Beauty is not skin deep: it is the philosophy of the poet which is shallow.
That his reform is skin deep, and that, like all other serpents, he sloughs his skin once a year.
Elsie Herbert had it, and Angèle was veneered with it, though in her case he knew quite well that the polish was only skin deep.
The pride was only skin deep; the pluck was part of the heroic element in Annie.
The self-conscious humility was only skin deep, and covered the utmost intellectual arrogance.
But a smile that is only skin deep is not a true smile, but only a superficial grin.
The resemblance is only skin deep, however, and Whiting's music has a mind of its own.
Yet, notwithstanding these, his Jacobitism was but skin deep.
The Republican party is the first party that knew enough to know that humanity is more than skin deep.
Most persons will conclude that her beauty is not even "skin deep."