Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. contenance, countenaunce, demeanor, composure, F. contenance, demeanor, fr. L. continentia, continence, LL. also, demeanor, fr. L. continere, to hold together, repress, contain. See Contain, and cf. Continence
Esperance in that dress, with that sunburnt countenance!
"Monte-Cristo's Daughter" by Edmund Flagg
When he had searched that to its deepest recesses he stopped and looked up with a beaming countenance.
"The Fugitives" by R.M. Ballantyne
His countenance bore the indications of heartrending sorrow.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
His manner was refined, and the expression of his countenance denoted an amiable and gentle disposition.
"John Deane of Nottingham" by W.H.G. Kingston
Her sweet countenance showed me how much she felt for the boy.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
The sexton noticed the deathly paleness of Luke's countenance, but he fancied it might proceed from the tinge of the sallow moonlight.
"Rookwood" by William Harrison Ainsworth
Her distorted countenance exhibited the agonies she must have suffered.
"Won from the Waves" by W.H.G. Kingston
It wreathes the countenance of every doer of good.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
He turned his gloomy eyes upon the glowing countenance of Triboulet.
"Under the Rose" by Frederic Stewart Isham
His countenance was perplexed and anxious.
"The Hour and the Man" by Harriet Martineau
Oh! yes, I love the sunshine!
Like kindness, or like mirth,
Upon a human countenance,
Is sunshine on the earth.
"The Sunshine" by Mary Botham Howitt
Our thoughts lie open to Thy sight;
And, naked to Thy glance,
Our secret sins are in the light
Of Thy pure countenance.
"Our Master" by John Greenleaf Whittier
They preach men should not faint, but pray,
And seek until they find;
But God is very far away,
Nor is his countenance kind.
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
Hast thou no care for this one child,
This thinking, living need?
Or is thy countenance only mild,
Thy heart not love indeed?
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
The words, for tender heart so sore,
His voice did seem to rue;
The gentle wrath his countenance wore,
With her had not to do.
"The Syrophenician Woman" by George MacDonald
Command her soul to advance
And inform the shape
Which has made escape
And before my countenance
Answers me glance for glance—-
"Mesmerism" by Robert Browning
Heidi, the cross-eyed opossum , whose cute but confused countenance warmed hearts around the world, has passed away.
But Chief Wahoo 's smiling countenance has overseen it all, never to be called for account.
This salad features the last of the winter citrus, but its countenance is bright and spring-fresh.
For the most part, I find that the great majority suffer from a surfeit of oak, superfluity of alcohol, and countenances so fat, bold & buttery that they overpower any food with which they come in contact.
LAS VEGAS — His familiar smiling countenance unchanged since New Orleans Hornets fans last expressed their love, and most recently their disdain, Chris Paul said he understands conflicted emotions.
We instantly try to decode their speech, ethnicity, countenance, clothing, etc.
Host Howie Nave points to this week's Harveys Tahoe Improv headliner, Rocky LaPorte, as Ron Morey has an exageratedly friendly countenance.
Rumors of a Romney run at the presidency six years ago allowed Jacob Weisberg in Slate to say shamelessly that American should not countenance a Mormon candidate because of his or her Mormonism.
Men of rugged, insouciant, determined countenance.
In this paper we present new algorithms, based on Random Matrix Theory that countenance extracting potentially useful factors in macroeconomic time series.
A Random Matrix Approach to Dynamic Factors in macroeconomic data
Vysotsky for the discussion of this letter, valuable remarks and countenance as well as S.S.
Comment on the paper "Semiclassical Dirac Theory of Tunnel Ionization" (by N.Milosevic, V.P.Krainov, and T.Brabec)
By way of comparison, (2.2) and (2.5) countenance a certain amount of error in our knowledge of the distribution.
Robustness of multiple testing procedures against dependence
However that is what will likely happen from the transformation property of the G unless the various parts carry precisely the correct dependence on M and, as stressed previously, one countenances some k2 dependence in SΓS .
A critique of the gauge technique
Most constructivists are willing to countenance certain forms of choice; and, as we will see, one seems to be compelled to use some amount of choice if one can no longer reason impredicatively.