1 There was a mocking smile on the bloated face which seemed to drive me mad.
2 He must be awfully old, for his face is all gnarled and twisted like the bark of a tree.
3 I did not see the face, but I knew the man by the neck and the movement of his back and arms.
4 Just then a heavy cloud passed across the face of the moon, so that we were again in darkness.
5 The passenger turned his face away, at the same time putting out his two fingers and crossing himself.
6 It is only when a man feels himself face to face with such horrors that he can understand their true import.
7 When the Count saw my face, his eyes blazed with a sort of demoniac fury, and he suddenly made a grab at my throat.
8 They were driven by a tall man, with a long brown beard and a great black hat, which seemed to hide his face from us.
9 His face fell, and I could see a warning of danger in it, for there was a sudden fierce, sidelong look which meant killing.
10 The sight seemed to paralyse me, and the shovel turned in my hand and glanced from the face, merely making a deep gash above the forehead.
11 I seemed somehow to know her face, and to know it in connection with some dreamy fear, but I could not recollect at the moment how or where.
12 The last glimpse I had was of the bloated face, blood-stained and fixed with a grin of malice which would have held its own in the nethermost hell.
13 His face was deathly pale, and the lines of it were hard like drawn wires; the thick eyebrows that met over the nose now seemed like a heaving bar of white-hot metal.
14 There was no lethal weapon at hand, but I seized a shovel which the workmen had been using to fill the cases, and lifting it high, struck, with the edge downward, at the hateful face.
15 The foolhardiness or ignorance of her officers was a prolific theme for comment whilst she remained in sight, and efforts were made to signal her to reduce sail in face of her danger.
16 Then he took up my two and placed them with his own, and put by his writing materials, after which, the instant the door had closed behind him, I leaned over and looked at the letters, which were face down on the table.
17 But my very feelings changed to repulsion and terror when I saw the whole man slowly emerge from the window and begin to crawl down the castle wall over that dreadful abyss, face down with his cloak spreading out around him like great wings.
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