the times.
She drank heavily and opened her eyes, surprised to see his eyes open and the gold swirling within them.
But, as I came to your palace this morning, I kept saying to myself, 'When our lord Al Mansour learns just how it was that I borrowed the gold, I have no doubt that in his kindness of heart he will forgive me the debt.'
She and her husband related their conversation with Effie to Fred, how she had read the notebook, her comments regarding the gold coins, and their new, more respectful evaluation of Miss Effie Quincy.
It was a big, gold heart on a gold chain.
No one would have thought that a child like you had gold about him.
"It was this way," said the gardener: "I looked at the gold pieces, and then thought of my own great necessities.
England and France, Spain and Portugal, Gold Coast and Slave Coast, all front on this private sea; but no bark from them has ventured out of sight of land, though it is without doubt the direct way to India.
He stared into Darian's gold eyes, seeking some sign of the man he'd known.
It's stupid even fighting about any of the land before we make sure that gold-digging bitch doesn't screw us and get her hands on all of it!
"Is he the gold-digger?" she asked.
"There's a lot more metals than gold and silver," Dean said.
Its edges were gilded with gold marking a lazy geometric design across the marble.
She sat on a couch inside the gold lacquered bathroom, rubbing her face.
Not only this here coded notebook but questions like why was a minister's wife squirreling away $27.50 in gold coins in her comb?
He pulled out a drawer and selected a wooden handled letter opener with gold inlay.
When Cynthia saw the word "Morgue" in gold letters on the frosted window, Dean thought he was going to lose her completely.
"Which would you rather have" asked the caliph, "three hundred pieces of gold, or three wise sayings from my lips?"
Otanes answered, I have already told two of your men that I have forty pieces of gold in my hat.
He took ten gold pieces from his table and wrapped them in the little letter.
The merchant put the gold in a bag of purple silk which he tied to his belt underneath his long cloak.
In the modern age, money is once again represented by bits, but a different kind altogether: Money went from gold to paper and is now digital.
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
Oh, would that men would leave the city, its splendour and its tumult and its gold, and return to wood and field and simple, honest living!
The man in the corner was tall with eyes that swirled gold like Damian's had.
He had nothing, no castles or gold like his brothers.
Claire scooped up the five dollar gold pieces and dropped them in her bag.
My own flesh and blood, selling herself to half-drunk miners for a few gold coins.
Vanoli's Gold Belt Theater was the place that got the most attention, but he owned The Roma that Annie mentions, plus saloons up in Red Mountain and I guess other places.
Jake was led forward by his attorney, a newcomer, a dapper little man resplendent in vest, patent leather shoes and a gold watch chain, all topped off by a condescending smile that seemed to say, "Look out, rubes, I'm going to spring this poor victim before you finish administrating the oath."
The ends of the wooden legs were shod with plates of solid gold, and the saddle of the Princess Ozma, which was of red leather set with sparkling diamonds, was strapped to the clumsy body.
There go a hundred gold pieces all at once.
"Forty pieces of gold" answered the lad.
The chief tore out the lining and found the gold hidden beneath it.
You may send the gold pieces to your mother with my compliments; and tell her that the king will take care of both her and you.
And beyond that, billions more ounces of gold may be buried beneath the ocean floor.
It is surprising that they are caught here--that in this deep and capacious spring, far beneath the rattling teams and chaises and tinkling sleighs that travel the Walden road, this great gold and emerald fish swims.
There's gold up there and plenty of it!
Here was nestled the town site of Ironton, a bustling community in the last-century days when silver and gold ruled the area.
There were four five-dollar gold pieces and three two-dollar and fifty-cent coins.
And," she added, "three gold coins.
Soon another came up and said, "My boy, do you happen to have any gold about you?"
So I took ten gold pieces from the many that were in the bag.
"Wetched!" he muttered, throwing down a purse with some gold in it.
I'm Jennifer Radisson, the gold-digging bitch!
"Sounds like a gold or silver dealer to me," Fred said.
What had appeared to be a thick, gold, hard band of about three inches in width had molded around her arm and felt no heavier than the clothing she wore.
She raised her bracelet to the light, watching the colors reflect off of it and turning it pinkish-gold, like the prisoner's bracelet.
The only other skaters were a mother and her four-year old pig-tailed professional level daughter and an old man who skated like a retired gold medalist.
Then she added, And tell that nice Mr. O'Connor not to spend his $2.50 gold coins.
I had slept little as Jerome Jones' band played its brass near till dawn at The Gold Belt.
"How did you happen to be shod with gold?" he asked.
"What!" said he, "do you eat gold in this country?"
He put his hand in his pocket, and was surprised to find the gold pieces wrapped in his mother's letter.
In Beverly Hills, your poor neighbor might be one who had to buy the 14K-gold back scratcher instead of the diamond-encrusted platinum one everyone else is buying.
It could be a gold mine.
I was hoping to pry the name of the gold-digger out of him!
He wore a rose gold bracelet very similar to Romas's in all but color, and soft, dark boots.
Cynthia came out of the parlor, followed by Fred, who was still seething over Claire Quincy's appropriation of the gold coins.
Now that you're going to make a little money on those gold coins, added to what you took in on that Flotsam Electronics stock last June, maybe you should consider seeing the light and turning Republican.
For they were in the streets of a beautiful emerald-green city, bathed in a grateful green light that was especially pleasing to their eyes, and surrounded by merry faced people in gorgeous green-and-gold costumes of many extraordinary designs.
"It was not for gold that I came here," said Alexander.
Saying this, he ordered that ten gold pieces be given to the merchant in place of those that were lacking.
Jack Frost had dressed them in gold and crimson.
The glorious bay lay calm and beautiful in the October sunshine, and the ships came and went like idle dreams; those seaward going slowly disappeared like clouds that change from gold to gray; those homeward coming sped more quickly like birds that seek their mother's nest....
The point of this gold indicator bends over the edge of the case, round which are set eleven raised points--the stem forms the twelfth.
But his most wonderful work is the painting of the trees, which look, after his task is done, as if they were covered with the brightest layers of gold and rubies; and are beautiful enough to comfort us for the flight of summer.
So he called together his merry little fairies, and showing them a number of jars and vases filled with gold and precious stones, told them to carry those carefully to the palace of Santa Claus, and give them to him with the compliments of King Frost.
Then looking more closely at the trees around, they saw that the treasure was all melting away, and that much of it was already spread over the leaves of the oak trees and maples, which were shining with their gorgeous dress of gold and bronze, crimson and emerald.
You must know that King Frost, like all other kings, has great treasures of gold and precious stones; but as he is a generous old monarch, he endeavours to make a right use of his riches.
Then looking around more closely, they saw that much of the treasure was already melted, for the oaks and maples were arrayed in gorgeous dresses of gold and crimson and emerald.
My house is not resplendent with ivory and gold; nor is it adorned with marble arches, resting on graceful columns brought from the quarries of distant Africa.
You forget that death comes to the rich and the poor alike, and comes once for all; but remember, Acheron could not be bribed by gold to ferry the crafty Prometheus back to the sunlit world.
Genius is not a retainer to any emperor, nor is its material silver, or gold, or marble, except to a trifling extent.
The young Princess Bolkonskaya had brought some work in a gold- embroidered velvet bag.
When Telyanin had finished his lunch he took out of his pocket a double purse and, drawing its rings aside with his small, white, turned-up fingers, drew out a gold imperial, and lifting his eyebrows gave it to the waiter.
Prince Andrew took out his purse and gave the soldier three gold pieces.
The wax candles burned brightly, the silver and crystal gleamed, so did the ladies' toilets and the gold and silver of the men's epaulets; servants in scarlet liveries moved round the table, the clatter of plates, knives, and glasses mingled with the animated hum of several conversations.
The Cossacks sold the horse for two gold pieces, and Rostov, being the richest of the officers now that he had received his money, bought it.
The Emperor, surrounded by his suite of officers and courtiers, was riding a bobtailed chestnut mare, a different one from that which he had ridden at the review, and bending to one side he gracefully held a gold lorgnette to his eyes and looked at a soldier who lay prone, with blood on his uncovered head.
The soldiers who had carried Prince Andrew had noticed and taken the little gold icon Princess Mary had hung round her brother's neck, but seeing the favor the Emperor showed the prisoners, they now hastened to return the holy image.
Prince Andrew did not see how and by whom it was replaced, but the little icon with its thin gold chain suddenly appeared upon his chest outside his uniform.
On the table was a pile of gold and paper money, and he was keeping the bank.
He was riding a very fine thoroughbred gray Arab horse with a crimson gold-embroidered saddlecloth.
He has again become as I used to know him when a child: kind, affectionate, with that heart of gold to which I know no equal.
Boris, coolly looking at Helene's dazzling bare shoulders which emerged from a dark, gold-embroidered, gauze gown, talked to her of old acquaintances and at the same time, unaware of it himself and unnoticed by others, never for an instant ceased to observe the Emperor who was in the same room.
This man rode toward Balashev at a gallop, his plumes flowing and his gems and gold lace glittering in the bright June sunshine.
Balashev was only two horses' length from the equestrian with the bracelets, plumes, necklaces, and gold embroidery, who was galloping toward him with a theatrically solemn countenance, when Julner, the French colonel, whispered respectfully: "The King of Naples!"
Oh, what a splendid reign! he repeated several times, then paused, drew from his pocket a gold snuffbox, lifted it to his nose, and greedily sniffed at it.
"Be quite easy," he continued playfully, as he adroitly took the gold coin in his palm.
He took some gold pieces from his trouser pocket and put them on the dish for her.
An aide-de-camp approached with gliding steps and offered him a gold snuffbox, which he took.
The price of weapons, of gold, of carts and horses, kept rising, but the value of paper money and city articles kept falling, so that by midday there were instances of carters removing valuable goods, such as cloth, and receiving in payment a half of what they carted, while peasant horses were fetching five hundred rubles each, and furniture, mirrors, and bronzes were being given away for nothing.
They consisted of a box for cards, of splendid workmanship, a bright- blue Sevres tea cup with shepherdesses depicted on it and with a lid, and a gold snuffbox with the count's portrait on the lid which Pierre had had done by a miniaturist in Petersburg.
As gold is gold only if it is serviceable not merely for exchange but also for use, so universal historians will be valuable only when they can reply to history's essential question: what is power?
His look was intent, the gold of his irises swirling.
The only gold is gonna be away in back, at the end.
He didn't even prattle on about some alleged personal experiences in a diamond mine in Africa, a search for gold or other such nonsense he was expected to resurrect or invent.
And the gold-digger, too.
In a manner of speaking, but not the gold-digger bitch.
Never knew a gold nugget from a bear turd.
Yesterday, when I was digging in it, I found a box full of gold and jewels.
It was a gold mine, wasn't it?
I ran to pick it up and was surprised to find that it was a bag full of bright gold pieces.