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  • They wore rich robes of many colors: cerulian blue and mandrake green, purple, dove gray, and russet.

    The Night Of the Solstice

  • The smell of a dewy summer morning, and watching the sunrise, bright and clear, into that perfect cerulian, summer sky.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Behind it, are the artificial ultramarines; and behind them again, cobalt and cerulian blue.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • They are divisible into three classes -- the stannic cerulian blue, the aluminous cobalt blues, and the siliceous smalts.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • We struck a faint trail leading to the foot-hills where the barren ridges overlooked the sparkling sea -- a vast cerulian expanse without a single fleck of a white sail.

    The Great White Tribe in Filipinia

  • Even if the pajamas are a fashionable cerulian blue with tastefully spaced red and yellow

    Sun Bloggers

  • The women were very fair compared to the men, and their cerulian tint was far from being disagreeable, as it gave a transparency to their complexions; but none of them could be compared to the king's daughter, who was nearly white, and of the most perfect symmetry in feature and in form; her auburn hair was so long, that it hung down to the bottom of her dress, and was ornamented with small chains and ornaments of polished steel, which were entwined in its tresses.

    The Pacha of Many Tales

  • "Then Painter! draw cerulian Coventry Keeper, or rather Chancellor o 'th' sea And more exactly to express his hue,

    Diary of Samuel Pepys, February 1667/68

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