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  • Miss Kelly sat opposite her on a faded-looking leather armchair.

    Brooklyn

  • They are taped from TV syndication, probably in the late '80s or early '90s; they're decent quality if a little faded-looking.

    WKRP Episode: "Rumors"

  • Hanna, the lonely woman in another faded-looking dress.

    Personal Demons

  • The movie mostly has value for having so many jazz musicians in it in glorious Technicolor, which obviously doesn't come through very strongly in this faded-looking clip.

    A Challenge For Jazz Experts...

  • And from there he saw Mrs. Griffiths approaching him, a bland and angular and faded-looking woman.

    An American Tragedy

  • She pointed to some faded-looking cards which proved to be imaginary views of Alum Bay done in variegated sand.

    The Trespasser

  • She was very thin, and faded-looking, still pretty, though, perhaps, had been stunning, once, with her large eyes and her cheekbones.

    Quiller Bamboo

  • One was a period piece, a daguerreotype of a faded-looking woman in the dress of the middle nineteenth century.

    Two in Time

  • Certain tents were closed then because they contained things that would be known only to grown people but she had looked with interest at the advertising on the closed tents, at the faded-looking pictures on the canvas of people in tights, with stiff stretched composed faces like the faces of the martyrs waiting to have their tongues cut out by the Roman soldier.

    AGoodManIsHardToFindAndOtherStories

  • Her heart gave a sudden bound, as if it were going to jump away from her without so much as saying by your leave, and turning quickly, she saw, not the old woman -- although the voice had sounded curiously like hers -- but a quaint pale-faced little man, with small faded-looking blue eyes that blinked in the moonlight as if the brightest of June-day suns had been shining upon him.

    Harper's Young People, January 13, 1880 An Illustrated Weekly

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