If false colors are carried we must find it out because they carry no notice to warn us.
Men saw but little of false colors on the ladies' cheeks; upon their heads they wore bright bands of gold.
False facts, false colors, false names of persons and things, are its whole support.
There are no false colors, no borrowed plumes, no empty pretentions there.
Carelessness, prepossessions, and ignorance have disfigured them with false colors and foreign additions without number.
These are mighty captains, and flaunt their false colors in the daily newspapers which come to our firesides.
Hope and Memory delude the pilgrim in his journey, by the false colors with which they paint the scene before and behind him.
Yet how could I receive attention and kindness under these false colors?
The mere fact that we came from the Eternal City clothed us with brilliant but false colors.
Every one saw the nervous start he gave, but, though haggard and wild, he stuck to his false colors.