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  • Race rebuked himself for allowing the moon to play such tricks with his fancy; for on a second glance he recognized the black Spanish sidewhiskers and high-featured face of Dr Calderon, a worthy medical man of the town, whom he had once found attending professionally on Mendoza.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • Kitty was always of an inquiring turn of mind, but now she felt as if her curiosity was more than she could bear, while she stood, her eyes passing over the burly figure in summer clothes and the high-featured, pleasant face with its close-cut moustache.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 27, June, 1873

  • The general physiognomy was good, mostly high-featured, often commanding, sometimes remarkable for massive beauty of the Jovian type, and almost invariably distinguished by a fearless, open-eyed frankness, in some instances running into arrogance and pugnacity.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 42, April, 1861

  • When I opened them, I saw the gunner's gaunt and high-featured visage thrust anxiously forward; his profile looked as if rubbed over with phosphorus, and his whole person as if we had been playing at snap dragon.

    Thrilling Narratives of Mutiny, Murder and Piracy A weird series of tales of shipwreck and disaster, from the earliest part of the century to the present time, with accounts of providential escapes and heart-rending fatalities.

  • But it was not the tranquillity of comfort and prosperity that had settled on that pale, worn, high-featured face -- it was rather the tranquillity that comes of accepted sorrow and inextinguishable despair.

    A True Friend A Novel

  • TWO men came into the cabin, Don Diego Colon, left in charge of Hispaniola, and with him a tall, powerful, high-featured man, gray of eye and black and silver of hair and short beard.

    1492,

  • I could picture him in health a gaunt loose-limbed being, high-featured and swift and eager.

    The Moon Endureth: Tales and Fancies

  • Down that he walked, erect, swift, purposeful, his moccasins falling always with the precision of a wild animal upon the best footing among the loose rocks, stubs of sage-roots, or patches of deep dust and sand beside the wagon-road, his sharp, high-featured face set in the stony calm which may hide a tumult of elemental passions beneath and give no sign.

    Good Indian

  • Hispaniola, and with him a tall, powerful, high-featured man, gray of eye and black and silver of hair and short beard.

    1492

  • Massive and high-featured, sunken of eye, he towered, in snowy cambric and a crimson stole, above the blackness of his rostrum; it seemed he had been chosen for his beauty.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

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