Sentence Examples with the word swart

A guerrilla war was still carried on by his subjects, but their principal leader, the chief Panglima Polim, was captured in 1907; in1908-1910the condition of Achin under the military rule of General Swart was one of almost unbroken peace, and taxes were regularly paid.

Less swart in aspect, the companions of this figure were of that vivid, tiger-yellow complexion peculiar to some of the aboriginal natives of the Manillas;--a race notorious for a certain diabolism of subtilty, and by some honest white mariners supposed to be the paid spies and secret confidential agents on the water of the devil, their lord, whose counting-room they suppose to be elsewhere.

But with all their eyes again riveted upon the swart Fedallah and his crew, the inmates of the other boats obeyed not the command.

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A terror to the smiling innocence of the villages through which he floats; his swart visage and bold swagger are not unshunned in cities.