By instinct and temperament he was more impelled to the adventurous toils of exploration than to the duller task of building colonies.
The battle still raged in the distance, the colors duller against the morning sky.
Cannel is more compact and duller than ordinary coal, and can be wrought in the lathe and polished.
It is well known in England for its graceful habit, the slender, grey - or white - barked stem, the delicate, drooping branches and the quivering leaves, a bright, clear green in s p r i n g, becoming duller in the summer, but often keeping their greenness rather late into the 5 autumn.
White, for instance, should be much employed in July, to break the duller blues and purples which then preponderate.
L'Insecte, in the same key, but duller, followed.
Such twins may therefore be mistaken for simple crystals unless they are attentively studied; but the twinning is often made evident by the presence of irregularly bounded areas of the duller z faces coinciding with the brighter r faces.
Those on the other hand which reside on the ground have much duller, although as a rule equally protective hues.
The principal supply is in West Rutland, Proctor and Pittsford; this, the "Rutland marble," is a duller, less lustrous white, and of a greater durability than the Carrara marble, and is used largely for monuments and statuary.
These are dispelled by heat and the flint becomes white and duller in lustre.