swart englannista suomeksi
1400s: Occleve|Thomas Occleve, ''Hymns to the Virgin''
- Men schalle then sone se / Att mydday hytt shalle swarte be
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
(RQ:Shakespeare King John)
1819, Keats|John Keats, ''Otho the Great'', Act II, Scene I, verses 91-92
- I'll choose a gaoler, whose swart monstrous face
- Shall be a hell to look upon (..)
1836, (w), ''Old Ticonderoga''
- The merry soldiers footing it with the swart savage maids
1925 (w), "Canto I"
- (..) unpierced ever
- With glitter of sun rays
- Nor with stars stretched, nor looking back from heaven
- Swartest night stretched over wretched men there.
1905, Samuel Major Gardenhire, ''The Silence of Mrs. Harrold - Page 277'':
- The keeping eunuchs were at back, solemn in stately rows, bespeared and bescimitared, the Danish, Irish, and German of their countenances lost in the daub which made them swart.
1906, Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany|Lord Dunsany, ''Time and the Gods''
- Suddenly the swart figure of Time stood up before the gods, with both hands dripping with blood and a red sword dangling idly from his fingers, and said: “Sardathrion is gone! I have overthrown it!”
Black or dark dyestuff.
1646, Browne|Thomas Browne, ''Pseudodoxia Epidemica''
- (..) the heate of the Sun, whose fervor may swarte a living part, and even black a dead or dissolving flesh,
(obsolete spelling of)
1587: Raphael Holinshed, ''Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland'' http://www.archive.org/stream/holinshedschroni01holipage/356/mode/1up
- Howbeit where the rocks and quarrie grounds are, I take the swart of the earth to be so thin, that no tree of anie greatnesse, other than shrubs and bushes, is able to grow or prosper long therein for want of sufficient moisture wherewith to feed them with fresh humour, or at the leastwise of mould (..)
Variant of (m).
Dark, oppressive, blackened.
Black-skinned, swarthy; having dark skin.
Bruised, heavily wounded.