The third was a domestic serf, about forty-five years old, with grizzled hair and a plump, well-nourished body.
Long, and the tail half as much; the fur is long and soft, light grizzled grey in colour, and banded with black on the lower part of the back.
The hind feet have six pads on their inferior surfaces, and the colour is dull grizzled brown above and greyish white below.
Yet was this half-horrible stolidity in him, involving, too, as it appeared, an all-ramifying heartlessness;--yet was it oddly dashed at times, with an old, crutch-like, antediluvian, wheezing humorousness, not unstreaked now and then with a certain grizzled wittiness; such as might have served to pass the time during the midnight watch on the bearded forecastle of Noah's ark.
The commander of the regiment was an elderly, choleric, stout, and thick-set general with grizzled eyebrows and whiskers, and wider from chest to back than across the shoulders.
Taran smiled tightly as the grizzled warrior bowed, recalling how much had changed since he first lay eyes on the man.
For while those female whales are characteristically timid, the young males, or forty-barrel-bulls, as they call them, are by far the most pugnacious of all Leviathans, and proverbially the most dangerous to encounter; excepting those wondrous grey-headed, grizzled whales, sometimes met, and these will fight you like grim fiends exasperated by a penal gout.
Seeing the look on his face, the grizzled warrior's voice grew fatherly.
It is about the size of a rat, and has long soft thick fur, of a uniform grizzled brown, except when (as is not uncommon) it is black.
Taran waved the grizzled man in and retreated to the bed, pulling the book free.