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Word: visage

Definition: face; appearance


Sentences Containing 'visage'

``That there Roger Cly, master,''said Mr. Cruncher, with a taciturn and iron bound visage.
``First,''said Mr. Cruncher, who was all in a tremble, and who spoke with an ashy and solemn visage,``them poor things well out o'this, never no more will I do it, never no more!''
When he looked upon him, he had the icy visage of Peboan.
He was calm; but the agitation of the night was legible in his pale and careworn visage.
Andrea was short and fat; his visage, marked with brutal cruelty, did not indicate age; he might be thirty.
``Without reflecting that this is the only moment in which you can study character,''said the count;``on the steps of the scaffold death tears off the mask that has been worn through life, and the real visage is disclosed.
The light was so faint in the room that Albert did not perceive the pallor that spread itself over the count's visage, or the nervous heaving of his chest and shoulders.
Yes, you are at once from Provence and Spain; that explains, if the portrait you showed me be like, the dark hue I so much admired on the visage of the noble Catalan.''
Its purple visage, and its violet colored hands showed that it had perished from suffocation, but as it was not yet cold, I hesitated to throw it into the water that ran at my feet.
And he gave me a look as he shouldered the largest box and went out, which I thought had meaning in it, if meaning could ever be said to find its way into Mr. Barkis's visage.
As Janet curtsied, hoping I was well, I observed my aunt's visage lengthen very much.
So surely as I looked towards her, did I see that eager visage, with its gaunt black eyes and searching brow, intent on mine; or passing suddenly from mine to Steerforth's; or comprehending both of us at once.
Then, in a flash, I perceived that all had the same form of costume, the same soft hairless visage, and the same girlish rotundity of limb.
Anything to equal the low cunning of his visage, and of his shadowless eyes without the ghost of an eyelash, I never saw.
'You knew me, a long time before I came here and was changed, Mr. Copperfield,' said Uriah, looking at me; and a more villainous look I never saw, even on his visage.
His visage was meagre, his hair lank and thin, and his voice hollow.
The ugly monster, when he saw me, distorted several ways, every feature of his visage, and stared, as at an object he had never seen before; then approaching nearer, lifted up his fore-paw, whether out of curiosity or mischief I could not tell; but I drew my hanger, and gave him a good blow with the flat side of it, for I durst not strike with the edge, fearing the inhabitants might be provoked against me, if they should come to know that I had killed or maimed any of their cattle.
A terror to the smiling innocence of the villages through which he floats; his swart visage and bold swagger are not unshunned in cities.
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