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  • Mostly, usually, Otterness's Moby Dick is bronze, its copper-brown color far from the white of its literary model.

    Allan M. Jalon: Arts Lust: The Otterness Blizzard

  • Sunglare on the ice, camp smoke, and weather beat had burned his face to a copper-brown, so that her father was as fair as he, while she was fairer.

    THE MARRIAGE TO LIT-LIT

  • He was a bearded man, with cheeks and brow bronzed to copper-brown, and in him Van Brunt knew his kind.

    IN THE FOREST OF THE NORTH

  • Unlike her unruly waist-length copper-brown locks, his fell back into perfect place the instant he drew his hand away.

    The Haunting

  • When autumn arrives there will be gold and red and copper-brown everywhere, and the house will smell of pie and preserves, and we will have pillow fights in front of the huge window seat that looks out over the back yard and the world beyond.

    jaxraven Diary Entry

  • Generally it was a genial copper-brown; now it was

    The Complete Father Brown

  • Deprived of sunlight, the starry freckles had faded from her face, and her copper-brown hair had grown in black.

    SNOW

  • Generally it was a genial copper-brown; now it was a sickly yellow.

    The Father Brown Omnibus

  • Toni noticed that the laughing eyes in his copper-brown face were an extraordinary smokey green color.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Or perhaps a string of women would pass, going to the well: heavy-set peasant-girls, copper-brown, erect under their water-pots with strong marelike buttocks protruded.

    Burmese Days

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