The walls were hung with white silk, upon which flocks of black crows were embroidered in black diamonds.
It is the reason, I believe, why some people allude to coal as "black diamonds."
Looking down upon the charcoal-burners, they had gleamed like black diamonds; in talking, their soft glow waxed and waned.
"No, it was only pleasure," said the young man, his eyes like black diamonds.
In his anxiety to avoid the coal man, Ned did not notice an open hole down which the black diamonds were being shoveled.
Mr. and Mrs. Blackwell had laid in fifteen tons of black diamonds.
And from that time forth he brought up his black diamonds from the centre of the earth by machinery!
Of the face he saw only a narrow slit between her handkerchief and hat-brim, amid which her eyes gleamed like black diamonds.
The haircloth furniture gave out gleams like black diamonds under the light of the lamp.
To the black diamonds of her coal-fields Australia will owe more of her future progress than to her auriferous products.