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" ... not very easy to describe. His face was round and plump ; his nose small, not flat like the negroes ; a very good mouth, thin lips, and his fine teeth well set, and white as ivory. "
Imperial Desire: Dissident Sexualities and Colonial Literature - Page 9
by Philip Holden, Richard R. Ruppel
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The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe - Crusoe, Robinson (Fictitious character) - 1913 - 383 pages
...America are, but of a bright kind of a dun olive color, that had in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and...lips, and his fine teeth well set, and white as ivory. After he had slumbered, rather than slept, about half an hour, he waked again, and comes out of the...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1917 - 512 pages
...in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and plump ; 15 his nose small, not flat like the negroes ; a very...lips, and his fine teeth well set, and white as ivory. After he had slumbered, rather than slept, about halfan-hour, he waked again, and comes out of the...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 3

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Children's literature - 1922
...America are, but of a bright kind of a dun-olive color, that had in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and...mouth, thin lips, and his fine teeth well set, and as white as ivory. After he had slumbered, rather than slept, about half an hour, he awoke again, and...
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Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe - Juvenile Fiction - 1983 - 368 pages
...America are, but of a bright kind of a dun olive color, that had in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and...lips, and his fine teeth well set, and white as ivory. After he had slumbered, rather than slept, about half an hour, he waked again, and came out of the...
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Growth, Profits and Property: Essays in the Revival of Political Economy

Edward J. Nell - Business & Economics - 1984 - 304 pages
...in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. Her face was round and plump; her nose small, not flat like the Negroes', a very good mouth, thin lips, and her fine teeth well set, and white as ivory. Robinson has a gun. but he cannot rule by force alone...
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The Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations

David Grambs - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 412 pages
...America are; but of a bright kind of a dun olive colour that had in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and...lips, and his fine teeth well set, and white as ivory. DANIEL DEFOE, Robinson Crusoe Marineau was a handsome tall man, somewhat in the Levantine style, with...
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Textual Intervention: Critical and Creative Strategies for Literary Studies

Rob Pope - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 213 pages
...of dun olive colour that had in it something very agreeahle, though not I o very easy to descrihe. His face was round and plump; his nose small, not...lips, and his fine teeth well set, and white as ivory. After he had slumhered, rather than slept, ahout half an hour, he waked again, and comes out of the...
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The English Literatures of America, 1500-1800

Myra Jehlen, Michael Warner - History - 1997 - 1118 pages
...America are, but of a bright kind of a dun olive-color, that had in it something very agreeable, though not very easy to describe. His face was round and...mouth, thin lips, and his fine teeth well set, and as white as ivory. After he had slumbered, rather than slept, about half an hour he awoke again, and...
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Signs of Masculinity: Men in Literature 1700 to the Present

Antony Rowland, Emma Liggins, Eriks Uskalis - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 274 pages
...an ugly yellow nauseous tawny, as the Brasilians, and Virgintans, and other Natives of America are. but of a bright kind of dun olive Colour, that had...Lips, and his fine Teeth well set. and white as Ivory . (pp. 205-06) This superlative description is both misleading and ambiguous, at best That Friday is...
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Signs of Masculinity: Men in Literature 1700 to the Present

Antony Rowland, Emma Liggins, Eriks Uskalis - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 274 pages
...an ugly yellow nauseous tawny, as the Brasilians, and Virginians, and other Natives of America are; but of a bright kind of dun olive Colour, that had...thin Lips, and his fine Teeth well set, and white as 1vory, (pp.205-06) This superlative description is both misleading and ambiguous, at best. That Friday...
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