1 In her face were too sharply blended the delicate features of her mother, a Coast aristocrat of French descent, and the heavy ones of her florid Irish father.
2 As she had intended, Gerald was startled by the sound; then he recognized her, and a look both sheepish and defiant came over his florid face.
3 "'Tis the Tarleton ladies," he announced to his daughters, his florid face abeam, for excepting Ellen there was no lady in the County he liked more than the red-haired Mrs. Tarleton.
4 She knew that his elaborate gallantries and his florid speeches were all done with his tongue in his cheek.
5 She looked into Gerald's putty-colored face and, for the first time in her life, she saw him unshaven, his once florid face covered with silvery bristles.
6 His words brought up Gerald's florid face and bellowing voice so clearly.
7 The only habitable structures to be seen were the florid red-brick Catholic church and rectory at the end of Main Street.
8 He was a smooth and florid personage, elegantly dressed, and he spoke their language freely, which gave him a great advantage in dealing with them.
9 "Tommy" Hinds, as he was known to his intimates, was a squat little man, with broad shoulders and a florid face, decorated with gray side whiskers.
10 The decisive expression of her great florid face satisfied her and she thought of some mothers she knew who could not get their daughters off their hands.
11 The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern.
12 Mr. Hubbard was a florid, red-whiskered little man, whose admiration for art was considerably tempered by the inveterate impecuniosity of most of the artists who dealt with him.
13 In all probability the murderer had a florid face, and the finger-nails of his right hand were remarkably long.
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14 The solitary exception was the New Church; a stuccoed edifice with a square steeple over the door, terminating in four short pinnacles like florid wooden legs.
15 Their style is clear, masculine, and smooth, but not florid; for they avoid nothing more than multiplying unnecessary words, or using various expressions.