Sentence Examples


  • She had eyes the deepest blue-green of the Celtic Sea and flaxen hair, which although matted and unkempt, promised to shine sun-kissed when groomed.
  • The night was long and cold.  Deidre slept, and Katie drifted between a fitful doze and her thoughts.  Dawn crept across the jungle, peering first from the tangled branches overhead then inching through the trees.  As soon as she could see well enough, Katie crawled to Deidre's feet.  The woman continued to sleep, and Katie looked her over.  She looked like any other college student in cargo pants and a light sweater.  Deidre's long, flaxen hair was in a messy braid, and her skin was pale.
  • Satisfied, Rhyn rose, towering over the tiny woman with flaxen hair.
  • His portrait was thus drawn by the duc de St Simon: - "He was a little, pitiful, wizened, herringgutted man, in a flaxen wig, with a weasel's face, brightened by some intellect.
  • These experiences were very memorable and valuable to me--anchored in forty feet of water, and twenty or thirty rods from the shore, surrounded sometimes by thousands of small perch and shiners, dimpling the surface with their tails in the moonlight, and communicating by a long flaxen line with mysterious nocturnal fishes which had their dwelling forty feet below, or sometimes dragging sixty feet of line about the pond as I drifted in the gentle night breeze, now and then feeling a slight vibration along it, indicative of some life prowling about its extremity, of dull uncertain blundering purpose there, and slow to make up its mind.

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