They wore blue uniforms and queer little caps.
It's this queer light that gives her that color.
The sky had grown darker again and the wind made queer sobbing sounds as it swept over the valley.
What a queer idea!
It's in charge of the queer fellow we saw without his boots.
It's queer," he added after a pause, "that you should have suspected me!"
"Queer," which has much the same meaning, is of doubtful etymology, but is generally taken as adapted from German.
The queer-looking Japanese musical instruments, and their beautiful works of art were interesting.
A man got up and came to see what this queer big fellow was laughing at all by himself.
He saw that his championship of the doctor's wife in her queer trap might expose him to what he dreaded more than anything in the world--to ridicule; but his instinct urged him on.
Yes, it really is Bezukhov in a coachman's coat, with a queer-looking old boy.
The other poems of Petter Dass are less universally read; they abound, however, in queer turns of thought, and fine homely fancies.
Lovely incrustations alternate with queer and grotesque figures.
He began making queer signs and passes toward the Wizard; but the little man did not watch him long.
These were very numerous, for the place was thickly inhabited, and a large group of the queer people clustered near, gazing sharply upon the strangers who had emerged from the long spiral stairway.
"You have queer friends, seems to me," replied the kitten, in a surly tone.
A queer name, is it not?
It's queer how ready people always are with advice in any real or imaginary emergency, and no matter how many times experience has shown them to be wrong, they continue to set forth their opinions, as if they had received them from the Almighty!
The huntsman standing in the hollow moved and loosed his borzois, and Nicholas saw a queer, short-legged red fox with a fine brush going hard across the field.
Then he lifted his head, stretched his neck as if he intended to say something, but immediately, with affected indifference, began to hum to himself, producing a queer sound which immediately broke off.
"That's queer," said she.
But I've noticed that many queer things happen in fairy countries.
The whole book is a queer mixture of Hellenism and Hebraism, in which the same method of allegory is applied to Homer and Hesiod as to Moses.
The group of these queer creatures which was discovered clustered near the stairs at first remained staring and motionless, glaring with evil eyes at the intruders who had so suddenly appeared in their land.
"I may have appeared strange and queer then," he thought, "but I was not so mad as I seemed.
His fiction includes Mr Blake's Walking Stick (1869), for children; The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1871); The End of the World (1872); The Mystery of Metropolisville (1873); The Circuit Rider (1874); Rosy (1878); The Hoosier Schoolboy (1883); The Book of Queer Stories (1884), for children; The Graysons (1888), an excellent novel; The Faith Doctor (1891); and Duf f els (1893), short stories.
The Sawhorse stopped at the same time and stared at the other with its queer protruding eyes, which were mere knots in the log that formed its body.