gray-whiskered love

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  • He'd watched his old man waddle out, raise his gray-whiskered snout, and settle down to nibble the grass.

    Phil's Last Stand

  • The gray-whiskered prankster was taking full advantage of galloping bridle-less!

    Raven Speak

  • The gray-whiskered Lab's tail thumps against the boy's leg for a moment.

    Excerpt: City of the Sun by David Levien

  • He particularly liked the way one gray-whiskered waiter, who showed his scorn for the other younger ones and was jeered at by them, was teaching them how to fold up napkins properly.

    Anna Karenina

  • The two detectives, who were enabled to obtain a good view of the shop inside, saw the supposed murderer cross the room and seat himself at a table where a man of unusually stalwart build, ruddy-faced and gray-whiskered, was already seated.

    Monsieur Lecoq

  • The warmness in his eyes widened, spread until his hollowed, gray-whiskered cheeks wrinkled with smiles.

    The Dollmaker

  • Sometimes when he was asked a question he could not answer, he would reply, "I don't know, but I'll speak to Socrates about it"; and at the first opportunity he would explain the whole difficulty to his gray-whiskered friend.

    Derrick Sterling A Story of the Mines

  • I recall that a white-haired, gray-whiskered employee of the hotel in

    David Lannarck, Midget An Adventure Story

  • He had a square, gray-whiskered face with firm jaws and mild light-blue eyes.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. October, 1878.

  • "Get up here along with me, Dick," replied the old gray-whiskered countryman, making room on the seat, for he happened to know the lad, perhaps because Mr. Morrison had plied his trade as carpenter around the entire section years ago.

    Dick the Bank Boy Or, A Missing Fortune

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