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  • In Water Doll, a golden-maned beauty has an almost spiritual glow as the brilliant sun spotlights her from above.

    Patricia Ciaffa Peyser: Drown the Dolls: Daena Title at Koplin Del Rio

  • Gloves of thin black leather went on to cover the golden-maned heads on the backs of his hands and the herons branded on his palms.

    A Crown of Swords

  • Raising one fist, he thrust his arm out of a crimson coatsleeve enough to make the golden-maned Dragon's fore end plainly visible.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • With his hands above his head on the smooth stone window frame, his coatsleeves fell down to reveal the front part of the figure wrapped around each forearm: a golden-maned, serpentine creature with eyes like the sun, scaled in scarlet and gold, each foot tipped with five golden claws.

    The Fires of Heaven

  • They looked at him, a foot taller than the tallest of them, pale as snow, golden-maned.

    Dreams of Steel

  • Knight Invisible jumped upon the horse and said to the prince: "Take this magic sword and attack the troops from the left, and I upon my golden-maned horse will attack them from the right."

    Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore

  • With the terrible weight of the ship upon their shoulders the Argonauts made their way across the desert, following the tracks of Poseidon's golden-maned horse.

    The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

  • He was also the proud possessor of a swift, golden-maned steed called Gull-top, which bore him to and fro over the quivering rainbow bridge.

    Myths of the Norsemen From the Eddas and Sagas

  • Then would mountain, gods, and goddesses dissolve, -- as in fact they did dissolve ages ago before the eyes of millions who had thought them real, -- and in their places perhaps would come a procession of golden-maned lions, at the description of which would Madge take pretended fright.

    Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall

  • The golden-maned All-Pro had been the butt of non-stop jokes since turning up at the beginning of least season with stringy locks hanging over his eyes.

    NY Daily News

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