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  • Ghost hunter lady gets to watch the history of the freaky murders first hand (cause now she's dead) and gets to hang out for all eternity in a bluish-black and white world with this family of people who have been dead for 20 years.

    Back from Camping

  • Her pallor and the bluish-black shadows under her eyes made her appear old and frail and sick.

    Lifted

  • Her travel-weary suit was traded for a thob aswad, a bluish-black voluminous dress with broad sleeves and deep, pointed lapels.

    The Black Madonna

  • The insistent cawing of black crows brought my attention to the cloudless blue sky and the bluish-black wings of the birds circling above us.

    No Mercy

  • He must have gone walkabout when I insisted on excluding him from using the toilet with me and discovered a cache of office supplies because I just looked over at my brand new, deliciously antique carpet and saw a bluish-black smear of ink from a pen cartridge he has chewed to pulp.

    Vicki Iovine: Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce: I Hate Dogs, Especially Mine!

  • "They're fireflies," says Timon, "that got stuck in that big bluish-black thing."

    How Kids See the World

  • He was crawling on top of the other, sticking fingers in its mouth and collapsing on top of the little bluish-black body.

    Angels of a Lower Flight

  • It was so freezing, patches of bluish-black appeared all over my leg.

    cooltwinz Diary Entry

  • Tall and willow lithe, their bluish-black hair falling in ringlets just below their white shoulders, their clear eyes of forget-me-not blue, and skins of extraordinary fineness and purity — they were singularly attractive.

    The Moon Pool

  • Leaving Kulabi, we traversed a naked, red, loamy plain, over which the wind from the heights of Usagara, now rising a bluish-black jumble of mountains in our front, howled most fearfully.

    How I Found Livingstone

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