1 One uv 'em is white en shiny, en t'other one is black.'
2 It was all black, no gray; so was his long, mixed-up whiskers.
3 I looked away down-stream, and seen a black speck on the water.
4 The king's duds was all black, and he did look real swell and starchy.
5 His forehead was high, and his hair was black and straight and hung to his shoulders.
6 He said he'd cowhide me till I was black and blue if I didn't raise some money for him.
7 Store tobacco is flat black plug, but these fellows mostly chaws the natural leaf twisted.
8 De white one gits him to go right a little while, den de black one sail in en bust it all up.
9 The moon was so bright I could a counted the drift logs that went a-slipping along, black and still, hundreds of yards out from shore.
10 Every night we passed towns, some of them away up on black hillsides, nothing but just a shiny bed of lights; not a house could you see.
11 So next morning he got some big sheets of wrapping paper and some black paint, and drawed off some handbills, and stuck them up all over the village.
12 After a long time the rain let up, but the clouds stayed, and the lightning kept whimpering, and by and by a flash showed us a black thing ahead, floating, and we made for it.
13 I went up and set down on a log at the head of the island, and looked out on the big river and the black driftwood and away over to the town, three mile away, where there was three or four lights twinkling.
14 There was heaps of old greasy cards scattered around over the floor, and old whisky bottles, and a couple of masks made out of black cloth; and all over the walls was the ignorantest kind of words and pictures made with charcoal.
15 When the place was packed full the undertaker he slid around in his black gloves with his softy soothering ways, putting on the last touches, and getting people and things all ship-shape and comfortable, and making no more sound than a cat.
16 She was a big one, and she was coming in a hurry, too, looking like a black cloud with rows of glow-worms around it; but all of a sudden she bulged out, big and scary, with a long row of wide-open furnace doors shining like red-hot teeth, and her monstrous bows and guards hanging right over us.