Sentence Examples with the word gray

The buildings, which are mostly of red brick, are conspicuous against the gray clayey and sandy soil.

Thus the discovery of Stephen Gray and of Granville Wheeler that the electrical influence of a charged Leyden jar may be conveyed to a distance by means of an insulated wire gave rise to various proposals, of which perhaps the earliest was that in an anonymous letter' to the Scots Magazine (vol.

And he again saw her not as the daughter of Prince Vasili, but visualized her whole body only veiled by its gray dress.

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Officer Lathum met him half way to the car and lifted a bushy gray brow.

The cold wind flapped the ends of her kerchief and her loose locks of gray hair.

A wax candle stood at each side of the minister's bent bald head with its gray temples.

As soon as he had seen a visitor off he returned to one of those who were still in the drawing room, drew a chair toward him or her, and jauntily spreading out his legs and putting his hands on his knees with the air of a man who enjoys life and knows how to live, he swayed to and fro with dignity, offered surmises about the weather, or touched on questions of health, sometimes in Russian and sometimes in very bad but self-confident French; then again, like a man weary but unflinching in the fulfillment of duty, he rose to see some visitors off and, stroking his scanty gray hairs over his bald patch, also asked them to dinner.

The genera Dehitella Gray and Dendrocoryne Inaba should perhaps be referred to this family; the last-named is regarded by S.

He took first-class honours in philosophy at Edinburgh, and was Gray scholar and Ferguson scholar in philosophy of the four Scottish Universities (1876).

More soldiers in gray and black made their way down the bonfires, pausing to talk to Mike.