He made a striking figure, so tall and lean.
They have crossed without striking a blow!
But just as the agreeable jester rose into the earnest satirist, one of the most striking peculiarities of his style became a more manifest defect.
He was dressed in black, and his chiseled features and striking blue eyes were perfect enough to have been sculptured.
The man was tall with Oriental features and striking, turquoise eyes.
In society he always awaited an opportunity to say something striking and took part in a conversation only when that was possible.
My turn has come, thought Prince Andrew, and striking his horse he rode up to Kutuzov.
I say it with my hand on my heart! said he, striking his chest.
She appeared as he remembered her the day of her murder: a ten-year-old with long blonde hair, striking blue eyes, and golden skin.
He smiled faintly and nodded, striking off down the hall towards his private wing of the underground facility.
Three men stood in the main foyer, two in the same shade of brown as her bodyguard and a striking man in designer jeans and an expensive sweater.
A rope fell out of the sky, striking Dean on the shoulder.
"You're saying she's allergic to us?" a skeptical blonde woman with striking blue-green eyes asked.
She stood for a long moment before striking out after them on foot.
She fell silent and stared at him, her striking, large eyes even larger.
Neither said a word as the hall clock began striking midnight.
Striking a match, she dropped it into the middle and gently blew on the flame.
It took her a moment to separate the pounding of her heart from the sound of hooves striking earth.
Arrows rained over her, one striking her horse.
But the truth is, there's nothing stopping either of them from striking in the same spot repeatedly.
They'd be unable to sense her, until she was within striking range.
Finally, one of the most striking buildings in the city is the high school (1885) with its commanding tower.
The whole effect of the grim castle, the silvery stream and the verdant woods makes one of the most striking scenes in Belgium.
On the 25th of March he made a striking speech upon the state of the nation, especially upon the dangers to Protestantism and the misgovernment of Scotland and Ireland.
The noble buildings, contrasting strangely with the wharves adjacent and opposite to it, make a striking picture, standing on the low river-bank with a background formed by the wooded elevation of Greenwich Park.
The Ethiopic versions are of great interest as a striking example of literary "accommodation."
Alexander had remarkable beauty and the striking personality of the successful charlatan, and must have been a man of considerable intellectual abilities and power of organization.
Its long subjection to Turkey has left little trace of antiquity, and the most striking features in the general view are the minarets of the disused mosques (only four are now in use) and the Mahommedan burying-grounds.
Much the same might be said of a score of cities in the new West, but none is a more striking example than Denver of marvellous growth.
The subordinate standards have been numerous, though marked by striking agreement in the main body of Christian doctrine which they set forth.
The four Gothic churches of St Nicholas,' St Mary, with a lofty steeple, St James and The Holy Ghost, and the fine medieval town hall, dating in its oldest part from 1306 and restored in 1882, are among the more striking buildings.
Especially striking are the huge pillars, of which a number still stand erect.
Gabriel Bethlen was certainly one of the most striking and original personages of his century.
The Kainozoic period opened with fresh earth movements, the most striking evidence of which are the volcanic outbreaks all round the Australian coasts.
The two most striking political events in the modern history of Australia, as a whole, apart from the readiness it has shown to remain a part of the British empire, and to in Australia.
Bobby Lowe, as he was popularly known, was one of the most remarkable personalities of his day, with his tall, striking figure, albino complexion and hair, and faculty for epigram and irony.
His labours were continued with even more striking results by another Englishman, Winfred, better known as St Boniface, the Apostle of the Germans, who suffered martyrdom at Dokkum in A.D.
These striking successes caused a wave of revolt to spread through Holland, Zeeland, Gelderland, Utrecht and Friesland.
But the lessons thus learnt were sufficiently striking to mould his .whole character and policy.
Tossett or Toppid and Turaw mountains command extensive prospects, and form striking features in the scenery of the county.
Coccinea, often confounded with the red oak, but with larger leaves, with long lobes ending in several acute points; they change to a brilliant scarlet with the first October frosts, giving one of the most striking of the various glowing tints that render the American forests so beautiful in autumn.
Camille Lemonnier has given in one of his Causeries a striking picture of this faded scene of former greatness, now a solitude in which the few residents seem spectres rather than living figures.
The most striking physical feature is the Aravalli range of mountains, which intersects the country almost from end to end in a line running from south-west to north-east.
Everything about him, from his weary, bored expression to his quiet, measured step, offered a most striking contrast to his quiet, little wife.
Another voice, from a man of medium height with clear blue eyes, particularly striking among all these drunken voices by its sober ring, cried from the window: "Come here; part the bets!"
Like all infantry officers he wore no mustache, so that his mouth, the most striking feature of his face, was clearly seen.
Prince Andrew suddenly exclaimed, clenching his small hand and striking the table with it, "and what luck the man has!"
Another in the same place turned round and fired in the air; a third was striking the horse Kutuzov himself rode.
He glided silently on one foot half across the room, and seeming not to notice the chairs was dashing straight at them, when suddenly, clinking his spurs and spreading out his legs, he stopped short on his heels, stood so a second, stamped on the spot clanking his spurs, whirled rapidly round, and, striking his left heel against his right, flew round again in a circle.
Denisov, with sparkling eyes and ruffled hair, sat at the clavichord striking chords with his short fingers, his legs thrown back and his eyes rolling as he sang, with his small, husky, but true voice, some verses called "Enchantress," which he had composed, and to which he was trying to fit music:
On all these faces, as on the faces of the crowd Petya had seen in the Square, there was a striking contradiction: the general expectation of a solemn event, and at the same time the everyday interests in a boston card party, Peter the cook, Zinaida Dmitrievna's health, and so on.
The orderly was striking a light and Shcherbinin was fumbling for something on the candlestick.
Of all the combinations in which men unite for collective action one of the most striking and definite examples is an army.
Her eyes snapped closed, her last vision that of the most striking man she'd ever seen.
Rainy, a brooding Guardian with striking green eyes and a shock of dark hair, was his youngest station chief at a youthful two thousand years old.
Shipton leaned to his right and began to chip away at a large outcrop of ice directly above Dean, laughing as a loosened piece tumbled downward, striking Dean's exposed head, nearly knocking him senseless.
The Baltimore & Ohio railway leads in trackage: it enters the state with several lines at its northern end; its main line crosses this portion of the state from east to west, striking the Ohio at Parkersburg, and one of its lines (Ohio River railway) extends nearly the length of the state from Wheeling in the north through Parkersburg to Kenova in the south.
On the whole, however, France is inadequately provided with natural harbours; her long tract of coast washed by the Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay has sqarcely three or four good seaports, and those on the southern shore of the Channel form a striking contrast to the spacious maritime inlets on theEnglish side.
Its most suggestive likenesses are indicated above, but further evidence may render the similarity less striking when the meaning of it is more fully understood.
Once while I was calling on him in Boston he acted the most striking parts of "The Rivals" for me.
One had her form under my house all winter, separated from me only by the flooring, and she startled me each morning by her hasty departure when I began to stir--thump, thump, thump, striking her head against the floor timbers in her hurry.
Gabe sighed before striking off into the jungle.
He was even more striking than she remembered.
There was no room for traitors in his ranks, not with his critical mission on the human world and his own mate within striking distance.