The importance of this feature
has not been properly magnified in the Black Forest stories.
It was a happy lot for children to grow up to manhood or womanhood with the Great Stone Face before their eyes, for all the features
were noble, and the expression was at once grand and sweet, as if it were the glow of a vast, warm heart, that embraced all mankind in its affections, and had room for more.
Who doubts that your lordlings may have their 'distinctive cast of form and features
' as much as we shire tradesmen have ours?
As Virginia Maxon saw the fine features
of the giant where she had expected to find the grotesque and hideous lineaments of a monster, she gave a quick little cry of pleasure and relief.
Sam was taken with a troublesome cough, at once, for the purpose of attracting the gentleman's attention; the gentleman starting at the sound, raised his head and his eyeglass, and disclosed to view the profound and thoughtful features
He had even thought of retreating beyond a curvature in the natural wall, which might still conceal him and his companions, when by the sudden gleam of intelligence that shot across the features
of the savage, he saw it was too late, and that they were betrayed.
He has evidently taken part of his ideas concerning it from the representations of others, who have somewhat exaggerated its features
. It is reported to be about one hundred and fifty miles long, and fifty miles broad.
were like his sister's, but while in her case everything was lit up by a joyous, self-satisfied, youthful, and constant smile of animation, and by the wonderful classic beauty of her figure, his face on the contrary was dulled by imbecility and a constant expression of sullen self-confidence, while his body was thin and weak.
His wan features
wore a look of a tiny, insane demon.
No account of the Gordon Riots having been to my knowledge introduced into any Work of Fiction, and the subject presenting very extraordinary and remarkable features
, I was led to project this Tale.
Not so the mother, she threw herself on the earth, and receiving the cold and ghastly head into her lap, she sat contemplating those muscular features
, on which the death-agony was still horridly impressed, in a silence far more expressive than any language of lamentation could have proved.
Her complexion was exquisitely fair, but the noble cast of her head and features
prevented the insipidity which sometimes attaches to fair beauties.