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He was a slim saturnine-faced man with cigaret-ash stain on a coat lapel.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The dark, saturnine stranger had shrunk away into the background of his life, and no longer seemed of importance to him.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
I saw him as he strode through the little village, looking neither to right nor left, saturnine of countenance.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
And by the door stood Billy, watching them all like an evil spirit, with a leer of saturnine malice on his evil face.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
The driver, a lean saturnine man who seemed to be forever chewing gum, began to prepare coffee.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
One of Hollister's men was a lean, saturnine logger, past fifty, whose life had been spent in the woods of the Pacific Coast.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He was a tall, black-eyed man, with the dark, saturnine face of an Indian.
--AND DEVIOUS THE LINE OF DUTYTOM GODWIN
Of the influence formerly attributed to the planets, traces survive in such epithets as mercurial, jovial, saturnine.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
This explanation that Diogo, with a saturnine air, gave to Malco, further increased his fury.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
But he was unhappy, saturnine, and generally silent except when closeted with his ancient mentor.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
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