The word savage could not apply to anything so exquisitely dainty in manner and appearance; and yet one felt the long line of savage ancestry at the back of her, a wildness no other European nation would show in such a flower of its race.
The late afternoon found Mell indainty attire, seated on the front porch, gazing wistfully in the direction of the Bigge House.
There was a dainty little sail sweeping across just at the bend of the river; I have seen many since; I never forget that one.
Daisy, I used to think she was an extremely dainty and particular little person.
He had nothing in common with the dainty little room of lights and flowers and shining silver, and the smartly dressed couple who were dining there.
A daintytint of gray was considered more suitable, either to her own complexion or the age of the bridegroom.
The flowers faded and died unchanged in the vases, and there was no dainty woman's work lying about--that litter of white and colored shreds of silk and muslin, which give to a room an inhabited appearance.
A perfume of violets, and the more dainty scent of primroses, pervaded the garden.
Besides this rustic embarrassment which hung like a clog about me out-of-doors, within-doors I missed wofully the dainty feminine ways I had been used to.
There were of course none of the little dainty luxuries about it with which I was familiar in my mother's bedroom.
A delicate gray-silk dress, a dainty lace cap, a perfect self-possession, a dignified presence.
Half a dozen laughing children were chasing one another in noisy glee, their bright sashes and dainty dresses gleaming in the last rays of the golden orb.
But with Gibbie, and even with the dainty Ginevra, he could not yet bring himself to talk anything but his mother-tongue.
When she beheld all that I had accomplished she was amazed at my ability and the pluck shown by my making these dainty articles with pen and brush while sitting in bed.
For this kind act I am indebted to Miss Helen Weidersheim and her sister, Mrs. Gruenhagen, who had informed the ladies of the Exchange of the dainty work I had done.
Looking through the door of the dainty place you could not see the girl's face; for she had turned her head, and her chin was resting upon her slim, white hands, as she read from a book that lay upon her lap.
Presently he heard a rustle in the dry bushes beside him, and, looking he saw a fallow doe making her way with quick but dainty tread towards the lake.
This book is Miss Bell's best effort, and most in the line of what we hope to see her proceed in, dainty and keen and bright, and always full of the fine warmth and tenderness of splendid womanhood.
Through curtains beyond was the bath-room, with every dainty requisite that a woman of fashion could desire.
Her face was beautiful, with a singular and weird beauty which owed nothing of its fascinations to the ordinary charms of delicate outlines and dainty coloring.
Minny made flannel shirts for him, and he wore them: she trimmed his moccasins, and the dainty cambric ruffles which he wore when in grand costume were got up by her hands.
She cast a sad and wistful glance around the daintyroom and on its glittering contents.
On Monday morning Mary had a dainty breakfast all ready for them at seven o'clock, and Patsy and her father departed with light hearts for their work.
In the cosy chamber of an apartment located in a fashionable quarter of New York Louise Merrick reclined upon a couch, dressed in a dainty morning gown and propped and supported by a dozen embroidered cushions.
She wore a gray dress with white collar and white apron and cap, and seemed so dainty and sweet that the Major and Uncle John approved her at once.