All stood silent, and a soft, pleasant velvety voice began to sing.
The grass around the creek was new, giving it a velvety look.
The tail coverts above and below are velvety black, but those at the side are pale orange.
Here also are polished stalagmites, a rich buff slashed with white, and others, like huge mushrooms, with a velvety coat of red, purple or olive-tinted crystals.
Of these Levertin is the more highly coloured and perfumed, with an almost Oriental richness; Kleen has not been surpassed in the velvety softness of his language.
A slight man with white hair, velvety green eyes, and a fatherly smile stood in the middle of the kitchen.
She was reaching for something in the cabinets and that flat abdomen with its velvety skin was exposed.
Carmen touched the velvety muzzle.
Sammetblende or przibramite is a variety, from Przibram in Bohemia, consisting of delicate acicular or capillary crystals arranged in radiating groups with a velvety surface and yellow colour.
Moles are plentiful in the British Isles and Europe, and owing to their lovely velvety coats of exquisite blue shade and to the dearness of other furs are much in demand.
Others are attached throughout their extent, but also grow vertical filaments so as to form a velvety pile.
A still more delightful resort is the Margaret island, a long narrow island in the Danube, the property of the archduke Joseph, which has been laid out in the style of an English park, with fine trees, velvety turf and a group of villas and bath-houses.
It may also be prepared as a black velvety powder which readily takes up oxygen from the air by adding ferrous oxalate to boiling caustic potash.
Wheats of dry countries and of those exposed to severe winds have, says De Vilmorin, narrow leaves, pliant straw, bearded ears, and velvety chaff - characteristics which enable them to resist wind and drought.
Arsenic forms two hydrides: - The dihydride, As2H2, is a brown velvety powder formed when sodium or potassium arsenide is decomposed by water.
Over the right part the mucous membrane has a greyish-red colour and a velvety appearance, and contains numerous peptic glands, which are wanting in the cardiac portion.
The skin has a velvety appearance, and is thrown into a number of transverse ridges, along which wart-like papillae are placed.
"Isn't it fine?" cried Dorothy, in a joyous voice, as she sprang out of the buggy and let Eureka run frolicking over the velvety grass.
In August, the large masses of berries, which, when in flower, had attracted many wild bees, gradually assumed their bright velvety crimson hue, and by their weight again bent down and broke the tender limbs.
I had often since seen its crumpled red velvety blossom supported by the stems of other plants without knowing it to be the same.
"Ah, there are still lights in the drawing-room!" she said, pointing to the windows of the house that gleamed invitingly in the moist velvety darkness of the night.
His velvety tongue was hot against her neck and her lips and as he pleasured her in ways she never experienced before.
"Beautiful," he said softly, his eyes velvety chocolate pools.
"No," he replied in the smooth, velvety voice that talked her down from hysterics many times.
His velvety mouth and full lips, combined with his amber-oak scent, intoxicated her senses.
Of these, Hypogeomys is a large, long-tailed, fawn-coloured rat, with large ears and feet; Nesomys is a red species, with long hair; Brachytarsomys is shortfooted and long-tailed, with velvety fawn fur; HallQmys has elongated hind feet, as has also Macrotarsomys; Gymnuromys is naked-tailed; and the several species of Eliurus are dormouselike.
Their lustre is vitreous except when they contain many minute crystals; they are then velvety or even resinous in appearance.
It cannot be said, indeed, that his cladon shows the velvety richness of surface and tenderness of color that distinguished the old Kuang-yao and Lungchuan-yao of China, or that he has ever essayed the moss-edged crackle of the beautiful Ko-yao.
The togi-dashi design, when finely executed, seems to hang suspended in the velvety lacquer or to float under its silky surface.
The tongue is generally beset with more or less scaly or velvety papillae and has always a well-marked posterior margin, while the anterior portion may or may not be more or less retractile into the posterior part.
Carmen caressed the velvety muzzle and glanced up at Alex in exasperation.
He nibbled at her shirt and she ran her fingers across his velvety muzzle.