Other jewelers are said to shout, “Benvenuto is the glory of our art, and before his tints we must duly bare our heads.”
The forests are not without their peculiar attractions; the changes and number of tints are very remarkable.
And the shapes of their leaves were as varied as their tints.
Let not the shellfish think to build his house of that alone; and pray, what are its tints to him?
All the tints had turned dirty grey in this cupboard, rotting with dust and damp.
Beyond that the tints darkened into fine gradations of vultramarine and faded into vague obscurity.
They are not drawn with the pencil of fancy, nor, I trust, colored with the tints of prejudice.
I have called the color silvery, but that is only one of the tints which the sand assumes.
In addition to these two tints it also comes in a very pronounced blue.
It consists of the tints or shades of one or more hues and gray.