The following box contains some adjectival phrases which describe 'NOSES'. The phrases marked in italics have been used in preparing the ten multiple choice questions from 651 to 660. PL. try to fill in the blanks found in the quotes of the Classic Writers and note down your selections on a piece of paper. If necessary, you can compare them with the answers by clicking: Click: mcquestansyb.blogspot.com/search/label/#2366.
LIST OF ADJECTIVAL PHRASES DESCRIBING 'NOSES' (More will be added)
aquiline nose (eagle like, curved like the nose of an eagle), arched nose
beaky nose (Punch Magazine), black nose
false nose, fat nose, flat nose, flattened nose (Honore de Balzac)
hooked nose, holy nose
noble nose [William Schwenk Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan]
Pendulous nose, pert nose, pierced nose, pink nose, pointed nose, perforated nose
precious nose, pretty nose, pronounced nose, protracted nose, purplish nose (Cleveland Moffett)
red nose, reddened nose, rubican nose
sharp nose, snubby nose [Author: Laura Rountree Smith], splendid nose
square nose, straight nose, stubby nose, sunburnt nose
tame nose, tapered nose, truncated nose
Well-shaped nose, wondrous nose, wrinkled nose
651. "Withal it is an exceeding _________ nose, thus, and so, all in one place, at the end," proceeded Yi Chin Ho. "Your excellency would seek far and wide and many a day for that nose and find it not." "An unusual nose," admitted the Governor. [Jack London in his stories]
652. His countenance was of a dark snuff-color, and he had a long ______ nose, pea eyes, a wide mouth, and an excellent set of teeth, which latter he seemed anxious of displaying, as he was grinning from ear to ear. [Edgar Allan Poe in his 'The Devil in the Belfry'.]
653. And he wove him a ________ Nose,--
A Nose as strange as a Nose could be!
Of vast proportions and painted red,
And tied with cords to the back of his head. [Edward Lear in his lyric 'The Dong with a luminous nose']
654. God A is represented as a figure with an exposed, bony spine, _________ nose and grinning teeth.[10-1] It is plainly to be seen that the head of
this god represents a skull and that the spine is that of a skeleton. [Paul Schellhas in his 'Representation of deities in Maya Manuscripts'>.
655. Miss Agnes Brendon gave a little upward lift to her small ____ nose as she exclaimed: "Tilly Morris, you don't mean to say that you don't know who the Pelhams are?" [Nora Perry in her 'A Flock of Girls and Boys'].
656. The dead body of a man, with a thin grizzled beard, an ________ nose, and big eyes with the eyelids closed, was lying on the floor. [Leo Tolstoy in his story 'The YOung Tsar'].
657. All went smoothly until the prophetess happened to see the Professor's ________ nose, fiery red from the four days' run in wind and rain, and said warningly,-- "You are too fond of good eating and drinking; you drink too much, and unless you are more temperate you will die in twenty years." That was too much for the Professor, whose occasional glass of beer--a habit left over from his student days--would not discolor the nose of a humming-bird. [Arthur Jerome Eddy in his novel 'Two thousand miles of an automobile'.]
658. The younger Bunner sister, who was a little taller than her
elder, had a more __________ nose, but a weaker slope of mouth and
chin. She still permitted herself the frivolity of waving her pale
hair, and its tight little ridges, stiff as the tresses of an
Assyrian statue, were flattened under a dotted veil which ended at
the tip of her cold-reddened nose.[Edith Wharton in his 'Bunner Sisters'.]
659. And he was white-skinned with fine, silky hair that had darkened from fair, and a slightly ______ nose of an old country family. They were a beautiful couple. [D.H. Lawrence in his 'ngland, My England'.]
660. A very learned man was Father Hogan, especially in casting out
devils, and a portly, good-looking man too, only he had a large
_______ nose, which people said he got by making over free with
the cratur in sacret.[George Borrow in his 'Wild Wales'.]
NO OTHER AUTHOR USED THIS ADJECTIVE TO DESCRIBE A NOSE.