Dark skinned women in braids and brightly colored clothes gazed expressionlessly from their work as the horses passed them.
They waited in silence while he skinned the fox, then followed the brush a while, and at length turned off into the woods again.
Damian turned in time to see the vamp Charlie struggling to drag a skinned deer carcass across the threshold.
Romas's people were fair skinned with light hair in varying shades of blond and red.
The criminal laws were of extreme severity, even petty theft being punished by the thief being enslaved to the person he had robbed, while to steal a tobacco pouch or twenty ears of corn was death; he who pilfered in the market was then and there beaten to death, and he who insulted Xipe, the god of the goldand silversmiths, by stealing his precious metal, was skinned alive and sacrificed to the offended deity.
The wretched captives were then chained and left in the court of the pashas house; and on the following morning the heads of their comrades who had perished the day before were skinned and stuffed with straw before their eyes.