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  • The mountains in the distance were obscured by a haze of earth-brown smog.

    Fatal Error

  • The bigger earth-brown dots represented the burnt stumps of trees and bushes, and the charred roots of grasses.

    Wildwood

  • A tiny, earth-brown wren has come up from a narrow crevice splitting the turf at the cliff edge.

    A Year on the Wing

  • Darling du jour: Dusty afternoon sunlight shaded her copper-toned skin to speckled bronze, pooling in the hollows above her collarbone, bringing out the red threads in her earth-brown linen shirt.

    between the rock and the cold, cold sea -- Day

  • Being earth-brown, earth-golden from the burning bowels of the earth

    D. H. Lawrence

  • The silk of frayed banners battered her; she was drowned in their colors: blood-red, black of night, heaven-blue, mist-silver, fiery-gold-sun, death-white, earth-brown, seedling-green, and the rich violet of the twilight sky just before night envelops the last light of day.

    Spirit Gate

  • The half-naked men began to reach for their serapes: white serapes, with borders of blue and earth-brown bars, and dark fringe.

    The Plumed Serpent

  • Yamagata's earth-brown eyes focused on her at last.

    Moonwar

  • Finally, he sets his mug down and refills it, following the tea with an enormous dollop of honey from the server, an earth-brown squat pitcher that matches neither the mugs nor the teapot.

    The Magic Engineer

  • He peered toward the northwest through his binoculars and saw dense waves of earth-brown figures advancing across a shallow depression.

    Panzer Aces

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