Most of them were disfigured by frost-bitten noses and cheeks, and nearly all had red, swollen and festering eyes.
We've all been keeping our noses too close to the grindstone.
She touched noses with him.
From all the preceding the tiny dik-diks (Madoqua) of NorthEast Africa differ by their hairy noses, expanded in some species into short trunks; while the widely spread klipspringer, Oreotragus saltator, with its several local races, is unfailingly distinguishable by its rounded blunt hoofs and thick, brittle, golden-flecked hair.
They marched with handkerchiefs tied over their noses and mouths.
"I'm not convinced this is the only keypad missing from beneath our noses," he said with a frown.
They had to hold their noses and put their horses to a trot to escape from the poisoned atmosphere of these latrines.
He touched noses with her.
"If we don't take it tomowwow, he'll snatch it fwom under our noses," he added.
"The people in places where the simoon is frequent," says Mountstuart Elphinstone (An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, p. 140, 1815), "eat garlic, and rub their lips and noses with it, when they go out in the heat of the summer, to prevent their suffering by the simoon."
Hence the anticline noses out to the north and the syncline to the south.
They are of a dark brown complexion, with very broad noses, lips but slightly everted, and small but usually sturdy physique, though often considerably emaciated owing to insufficiency of food.
They have received a tinge of Hamitic blood from the Galla people, and have high foreheads, large eyes, straight noses and thick but not pouting lips.
Some had long, curved noses and chins, small eyes and wide, grinning mouths.
Others had flat noses, protruding eyes, and ears that were shaped like those of an elephant.
"Those wooden things are impossible to hurt," he said, "and all the damage Jim has done to them is to knock a few splinters from their noses and ears.
It killed me not to use the chance to rub their noses in the fact I beat them to the punch on this!
The four women looked at her, one gasping as her gaze fell to the tattoo and another paling, while the other two looked down their noses at her.
She put her hands around the back of his neck and pulled him in to touch noses.
Four keys capable of destroying a continent—and winning a war—were taken under their noses.
The tall, fair and blue-eyed individuals who are found to the north-east of the Seine and in Normandy appear to be nearer in race to the Scandinavian and Germanic invaders; a tall and darker type with long faces and aquiline noses occurs in some parts of Franche-Co1nt and Champagne, the Vosges and the Perche.
Physically the Maoris are true Polynesians, tall, well-built, with straight or slightly curved noses, high foreheads and oval faces.
By far the largest area is occupied by the Mongolian group. These have yellow-brown skins, black eyes and hair, flat noses and oblique eyes.
Like the Malay and the Mongol types they are short and thickly built, but unlike either they have prominent brows, bushy locks, round deep-set eyes, long divergent lashes, straight noses and much hair on the face and the body.
Their crania have a normal development; their cheek-bones are high; their noses prominent, with large nostrils; their lips straight; and they are marked by the absence of the auricular lobules.
At a subsequent confederation, held at Lublin in June, Zebrzydowski was reinforced by another great nobleman, Stanislaus Stadnicki, called the Devil, who "had more crimes on his conscience than hairs on his head," and was in the habit of cropping the ears and noses of small squires and chaining his serfs to the walls of his underground dungeons for months at a time.
For this slaughter Arthur took summary vengeance, slaying all the kinsfolk of the man who started the fight, and cutting off the noses of his women-folk.
Such a generalization will become sounder, if, as is now generally done by anthropologists, the Eskimo with their pyramidal skulls, dull complexion and flat noses are removed into a division by themselves.
Projecting brows, deeply sunk dark eyes, short noses, either straight or arched, but 'always depressed at the root, and moderately thick lips, with a somewhat receding chin, are general characteristics.
While discussing noses, he says that those with thick bulbous ends belong to persons who are insensitive, swinish; sharp-tipped belong to the irascible, those easily provoked, like dogs; rounded, large, obtuse noses to the magnanimous, the lion-like; slender hooked noses to the eagle-like, the noble but grasping; round-tipped retrousse noses to the luxurious, like barndoor fowl; noses with a very slight notch at the root belong to the impudent, the crow-like; while snub noses belong to persons of luxurious habits, whom he compares to deer; open nostrils are signs of passion, &c.
Their features are generally fairly regular and often beautiful; eyes invariably black, and in some persons oblique; jaws not projecting, except in a few instances; lips of medium thickness; the noses are naturally long, well shaped and arched, but many are artificially flattened at the bridge in infancy.
Some of them are as light-skinned as Europeans, tall, robust, thin-lipped, straight-nosed, with straight black hair; others are shorter and darker in complexion, with round heads, long noses, thick lips, and scraggy limbs, indicating perhaps the commingling of more than one Semitic people.
In Armenia and Asia Minor they are robust, thick-set and coarse-featured, with straight black hair and large hooked noses.
She met his bittersweet chocolate gaze defiantly, their noses literally inches apart.
Four keys capable of destroying a continentâ€”and winning a warâ€”were taken under their noses.
One of two immortal sects whose war threatened the realms, the Watchers were supposed to keep their noses and hands out of human affairs.
They were all dressed up with beads and fabric and they had baubles hanging from their noses.
benign tumors on their noses or ears.
crop circles have even been made under the noses of investigators.
Once free of the spell of market dogma, the answer appears under our noses.
Men they are so dozy at times and dont think further than their noses.
Birch splays before miles of new snow, fueling our noses, our four wheel drive.
dupe the workers with the aid of the British Noses and Scheidemanns.
Rub noses Shake hands Slight bow 3. Maintaining eye contact is considered good etiquette.
fair-weather friends of ours looking down their noses at you!
fast forwards let viewers thumb their noses at program schedules and, even worse, fast-forward past commercials.
flattened noses and figure of eight mouths.
pathetic remnants of their herds with cloth over their noses to keep out the smell.
proboscis monkeys are named for their large, round noses.
Choose to be served by barmaids with no teeth and hairy noses.
Those with living livestock hurried about tending the pathetic remnants of their herds with cloth over their noses to keep out the smell.
Fooling the police The London Greenwich Railroad, 1833 He had a clever ruse for getting the copies out under their noses.
Everybody in the entire town has snot hanging from their noses.
snotty noses ' which never get better.
decongestant sprays Decongestant sprays may be used occasionally to relieve stuffy or blocked noses.
sunblock products for horses but this is mostly for their noses.
twitchy noses, really are intrinsically funny.
The idea that they would do so without bending the rules or sticking their noses in the trough was utterly unrealistic.
He used to hang around with fellas with false noses, who made witty, life-affirming, GOOD records.
listless and ugly, with large heads and particularly prominent ears, flat noses, tumid bellies, slender limbs and sallow complexions; the children are impregnated with malaria from their birth, and their growth is attended with aberrations from the normal which practically amount to the disease of rickets.
As the New Town expanded, the Heriot Trust - whose revenues were greatly benefited thereby - erected day-schools in different districts, in which thousands of infants and older children received a free education, and, in 1 James Gillespie (1726-1797) was a tobacco and snuff manufacturer, and when he set up his carriage Henry Erskine suggested as a motto the homely couplet " Wha wad hae thocht it, That noses wad bocht it?
The Melanesians, sometimes called Papuans (q.v,, the Malay name for the natives of New Guinea, the headquarters of the race), are physically negroid in type, nearly black, with crisp curly hair, flat noses and thick lips.
In the protest against the scheme of "judging truth by counting noses," Shaftesbury recognized the danger of the standard which seemed to satisfy many deists; and in almost every respect he has more in common with those who afterwards, in Germany, annihilated the pretensions of complacent rationalism than with the rationalists themselves.
Our noses were assaulted by the putrefying smell of rotting flesh.
Cats carrying the virus may not have any symptoms or may have mouth ulcers or ' snotty noses ' which never get better.
Decongestant sprays Decongestant sprays may be used occasionally to relieve stuffy or blocked noses.
There are actually sunblock products for horses but this is mostly for their noses.
Because hamsters, with their little fluffy twitchy noses, really are intrinsically funny.
Know that it's best to never apply more than three sprays of cologne at once-you don't want to overpower the noses of the people you're keeping company with!
They would touch noses and the older one would sit or crouch down, kind of showing the younger one that he meant no harm.
The kitten was born with two noses and mouths and four eyes.
Cats can inhale dust particles through their noses.
Peppermint: Peppermint is another herb recommended for nasal congestion and runny noses associated with allergies.
Shiny foreheads and noses in prom pics can distract from an otherwise elegant photograph.
We all sat around fluffing our dresses and powdering our noses.
It's not the water in Hollywood that gives everyone perfect skin, teeth, noses, and bodies; celebrities and plastic surgery seem to go hand in hand.
Your MeDoll can be customized by choosing from hundreds of lips, noses, eyes, hairstyles, and skin tones.
Some of the breeds with pushed in noses (i.e.
Others are picky eaters that may turn their noses up at any meal that does not fit their inscrutable criteria.
These new materials allow for more comfortable mask designs that can work with all shapes and sizes of faces and noses.
For example, some masks are designed to protrude a little more from the face, providing a little extra room for sleepers with more prominent noses.
Some people may have obstructions in the nasal passages which prevent them from breathing through their noses as they sleep.
They're finding themselves perched on some of the best-known noses in the world.
With so many choices for eyes, noses and mouth shapes, as well as positions of other facial features, you are sure to make a Mii that is a close likeness to you.
Children may have watery eyes, runny noses, and sneezing.
They also like to stick small items in their ears and up their noses.
Toddlers sometimes put small objects into their noses, ears, and other openings.
Children with deviated septums or crooked noses are also prone to nosebleeds.
Nosebleeds in children can sometimes be caused by children putting objects into their noses.
Some parents routinely apply a thin layer of A & D ointment, petroleum jelly, or a mentholated salve around their children's noses at night as well as when they go outside.
If these are breathed in by other people, the virus may establish itself in their noses and airways.
The Muppet Whatnot Workshop allows customers to combine an assortment of bodies, eyes, noses and hairstyles in the instantly recognizable Muppet style.
Cod liver oil was also used as a salve by fisherman to prevent chapped hands, noses, and any other part bitten by chilly ocean winds.
It can greatly help with stuffy noses and make the room more comfortable and soothing.
Additional verses include the hooves and the red noses.
Dogs normally breathe out of their noses, and covering a dog's nose with a mask is cruel and can be dangerous.
Plastic noses are also available, and don't forget the rabbit's signature teeth.
The person about to receive the lips should turn the opposite direction to avoid bumping noses.
Carefully negotiate your noses so that you do not bump them.
Kids are so used to the fast-paced routine of computer and video games that they often turn up their noses and turn down the offer to play a good, old-fashioned card game.
You may have a face with several pairs of eyes, a couple noses and no mouth.
Choose black for the nose and cut several noses of different shapes.
You'll find pictures of pierced lips, tongues, noses, and eyebrows.
At a time when other watch manufacturers turned their noses up at the notion of a timepiece worn on the wrist, The Gruen Watch Company embraced the concept.
If your cheerleaders are really brave and your fans have a good sense of humor, little pig noses can really add to the cheer.
The trick is that once the candy has been dumped out on the floor, the participants can only move the candy around with their noses.
When cleaning the outside of a window, or possibly a low lying window indoors that small children and dogs press their noses against, you will want to use a scrub brush to remove stuck on debris.
With a few crayons and a bit of construction paper to craft ears, manes, noses, and other details to be attached with glue or tape, your child could be an elephant, rabbit, lion, tiger, or bear for the day.
Egg whites: Even children who turn their noses up at fried or scrambled eggs enjoy the rubbery fun of hard-boiled egg whites.
They put their noses to the grindstone and started designing their 7,000-square-foot home from top to bottom, inside and out, and they got what they wished for.
These classes help you learn about facial proportions as well as details on how to draw specifics like eyelashes, noses and ears.
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