She met his gaze, her features warm.
His features were firm and chiseled.
How do these features work so well?
An unidentifiable expression lurked in his dark features as he nodded.
He took in her features with passive curiosity.
Cocoa skin, soulful dark eyes, exotic features, and brilliant tattoos over his exposed, muscular arms.
The darkening shadows sharpened his features and highlighted the crows' feet around his eyes.
His features were stoic, his beautiful purple eyes the color of spring flowers.
"Do you like it?" she asked, unease and desire crossing her features at his nearness.
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His solemn features gave no clue.
Alondra was attractive in a delicate way - her features more refined.
At that moment Alexander turned his head and Rostov saw the beloved features that were so deeply engraved on his memory.
Red crept up her features, and she looked away.
His arms were folded across his chest and his rugged features were drawn into a troubled frown.
His features were masculine and strong.
His features were masculine and strong.
He stood, his features bathed in red.
Alex said nothing, his stoic features giving no suggestion of what was on his mind.
The woman had Dusty's cold beauty, with feminine, chiseled features, long blonde hair and large blue eyes lined with silver.
The man gazing back at him was wiry and lean with angled features and swirling gold eyes.
Her lips were red and her features flushed from the fever.
Her lips were red and her features flushed from the fever.
He looked at her again, taking in her warm features and shapely body.
His features softened as he gazed down at the tiny form.
His features were too rugged to be described with such a word.
He glanced away quickly, his features gaining a rosy color.
When her gaze returned to Lisa, her features softened into a warm smile.
Her features had gone from drawn and pale to glowing, the result of his return from Europe after an extended absence and the child growing in her womb.
Flying cars, faster cars, more features in cars, we all get that.
This time her countenance changed whenever she was spoken to, but there was not such a decided lighting up of the features as when I had held her hand.
Meanwhile, Mavra Kuzminichna was attentively and sympathetically examining the familiar Rostov features of the young man's face, his tattered coat and trodden-down boots.
His features twisted into what might have passed for a wry smile.
This man's look was considering, as if he were trying to memorize her features in case he needed the information in the future.
Without the scars, he was a darkly handsome man, his features heavy and masculine.
His brown eyes were shadowed, his Hispanic features the color of caramel.
Jonny's features grew thoughtful.
No, no; if the fairest features of the landscape are to be named after men, let them be the noblest and worthiest men alone.
Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them.
Her features were more defined and had a calm, soft, and serene expression.
The hotel dining room is furnished with a simple elegance and features a pianist playing live music during peak hours.
His broad head with its bold features and glittering eyes was resting on his hand.
His facial features suggested a stolid character.
Rainy nodded, a look of relief crossing his features, and Damian saw his mind was on his Natural ward, Traci.
His chiseled features were unreadable and hard.
He turned to Damian, his scarred features the most beautiful sight Damian had ever seen.
His eyes were blacker than Gabriel's, and his plain features deceptive.
When Miss Keller speaks, her face is animated and expresses all the modes of her thought--the expressions that make the features eloquent and give speech half its meaning.
His features were chiseled from golden granite, his blue eyes clearer than the Miami shallows.
From his cold features to his controlled, efficient movement, to the low, commanding tone, there was no doubt he belonged in the predators' wing of the zoo.
Relief crossed her features.
This restaurant features pizza, pasta and steaks served in a family-friendly environment.
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The restaurant features blackboard specials every day and also offers soups and lighter fare if you need something healthy.
The venue features local music and up-and-coming entertainers, improv comedy and more.
"This little thing beat you up?" the man with the chiseled features asked.
The damage done to half her face caused horrible scarring that left her features lopsided and her skin knotted.
The other side of her face displayed facial features that were heavy rather than feminine, resembling her father's.
His black eyes saw through her; his cold features were expressionless.
The other side of her face displayed facial features that were heavy rather than feminine, resembling her father's.
These features weren't on the site when it was first launched because the necessary data did not yet exist.
The vicomte was a nice-looking young man with soft features and polished manners, who evidently considered himself a celebrity but out of politeness modestly placed himself at the disposal of the circle in which he found himself.
I looked at him, still holding him in my arms, and saw that his face was young, but that he had no hair on his head and his features were quite changed.
His face seemed to have shriveled or melted; his features had grown smaller.
What gentleness and nobility there are in her features and expression! thought he as he looked at her and listened to her timid story.
A look at Dusty's tight features revealed he was furious.
Jenn was dressed in a revealing top and tight jeans, her arms crossed and her features amused.
"I saw what he was hiding," Jonny started, features troubled once again.
That pale, sad, refined face, that radiant look, those gentle graceful gestures, and especially the deep and tender sorrow expressed in all her features agitated him and evoked his sympathy.
She gazed up into his smooth features.
Carmen gazed up at his somber features.
She looked up at his intent features.
She studied her new boss, for the first time completely aware of his features.
To her surprise, color began to invade his dark features.
She leaned forward and peered at his somber features.
Bordeaux took her hand in his and she gazed up into his solemn features.
She moved away from him and stared down at his relaxed features.
She removed her gloves, wondering about the slow flush that was darkening his somber features.
His direct gaze was intense as he took in her features.
He'd changed into a sweater and dark jeans and gazed down at her, disapproval in his hard features.
Her skin was caramel, her long brown hair falling in fat ringlets around her elfin features.
A troubled look crossed her features.
She fingered it and took in her glowing features.
Bianca righted herself and carefully straightened the blonde, panicked by her pale features.
Dusty looked from Darian's hopeful face to Jonny's pale and sullen features.
"I'm Darian," he said, though darkness crossed his features.
The Magician looked around, confused, before recognition crossed her features.
The man looked like an ancient Greek prince with blond hair and chiseled features.
He met her gaze and saw the confusion that crossed her features.
Fear and uncertainty crossed her features.
He shook hands with Damian, a small smile on his chiseled features.
Dustin was lean and handsome with clear, cool blue eyes and sharp, angular features.
They all froze, and a look of surprise crossed Rainy's stormy features.
Traci was stunning, from her supermodel body to her delicate, elfin features.
Sofi pitied the beautiful woman as a stricken look crossed her features.
Jule nodded, a dark look crossing his features.
His mouth dropped open, and disbelief crossed his features.
Darian crouched beside his brother, studying him while emotions flew across his features.
His look softened, and rare warmth crossed his features.
Suddenly, he looked up, an uneasy expression crossing his features.
Her pink hair was up in a bun that revealed the delicate cut of her elfin features.
She scoured his features.
"Even has a sexy little purr," Kin said, lust crossing his features.
His features remained stoic, but she felt his concern.
He was neither ancient nor ugly, with familiar dark eyes and hair and roughly hewn features.
Even if his features were young and his body lean, he wasn't able to hide what he was.
"You feel pain," he said, studying her features.
His features were emotionless, his body not yet relaxed completely again.
A flicker of alarm went across her features, warning Deidre something was wrong.
Short, dark hair framed a face with plain features that showed the signs of a lifetime of battle.
As much as she distrusted Wynn, she'd seen the caution in his features, the haunted wisdom of his gaze.
Cora said nothing, her features emotionless and eyes roving for threats.
The features she'd admired when she was Death she now saw as stunning.
She was trying hard to control her expression and the flush moving up her features.
Gabriel sat down on the railing to face her, arms crossed as he took in her features.
Shadows played across the delicate, pert features.
He moved to sit on the trunk at the end of the bed, close enough to see the details of her features without being too tempted to take her in his arms.
With his chiseled features and muscular frame, he was without a doubt the sexiest man she'd ever seen.
"I can't feel my hands," she said and displayed them, fascination on her features.
He paused and brushed wet hair from her face with one hand, scouring her features.
It lit up her features, and he saw the tiny fangs she was trying to hide.
Deidre was quiet, her features troubled.
The ocean breeze made her dress move as if it was alive, and her pink hair swept across her features.
Turmoil crossed the features of Darkyn's mate.
The puzzled curiosity on the features of Darkyn's mate made Deidre wonder if the girl fully understood what had happened.
Who could deny looking at those smooth bronzed features and delicious chocolate eyes that he was an unusually handsome man?
The light green scrubs made his long features look sallow and the pale blue eyes that fixed on her seemed more tired than interested.
His features were heavy and roughly hewn.
For the first time in their history, a flicker of emotion crossed the features of her surgeon.
He watched his expelled breath float away from him, his calm features hiding the anger in his blood.
His features were partially illuminated by the moonlight: a chiseled jaw and cheekbones, dark eyes and neatly trimmed, dark hair.
Her eyes went to the chiseled features of the man sitting near her.
He went still, the humor fading from his features.
Though her hair was pink, there was no mistaking the delicate facial features, porcelain skin and large eyes of the woman who tormented him his entire life then dumped the underworld on him.
His Oriental features were chiseled, his turquoise eyes bright.
Deidre flung herself into his arms, pulling his face down to spread kisses across his features.
There was no sign of the gentle man who made love to her last night, nothing but the cold, stony features of death.
He moved closer, and she found herself arrested by handsome features and eyes that turned every color in the world.
Her features were drawn in the moonlight, and there were circles under her eyes.
The man was tall with Oriental features and striking, turquoise eyes.
Moonlight played across his chiseled features.
She searched his features.
No emotion crossed his features as his gaze settled on the two people on the bed.
She couldn't remember seeing his chiseled features in full light without being drunk or terrified.
With a low brow and piercing gaze, gravelly voice, a perfectly sculpted body and rugged features, Gabriel was the sexiest man she'd ever seen.
Wynn's gaze was on the figures across the lake, his impassive features bathed in green light.
Landon's response was chipper despite his severe features.
"Do me the favor and don't bring Wynn back," Rhyn said, anger flashing across his features.
His tone was controlled, his features calm, his eyes the only indication of the fire in his blood.
Her longtime friend was impossible to read, as usual, and she saw the similarity in features between him and Andre.
He was close to seven feet tall, with chiseled features and eyes as black as eternity.
She looked up at the silent shadow, whose chiseled features were unreadable.
Kris's normally iced features clouded, his violet eyes going green as he thought.
Kris's features clouded, and Gabriel suspected it was because Kris had been with his current lover, Jade, for hundreds of years.
His features were chiseled, the firelight casting harsh shadows across the planes of his face.
He perched on the edge of the desk, the fire casting shadows across his perfect, chiseled features.
His gaze settled on Jade's familiar features, and he studied his companion of so many years.
"We started with Asia last time," Kiki snapped, oriental features and towering height marking his mixed breeding.
The similarities stopped at their tanzanite eyes and chiseled features; the speaker's skin was as dark as night.
"N…no!" the healer replied, agitation crossing its features.
Her dark, curly hair was matted with blood, her features pale.
Understanding crossed his features, and he unwound it, ignoring her attempts to slap him away.
She turned to see a tall, lean man with olive features that more closely resembled Rhyn's.
His chiseled features were sinister in
Kiki whirled from his position before the hearth, his oriental features set off by electric turquoise eyes.
By the austere clothing and stern features, Katie assessed she was in some kind of religious convent.
His eyes glinted rather than flashed, his copper skin tight across perfect, chiseled features.
He didn't have Kris's noble look or Andre's delicate features.
It was not a stretch, not with his muscular body pressed against her and his rugged features so close.
The woman turned, interest then puzzlement on her serene, chiseled features.
Hannah was apologizing for her pale features and dark-rimmed eyes.
His eyes flashed silver, his rugged features covered in a few days' growth.
His gaze drifted again to the woman whose pale features made him feel both proud and worried.
"And you wonder why I want out of this world?" she snapped, fire lighting up her features.
His bright features turned pink beneath his wire-rimmed glasses and straw-colored hair.
Surprise, then disbelief, crossed her features.
The maid dropped silently, her nose busted and blood splattered across her features.
The sight of Toby.s near lifeless features made her feel sick to her stomach.
Hannah.s face glowed as she gazed at Kris.s handsome features.
Darkyn was a head shorter than Kris and wider, his steady gaze and roughly hewn features reminding him of Rhyn.
Darkyn.s features were too shuttered to read, and Kris didn.t wait for him to second-guess anything.
I basically raised Katie from the time she was ten, she said, a sad look crossing her features.
He took in her delicate features and felt a familiar warmth stir his blood.
She met his gaze and held it, her pupils dilating and a faint flush spreading across her features.
His turquoise eyes stood out against his caramel- colored Oriental features.
Her features darkened, and she turned away, saying, "I thought you had some level of honor or decency."
Even at such a young age, Rhyn.s features were troubled and somber, as if he knew what kind of a life awaited him.
His gaze went to her neck, his resolve solidifying at the sight of her exhausted features and red cheek.
Lishana's voice was as soft as her features.
She knew by their similar facial features they were brothers, and Romas's threat of hooking her up with one made her more self-conscious.
His skin was darker, the color of honey as opposed to alabaster, his eyes a rich, dark brown, and his features lacking the delicate, chiseled beauty of Romas's family.
The heavy, masculine features that made him fierce had rendered his sisters too heavy of face to be pretty.
She appeared to be telling a story, and not a very good one based on the angry shade to her features.
Realization crossed her features and with it another flash of anger.
A'Ran let a rare, mirthless smile cross his features.
She perched on the edge of one table, fidgeting hands in her lap and bright features alert as she focused on some point on the screen.
Her mannerisms, her features, her obliviousness to the world around her, her soft voice.
"I will make amends," he said, his gaze taking in her features.
He took in her perfect features once more, impressed again with his choice.
Her features were flushed, her eyes large.
The guest watched her as she approached, and she recognized the distinct features of A'Ran's family.
His gaze was just as intense, his brow low, but his features not as heavy as A'Ran's.
His dark eyes dropped to Kiera's features.
He recalled his mother, her heavy features nonetheless made beautiful by her radiant smile as she swung a waist-high Talal around.
His thick form was tense, his features implacable.
She searched his fierce features.
He faced her, his features dark, and addressed her.
His features, however, were similar, his eyes identical.
She looked at Mansr, whose sharp gaze took in her features.
Her words died on her lips as she took in the deep worry lines and gaunt features of the man before her.
"I'm four and a half months pregnant and wondering if I'm better off here," Evelyn said, a troubled look crossing her features.
He touched her face gently, the slightest smile crossing his features.
She had pulled her long auburn hair high on her head, making her appear taller and almost regal in spite of the simple lines of the garment, and the plainness of her features.
He truly lost himself in music and the hard mask of self-control gave way to softening features.
"You have very interesting features," she said, with her eyes at half-mast.
She had somehow found the most attractive features in the boy.
The bronze features were smooth and perfectly formed - almost too perfect, and yet, not effeminate.
A large dimple formed in the upper part of his right cheek, lending character to the smooth features.
His dark features brightened and his eyes twinkled with humor.
His bronze features were smooth except for the laugh lines at the corners of his eyes.
Despite his urgency, Mr. Tim was immaculately dressed, his silvered hair clashing with features rendered youthful by multiple advanced cosmetic surgeries.
There were circles under their eyes and strain in their features.
His features were chiseled, masculine and firm, his brow low and slashed with two dark eyebrows.
Lana looked from him to Major Brady, with his darker features and hair.
"I'm just happy you're alive," he said, touching her face in an unexpected display of tenderness Lana studied his chiseled features, which didn't seem capable of much emotion at all.
A look of incredulity crossed her features, and he doubted any army-type had ever threatened one of the elite class member forces.
She tried to pull away, panic growing at the look that crossed his features.
Shadows covered half his face, rendering his chiseled features and low brow sinister.
Understanding crossed her features.
Worry, but no elevated level of distress crossed her features.
He held up the vault again, and desperation crossed her features.
Brady met her gaze again, taking in the array of emotions crossing her features.
Mrs. Watson's features registered surprise.
The woman glanced up from her plate, surprise on her features.
There were likely some nasty security features on the other side of the Mississippi left over from the East-West Civil War.
Kelli's features were drawn, her gaze distracted.
Elise was walking among the survivors, her features growing irritated.
She traced the scars along one side of his face, taking in his features with concern.
Lana watched him approach, the same uncertainty on her features.
Her features turned pink.
It was still dark, and the moons of the underworld hadn't moved far across the sky. He sat, uneasy with the dream exchange with Death. A small fire burned between him and Katie, whose pale features and shadowed eyes were showing the effects of both her pregnancy and the toll the underworld took on mortals.
Katie chuckled, and he was almost relieved at the sight of her smile. Her features had grown paler and gaunter under his watch. He feared the underworld would sink her spirit, too. One of them had to have some sort of hope they'd make it out alive.
"You can't believe that," she said, her features turning from irritation to concern.
She stared at the dark features and glowing turquoise eyes of the eldest of Rhyn's brothers, who had died weeks before.
She felt nauseous again. As if reading it in her features, he smiled.
She frowned, a ripple of something else crossing her pale features.
"Rhyn," the Immortal with Asian features snapped up at Rhyn's appearance.
Gabe studied her then allowed a small smile to cross his features. It was a hollow smile, and she wondered if Death was on his mind again.
A shadow crossed his features, one Rhyn didn't expect to see.
Kiki's features shuttered and went stoic.
He searched her features with his gaze, not understanding her strange insistence that she was really dead.
A troubled look crossed the death-dealer's features.
The petite woman who materialized out of the shadows wasn't what he expected. Her flawless features were unremarkable, her large eyes turning colors faster than his.
"You remember," Death said, reading his features.
The woman looked human enough. Her features were hard to make out in the dark, but she at least had two arms and two legs.
Kris sat beside her. Hannah's skin had gone from pale to gray, and her features looked gaunt. He couldn't help thinking Katie wouldn't survive a week down here if Hannah was suffering so badly after a day. He touched Hannah's hair, revolted when a handful came off in his hand.
He searched Death's impassive features.
He feared the palace would go down with Death, what with the nonsense she was spouting about leaving. He took in his best friend's features, uncertain whether becoming Death was a good thing or not. Gabe looked the same, and hopefully, he wouldn't turn into the riddle-talking sociopath that preceded him.
They gazed at each other, and Gabe shook his head, a smile spreading across his features.
She gazed at those smooth bronzed features and nodded.
His bronzed features were always so smooth.
Retaining eye contact, she walked over to him and put a hand on his leg, gazing up at his somber features.
She shook her head, feeling giddy as she gazed up at his smooth bronze features.
She stole a glance at his troubled features and then laughed.
She tipped her head back and gazed up into his somber features.
For a moment he continued to stare at her, and then a smile slowly worked its way across the tortured features.
A pang of guilt shot through him as he studied Carmen's soft features in the dim light.
"Late," Jule said, a smile on his dark features.
"Father was not a man easily understood," Claire said, darkness crossing her features.
His eyes and hair were black, his features noble.
His dark eyes and caramel features seemed much older than his nineteen years.
He paused to look at himself, studying his rugged features and swirling gold eyes.
Darkness crossed Damian's features, the same darkness Darian felt go through him as he alluded to the fact he was broken beyond repair.
Little of the darkness that plagued him was visible in his handsome features and gaze.
His features had grown dark and shuttered.
He studied her features and touched her face with tenderness.
Darian watched him, gauging the emotions crossing his features.
His cold, chiseled features were bathed in the light of a streetlamp while his room was dark, aside from light lining the cracked bathroom door.
His cold eyes took in her features.
"I did it once to Jonny, long ago, before …" She drifted off, darkness crossing her features.
It was too dark for her to see his features, but she heard his resolve.
There was no sign of her inner angst in her deep brown eyes or on her beautiful features.
Her features were still, her dark eyes riveted to him.
Jenn's distraught features gazed up at him, and he felt bad again for causing her any sort of pain.
Her features grew more worried at the mention of her mate.
He took in her features again then looked down the hall, where several people moved towards them.
The Vamp watched, interest on his features as the two women fought.
Darian met her gaze, his features resolved yet tinged with the same sorrow she felt.
The Oracle looked exhausted, worry on her features.
Her large eyes were arresting, her delicate features feminine and flawless.
Yet there was something in her haunted look and beautiful features that forbade him to harm her.
The woman's features were flushed, the man gesturing in Taran's general direction.
His eyes were observant and restless, his eyebrows thick and low, and his features hard.
He took in the different manners of dress, the different features and colors, and the variety of accents and languages he heard as he walked.
Taran glanced at him, taking in familiar cocoa features.
His normally cool features were red, his black eyes flashing.
His features paled and he bounded to his feet while the guard still spoke and motioned to two men at his right.
Taran released him and turned to stare hard at Sirian, whose calm features hid any emotion he might feel.
His rugged features were unshaven, giving him the same barbaric appearance as those around him.
The lanky youth had grown into a muscular man with icy green eyes, curly black hair, and chiseled features as cold as his father's.
"You are pale today," he stated, studying her features.
Surprise registered across his chiseled features, and he took a step forward.
He was silent, and she considered his closed features.
He wanted to condemn the unreasonable woman, but it was difficult when he thought of her pale features.
His features were shrouded in darkness.
His face was hard, his rugged features striking.
His features were dark.
Though his eyes were closed against the light, Taran traced his fingers over her firm features, down her neck, shoulder, and to the bandaged arm.
He kept his own features impassive, but Vara's words pierced him to the core.
His features were stoic, his face hard.
He searched her face, and she studied him, wondering why she'd never noticed the strength of his features.
Anger crossed his features.
The smooth bronze features were sober as he spoke.
She studied his stoic features.
His features were dark and his lips smooth.
Carmen gazed up at his smooth features.
Carmen caressed Alex's hand and looked up at his handsome bronzed features.
Carmen slipped her hand in his and looked up at his somber features.
He was close to her age and, though she wouldn't have described him as handsome, there was something about his features that she found attractive.
She glanced up into his calm features.
She touched his arm, gazing up into his dark features.
His dark features were twisted with a perplexed expression as he swung her around.
Her aristocratic features were pale and her eyes exactly as Xander's mother had once described them: the hue of spring.
His features were open with her; he had never entered her mind unbidden or used his skills or magic against her.
The emotions flying across his features were too quick for her to follow.
His body went rigid, and confusion crossed his features.
His eyes scoured her youthful features.
His features were beyond pale, to the point of translucent, his gaze unblinking.
She hugged the girl and fluttered kisses across her features, until the teen protested loudly enough for Xander to hear.
He circled the bench, until he was able to see the features of the Original Human more fully.
Her aristocratic features were strong and firm, her eyes the color of spring, circled by silver.
"You're a Natural," he said, searching her features.
Her features were even and firm, her lips plump and glimmering with sparkly gloss.
Relief crossed her features as the iPad started right up.
Xander looked at her again, a flicker of something she thought might be cunning crossing his features.
She crossed to it and peered through the peep hole, surprised to see Jonny's caramel features and black eyes.
They were night and day, her pale beauty and raw emotion contrasting with his heavy, masculine features and dark satisfaction.
The familiar half-smile crossed his features.
Amusement crossed his features.
A faint smile crossed his features, before he returned his attention to his sparring partner.
Jessi's body was supple and relaxed in his arms, her gray eyes wide and her features flushed.
Tall and slender, the woman's eyes were piercing, her dark hair and pale features setting off the green of her eyes even more.
She wore headgear and boxing gloves and faced off against a man with the chiseled features of a Greek god, blond hair and sharp blue eyes.
A troubled look crossed Jenn's features.
Her smile faded and her features grew pensive.
He faced her, studying her features.
By Darian's occasional laugh and the hungry fire in Xander's features, they enjoyed killing.
Completely unguarded, her gray eyes were large and clear in the early morning light and her features relaxed.
Her features were as soft as her skin, her displaced curls everywhere.
After a surprised silence, fear crossed her features.
She looked uncertain rather than scared, and Jessi's eyes took in her cousin's features with relief.
She was watching him, fear and uncertainty on her features.
Her gray eyes were almost the color of the moon overhead, her pale features obscured by curls that danced in an ocean breeze.
She was panicking; he saw it in her features, before she faced them.
Dozens of Others with similar glowing eyes and pale features materialized.
His muscular frame was tense, and moonlight played across his chiseled features.
Heavy features were shaded by a day or two of stubble, his red-hued gaze on the ocean.
Xander's features softened in warmth.
In all its main features it is essentially a modern town, and few of its principal buildings are older than the 19th century.
They are typical Berbers in physique, tall, well made and muscular, with European features and fair skins bronzed by the sun.
According to the legend, Athena, who had invented the flute, threw it away in disgust, because it distorted the features.
One of the features of the town is the Marine Drive, some 51 m.
Hutton took charge of the literary side of the paper, and by degrees his own articles became and remained up to the last one of the best-known features of serious and thoughtful English journalism.
Early in 1306 he modified or explained away those features of the bulls Clericis Laicos and Unam sanctam which were particularly offensive to the king.
Other important structural features are mentioned below.
The two sets of figures show some corroborative features, notably the low frequency from 1860 to 1870.
The most noteworthy features are a cathedral, a monument to the poet M.
Watch-towers with wooden clappers and the beacons which flashed the alarm along the whole frontier in a few hours are still features in the landscape.
The English micrometer still retains the essential features of Troughton's original construction above described.
Their absolute freedom from diffraction, the perfect control of the illumination and thickness of the lines, and the accuracy with which it will be possible to construct scales for zone observations will be important features of the new method.
The principles of construction, the use of stone and cement are the same as in the "elliptical" kraal; there is no definite plan, the shape and arrangement of the enclosures being determined solely by the natural features of the ground.
The same dignity appeared in the grave beauty of his features, though the abnormal height of his cranium afforded an opportunity for ridicule of which the comedians made full use.
Certain features - the high physical courage, the impulsive energy, the fervid imagination - stand out clear; beyond that disagreement begins.
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.
Its most noteworthy features are two.
The characteristic features of the book are the importance assigned to the personality of Zerubbabel, who, though a living contemporary, is marked out as the Messiah; and the almost sacramental significance attached to the temple.
A brief comparison with these will indicate its salient features.
Its main features were strictly Presbyterian, but the minister was greatly superior to the elder, and the state had wide powers especially in the nomination of higher officers.
Its polity has been of gradual growth, and still retains some features peculiar to itself.
and the new states west of the Alleghany Mountains, which grew into presbyteries and synods having peculiar features midway between Presbyterianism and Congregationalism.
The limited knowledge which we possess of the original features of the ground within the area of the city makes a reconstruction of the topographical history of the latter a difficult task; and, as a natural result, many irreconcilable theories have been suggested.
The exact meaning of these features is not clear, but if it be remembered (a) that the Levites of post-exilic literature represent only the result of a long and intricate development, (b) that the name "Levite," in the later stages at least, was extended to include all priestly servants, and (c) that the priesthoods, in tending to become hereditary, included priests who were Levites by adoption and not by descent, it will be recognized that the examination of the evidence for the earlier stages cannot confine itself to those narratives where the specific term alone occurs.
This, however, does not necessarily imply that in its origin it was specifically Hebrew, but only that it had acquired distinguishing features of a marked kind.
- The salient features of the Australian continent are its compact outline, the absence of navigable rivers communicating with the interior, the absence of active volcanoes or snow-capped mountains, its isolation from other lands, and its antiquity.
It is entirely different in all essential features from the great alluvial plains.
The two features of the Labour party in New South Wales are its detachment from other parties and the control of the caucus.
He found Sweden in ruins, and devoted his whole life to laying the solid foundations of a new order of things which, in its essential features, has endured to the present day.
The geographical features of the countries formerly known collectively as the Netherlands or Low Countries are dealt with under the modern English names of Holland and Belgium.
The islands on each coast present the features of the shore to which they are adjacent.
C. Eyton to have some very exceptional osteological features, and these were found to be also common to Pteroptochus and Scytalopus.
Into the mould left by the saint's body liquid plaster of Paris was run, and a perfect model obtained, showing the features of the youth, the cords which bound him, and even the texture of his clothing.
Tossett or Toppid and Turaw mountains command extensive prospects, and form striking features in the scenery of the county.
But the most distinguishing features of Fermanagh are the Upper and Lower Loughs Erne, which occupy a great extent of its surface, stretching for about 45 m.
The principal features of his reign were a struggle against his brother general, Thomas, who aimed at the throne (822-824); the conquest of Crete by the Saracens in 823; and the beginning of their attacks upon Sicily (827).
Meanwhile, Captain Beechey visited the islands in the "Blossom," assigned names to some of them, and published a description of their features.
Thus in the Sandwich Islands the god Oro gave his oracles through a priest who "ceased to act or speak as a voluntary agent, but with his limbs convulsed, his features distorted and terrific, his eyes wild and strained, he would roll on the ground roaming at the mouth, and reveal the will of the god in shrill cries and sounds violent and indistinct, which the attending priests duly interpreted to the people."
But the most characteristic features of architecture in the country are shown in the forts and palaces of the chiefs and in their cenotaphs.
" The law in Assyria was derived from Babylonia but conserved early features long after they had disappeared elsewhere.
It is state-law; alike self-help, blood-feud, marriage by capture, are absent; though family solidarity, district responsibility, ordeal, the lex talionis, are primitive features that remain.
Telephone business is characterized by two features: (I) that the capital account is never closed, and (2) that the costli - ness of the service increases with the size of the undertaking.
Anarchy and misery are indeed the main features of that long space of time which elapsed between the death of Charles the Great and the descent of Otto.
minute and without any specially distinctive features, until they begin to develop into germ-cells.
The evidence against this view may be classed under two heads: first, comparative evidence; hydroids very different in their structural characters and widely separate in the systematic classification of these organisms may produce medusae very similar, at least so far as the essential features of medusan organization are concerned; on the other hydroids closely allied, perhaps almost indistinguishable, may produce gonophores in the one case, medusae in the other; for example, Hydractinia (gonophores) and Podocoryne (medusae), Tubularia (gonophores) and Ectopleura (medusae), Coryne (gonophores) and Syncoryne (medusae),-and so on.
The development of the Narcomedusae is in the main similar to that of the Trachomedusae, but shows some remarkable features.
While preserving most of the ancient features of its High Street, the town has tended to become a suburb of the capital, its fine beach and golf course hastening this development.
In whatever way the tissues are originally formed, however, the main features of their differentiation are the same.
IFor the histology of the comparatively simple but in many respects aberrant Bog-mosses (Sphagnaceae), see BRYOPHYTA.] The stems of the other mosses resemble one another in their main histological features.
The root differs from the shoot in the characters of its surface tissues, in the absence of the green assimilative pigment chlorophyll, in the arrangement of its vascular system and in the mode of growth at the apex, all features which are in direct relation to its normally subterranean life and its fixative and absorptive functions.
The leaves, again, have special histological features adapted to the performance of their special functions.
On the other hand, we have (2) an internal differentiation of conducting tissue, the main features of which as seen in the gametophyte of Bryophytes have already been fully described.
but with sharply characterized and peculiar features, probably indicating common descent throughout both these groups.
The new work largely centred round a discussion of the nature and origin of vessels, conspicuous features in young plant tissues which thus acquired an importance in the contemporary literature out of proportion to their real significance in the construction of the vascular plant.
the study of anatomical features directly related to the habitat.
Besides this intimate relationship, however, we can point to other features of the necessity for a constantly renewed water supply.
Two features which are essentially protoplasmic assume a great importance when we consider these relations.
Instead of regarding these as only ministering to the construction of the bulky portions, the living protoplasts take the first place as the essential portion of the tree, and all the other features are important mainly as ministering to their individual well-being and to their multiplication.
Similar considerations apply to the peculiar features of the root-system.
One of the constant features of respirationthe exhalation of carbon dioxide can still be observed.
It is possible, however, that the absence of sunken stomata, and the occurrence of some other halophytic features, are related merely to the succulent habit and not to halophytism, for succulent species often occur on non-saline soils.
The effect can also be demonstrated experimentally: thus it has been observed that a xerophyte grown in moist air will lose its characteristic adaptive features, and may even assume those of a hygrophyte.
Both were in turn replaced by the Lower Mesozoic flora, which again is thought to have had its birth in the hypothetical Gondwana land, and in which Gymnosperms played the leading part formerly taken by vascular Cryptogams. The abundance of Cycadean plants is one of its most striking features.
And it is a plausible conjecture that the vegetation of the globe had already in its main features been constituted at this period much as it exists at the present moment.
Otherwise the Californian flora is entirely deficient in the characteristic features of that of eastern North America.
It precludes the explanation of any common features in the dissevered porciuns of the tropical area of vegetation by lateral communirations, and throws back their origin to the remotest geological antiquity.
It is remarkable that the characteristic features of the Miocene flora, which in other partm of the world have spread and developed southwards, are conspicususly absent from the African tropical flora.
But it has few distinctive botanical features.
It is true that the earths physical geography presents certain broad features to which plants are adapted.
The natural features of Persis are described very exactly by Nearchus, the admiral of Alexander the Great (preserved by Arrian Indic. 40 and Strabo xv.
The great development of photography has been a notable aid to explorers, not only by placing at their disposal a faithful and ready means of recording the features of a country and the types of inhabitants, but by supplying a method of quick and accurate topographical surveying.
Thus the best approximation to the average depth of the ocean is little more than an expert guess; yet a fair approximation is probable for the features of sub-oceanic relief are so much more uniform than those of the land that a smaller number of fixed points is required to determine them.
The chief element of uncertainty as to the largest features of the relief of the earth's crust is due to the unexplored area in the Arctic region and the larger regions of the Antarctic, of which Crustal we know nothing.
waves which build up all the minor features.
This complementary relationship descends even to the minor features of the two.
Geomorphology is concerned, however, in the suggestions which have been made as to the cause of the distribution of heap and hollow in the larger features of the crust.
It would be impracticable to go fully into the varieties of each specific form; but, partly as an example of modern geographical classification, partly because of the exceptional import of ance of mountains amongst the features of the land, one exception may be made.
The remarkable line of volcanoes around the whole coast of the Pacific and along the margin of the Caribbean and Mediterranean seas is one of the most conspicuous features of the globe.
Plants exhibit the controlling power of environment to a high degree, and thus vegetation is usually in close adjustment to the bolder geographical features of a region.
The distribution of fossils frequently makes it possible to map out approximately the general features of land and sea in long-past geological periods, and so to enable the history of crustal relief to be traced.'
The minor subdivisions into provinces, counties and parishes, or analogous areas, may also be related in many cases to natural features or racial differences perpetuated by historical causes.
The country immediately surrounding Aix-la-Chapelle presents many attractive features.
The scope of the anatomical part of the following article is a general account of the structure of birds (A y es) in so far as they, as a class, differ from other vertebrates, notably reptiles and mammals, whilst features especially characteristic, peculiar or unique, have been dwelt upon at greater length so far as space permitted.
That chapter of comparative anatomy (together with other anatomical details, for which see the separate articles) is now dealt with in the article Skull; here only the most avine features are alluded to, and since some of Parker's original illustrations have been retained, the description has been shortened considerably.
- Characteristic features of the sternum are the following.
- The more characteristic features of the bird's brain show clearly a further development of the reptilian type, not always terminal features in a direct line, but rather side-departures, sometimes even a secondary sinking to a lower level, and in almost every case in a direction away from those fundamentally reptilian lines which have led to the characters typical of, and peculiar to, the mammals.
Here only few peculiar features may be mentioned.
We may here quote Newton (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed., " Birds," p. 738) on the remarkable differences between this region and the rest of the Old World: - " The prevalent zoological features of any Region are of two kinds - negative and positive.
On the whole its avifauna presents some very remarkable features.
On the other hand some of the most characteristic features of the whole region are here well represented, e.g.
It may be divided into three divisions, upper, lower and middle, each of which is distinguished by special physical features, and has played a conspicuous part in the world's history, retaining to the present day monumental evidence of the races who have lined its banks.
To obtain a correct idea of this region it must be borne in mind also that the course of the river and the features of the country on both banks are subject to constant fluctuation.
"He was a man of a noble presence, with finely formed and expressive features.
Several of these features stand out very clearly in Norman history.
His disappearance in both cases is an illustration of one of the features which we have spoken of in the Norman character, the tendency which in fact made Normans out of Northmen, the tendency to adopt the language and manners of the people among whom they found themselves.
The great churches of those cities are wholly unlike those of Sicily; but, while some features show us that we are in Italy, while some features even savour of the Saracen, others distinctly carry us away to Caen and Peterborough.
The northern section is more broken and rugged; barren ridges and low rocky mountain-ranges, interspersed with fertile valleys, being its characteristic features.
The Liberian frontier with the adjacent French possessions was defined by the Franco-Liberian treaty of 1892, but as the definition therein given was found to be very difficult of reconciliation with geographical features (for in 1892 the whole of the Liberian interior was unmapped) further negotiations were set on foot.
Subsequently the Portuguese mapped the whole coast of Liberia, and nearly all the prominent features - capes, rivers, islets - off that coast still bear Portuguese names.
One of the leading features of the province is the Tung-t'ing lake.
The chief features of Alembert's character were benevolence, simplicity and independence.
Their colour is usually a darker brown than that of their kinsfolk of the eastern Pacific, but light-complexioned Maoris, almost European in features, are met with.
Such obvious features as the number of segments in the foot and the shape of the feeler were used by the early entomologists for distinguishing the great groups of beetles.
Nor could Shakespeare have failed to bring out with greater variety and distinctness the dramatic features in Henry VII., whom Ford depicts with sufficient distinctness to give some degree of individuality to the figure, but still with a tenderness of touch which would have been much to the credit of the dramatist's skill had he been writing in the Tudor age.
Recently emerged from the Post-Pliocene sea, or freed from their mantle of ice, they persistently maintain the self-same features over immense areas; and the few portions that rise above the general elevation have more the character of broad and gentle swellings than of mountain-chains.
It is owing to these leading orographical features - divined by Carl Ritter, but only recently ascertained and established as fact by geographical research - that so many of the great Rivers.
important features of the configuration.
Though thus exhibiting the distinctive features of a continental climate, Russia does not lie altogether outside the reach of the moderating influence of the ocean.
The shortness of the summer, the deficiency of drainage and the depth to which the soil freezes in winter, are the circumstances which determine the characteristic features of the vegetation of the tundras.
Vast and impenetrable forests, impassable marches and thickets, numerous lakes, swampy meadows, with cleared and dry spaces here and there occupied by villages, are the leading features of this region.
Viewed as a whole, the flora of the forest region is to be regarded as European-Siberian; and, though certain species disappear towards the E., while new ones make their appearance, it maintains, on the whole, the same features throughout from Poland to Kamchatka.
Still, craniological researches show that, notwithstanding this fact, the Slav type has been maintained with remarkable persistency: Slav skulls ten and thirteen centuries old exhibit the same anthropological features as those which characterize the Sla y s of our own day.
Not so with the national customs. There are features - the wooden house, the oven, the bath - which the Russian never abandons, even when swamped in an alien population.
The main features of the steam locomotive were thus established, and its subsequent development is chiefly a history of gradual increase in size and power, and of improvements in design, in material and in mechanical construction, tending to increased efficiency and economy of operation.
The use of automatic couplers for freight cars throughout the United States, introduced in 1893-1900, greatly reduced the number of deaths and injuries in coupling, and the use of air brakes on freight cars, now universal, has reduced the risk to the men by making it less necessary for them to ride on the roofs of high box-cars, while at the same time it has made it possible to run long trains with fewer men; but except in these two features the freight service in America continues to be a dangerous occupation.
Economy in capital outlay and cheapness in construction is indeed the characteristic generally associated with light railways by the public, and implicitly attached to them by parliament in the act of 1896, and any simplifications of the engineering or mechanical features they may exhibit compared with the standard railways of the country are mainly, if not entirely, due to the desire to keep down their expenses.
The whole Basin is marked by three features of elevation - the Utah basin, the Nevada basin and, between them, the Nevada plateau.
C. Fremont and Howard Stansbury (1806-1863) furnished a general knowledge of the hydrographic features and geological lacustrine history of the Great Basin, and this knowledge was rounded out by the field work of the U.S. Geological Survey from 1879 to 1883, under the direction of Grove Karl Gilbert.
No general survey of sacrifice on geographical lines is possible, but some of the more important features in each area may be noticed.
Important features of Greek sacrifice, though not necessarily found in every rite, were the putting of wreaths and pieces of wool on the victim, the gilding of its horns, the lustration of the officiant and the sprinkling of those present with holy water.
In any case, the Samoans are the most perfect type of Polynesians, of a light brown colour, splendid physique, and handsome regular features, with an average height of 5 ft.
It was the asiph or festival of ingathering, when the agricultural operations were brought to a close, which exhibited these genial features of CanaaniteHebrew life most vividly.
It is only necessary for us to take note of the ideal in its general features.
- The book of Deuteronomy was the product of prophetic teaching operating on traditional custom, which was represented in its essential features by the two codes of legislation contained in Ex.
But new features were added.
The first is represented by the Deutero-Isaiah, who constitutes the climax and close of Hebrew prophetism, which is henceforth (with the possible exception of the Trito-Isaiah, Malachi and Jonah, who reproduce some features of the earlier prophecy) a virtually arrested development.
Two special features, however, which characterize the celebration should here be noted: (a) The person of the high priest, who is throughout the entire drama the chief and indeed the sole actor.
Few crowded neighbourhoods are visible, and the characteristic features of the scene which meets the eye are the upturned roofs of temples, palaces, and mansions, gay with blue, green and yellow glazed tiles, glittering among the groves of trees with which the city abounds.
The style is commonly called Byzantine; but some of the most striking features of the churches of Ravenna - the colonnades, the mosaics, perhaps the cupolas - are not so much Byzantine as representative of early Christian art generally.
It is a well-built modern town, with no remarkable features about it.
There are very remarkable features in the solar system which point unmistakably to some common origin of many of the different bodies which it contains.
Wine and myrtle were tabooed in the cult of this deity, and myths grew up to explain these features of the cult, of which an account may be read in W.
The expression has meanwhile changed: the face is pale or livid; there are dark rings under the eyes; the features are pinched and sharp, and the whole skin shrunken; the fingers are dead white, the nails blue.
Within the divisions named - Orthorrhapha Nematocera, Orthorrhapha Brachycera and Cyclorrhapha - the constituent families are usually grouped into a series of "superfamilies," distinguished by features of structure or habit.
The most noticeable features in his reign were the repeated and sudden changes of policy, which, while they arose from the extreme difficulty of finding any system by which the Habsburg monarchy could be governed, were due also to the personal idiosyncrasies of the emperor.
Scholars are now almost unanimously agreed that the internal features are best explained by the Graf-Wellhausen hypothesis.
The historical traditions are to be supplemented by the great body of prophetic, legal and poetic literature which reveal contemporary conditions in various internal literary, theological or sociological features.
Although it is difficult to determine the true historical kernel, two features are most prominent in the narratives which the post-exilic compiler has incorporated: the revelation of Yahweh, and the movement into Palestine.
(I) The Philistines, a foreign people whose presence in Palestine 2 The story of Joseph has distinctive internal features of its own, and appears to be from an independent cycle, which has been used to form a connecting link between the Settlement and the Exodus; see also Ed.
The oldest narratives are not in their original contexts, and they contain features which render it questionable whether a very trustworthy recollection of the period was retained.
Without sufficient external and independent evidence wherewith to interpret in the light of history the internal features of the intricate narratives, any reconstruction would naturally be hazardous, and all attempts must invariably be considered in the light of the biblical evidence itself, the date of the Israelite exodus, and the external conditions.
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