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  • n. Alternative spelling of ashes of rose.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Money had been spent without stint to produce beauty in its most subtle expression; each window framed a view of sea or sky or of sunlighted trees; the walls, the hangings, the rugs were of that ashes-of-rose tint which give light to an interior without glare.

    Glory of Youth

  • Wherever those ashes-of-rose balls hung on their milky stalks, the air about them was saturated with their breath.

    O Pioneers!

  • Mr. Brady promised to acquaint the ashes-of-rose donor, if the prized article should be among the two trunks of goods now on the way from

    Behind the scenes,

  • Proclamation, she sent to Mrs. Lincoln an ashes-of-rose shawl, which was manufactured in

    Behind the scenes,

  • Below her golden forehead hovered a thin cloud-veil, of pale lilac; and we had gone a long way down the mountain before the ineffable colour burned to ashes-of-rose.

    The Princess Passes

  • Before leaving the lady said that, at the time when there was a hesitancy about the President issuing the Emancipation Proclamation, she sent to Mrs. Lincoln an ashes-of-rose shawl, which was manufactured in

    Behind the Scenes or, Thirty years a slave, and Four Years in the White House

  • The great white Casino, with the constant _va et vient_ to and from the open doorway; the bubbly domes of the fantastically Moorish cafĂ© across the way; the velvet grass, unnaturally green in the electric light; the flower beds in the garden a mosaic floor of coloured jewels; the air blue as a gauze veil, with diamonds shining through its meshes; and over all a serene arch of hyacinth sky, pulsing with smouldering ashes-of-rose just above the purple line of mountain-tops.

    The Princess Passes

  • Mr. Brady promised to acquaint the ashes-of-rose donor, if the prized article should be among the two trunks of goods now on the way from Chicago. "

    Behind the Scenes or, Thirty years a slave, and Four Years in the White House

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