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beard

These are the lips of the lake, on which no beard grows.

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"I can't imagine you with a beard," she finally said.

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In his eyes the beard was a symbol of the old regime, and as such it must be removed.

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On the importance attached to the beard, see Ency.

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Their opinion and practice will be best represented in the words of one of their early teachers (quoted by Gibbon, Decline and Fall, c. 63): "When thou art alone in thy cell shut thy door, and seat thyself in a corner; raise thy mind above all things vain and transitory; recline thy beard and chin on thy breast; turn thine eyes and thy thought towards the middle of thy belly, the region of the navel (6j4 aXos); and search the place of the heart, the seat of the soul.

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Their opinion and practice will be best represented in the words of one of their early teachers (quoted by Gibbon, Decline and Fall, c. 63): "When thou art alone in thy cell shut thy door, and seat thyself in a corner; raise thy mind above all things vain and transitory; recline thy beard and chin on thy breast; turn thine eyes and thy thought towards the middle of thy belly, the region of the navel (6j4 aXos); and search the place of the heart, the seat of the soul.

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The Rajput wears a full beard and whiskers, usually parted in the middle.

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The Rajput wears a full beard and whiskers, usually parted in the middle.

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"I suppose so," he said, "and the full beard, no doubt."

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During their travels the beard was allowed to grow, and they prepared for departure by confession and communion.

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The beard is frequently dyed with henna and indigo for much the same reasons as in Europe by elderly men; this is entirely optional.

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His servant was also a yellow, wrinkled old man, without beard or mustache, evidently not because he was shaven but because they had never grown.

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His thin face with its short, thick black beard looked angry.

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"He should pay folks off properly," a thin workingman, with frowning brows and a straggly beard, was saying.

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Paule, as of "middle stature, strong and well shaped, of a grave countenance and brown complexion, black hair and eyes, his beard neither long nor thick."

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The orthodox Conservatives and some democrats who were jealous of his influence, while afraid to beard the great statesman himself, combined to assail his nearest friends.

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Aubrey describes him as "of a very fair, clear sanguine complexion, with a long beard as white as milk - a very handsome man - tall and slender.

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Some curious distance-phenomena connected with electric sparks were observed in 1875 by Edison (who referred them to a supposed new " aetheric force "), and confirmed by Beard, S.

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The beard is sparse, and, with the exception of the moustache, which is sometimes worn, especially in central Tibet, it is plucked out with tweezers.

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The beard is parted in the middle and carried up each side of the face to the top of the head.

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