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  • She set up a large silver tray with three blue-rimmed Rosenthal cups, three silver spoons, a pair of silver clawed tongs and a small white bowl filled with chunks of candied sugar.

    Coppet, Switzerland — April 2000

  • Pain—his pain—had dilated her eyes to blue-rimmed pools of black/night.

    Etched in Bone

  • Given the lousy advance billing, Paul was completely unprepared for the beauty of the medieval fortress city and, visible in the distance, the blue-rimmed mountains, which were “incandescant and dreamlike.”

    A Covert Affair

  • I remember that because she had given me tea in her little room; the teapot and the large, blue-rimmed cups with oranges on them were still upon the table.

    Movie Night

  • The installation was a provocative one, consisting as it did of nothing more than four clear, blue-rimmed Dannon lids, each attached to one of four walls of an otherwise empty room in the gallery.

    Hey, Are Those The Real Yogurt Caps?

  • Gone are the ghosting images, the red and blue-rimmed actors.

    Jenna Busch: Is 3D the Wave of the Future?

  • But there was more of intelligence -- of sinister cunning and evil intent in those blue-rimmed eyes than in the most despicable and villainous of mortals.

    "Microcosmic Buccaneers" by Harl Vincent, part 4

  • The glazed dead eyes of the drowned were hard to forget, the blue-rimmed lips and the look of surprise etched on skin as yellow as tallow.

    Sepulchre

  • The man across from him was in his late forties and balding, wore narrow blue-rimmed glasses and had pursed lips like someone sucking a milk shake through a straw.

    The Zero

  • He peers uncertainly at his hand through blue-rimmed glasses, then taps the table with his fingertips.

    Will Drugs Make Us Smarter and Happier? | Impact Lab

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