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  • The pictures are innovative, modern; yet they recall the silvery gleam of Diego Velázquez's armor, the golden-tinged, blue-gray sheen of Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin's fruit, the rugged, oily earth-tones of Rembrandt's shadows, and the mysteriousness of Johannes Vermeer.

    A Modern Movement Unto Himself

  • The soarer looked young, and very feminine, her shape shrouded by the golden-tinged green mist that acted as a garment.

    Darkness

  • At distance, what one saw was a golden-tinged oblong, rounded at the ends like a cigar, and shimmering delicately as it end-over-ended through space.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • It was one of those perfectly fine and radiant days of early summer, with a touch of easterly about the breeze, which means perhaps a drier air, and always seems to bring out the true colours of our countryside, as with a touch of ethereal golden-tinged varnish.

    Father Payne

  • The hair was very fair, golden-tinged, and had the appearance of being carefully dressed, though it was nature which laid those rows of soft curls so neatly on her head.

    Insulinde: Experiences of a Naturalist's Wife in the Eastern Archipelago

  • With those socks on, it seemed just as though he was walking the streets of the New Jerusalem, with heaven and stacks of silver-fringed and golden-tinged clouds beneath his feet, buried up to the eyes in floods of liquid moonshine.

    The Soldier Boy; or, Tom Somers in the Army A Story of the Great Rebellion

  • The dark pines, the soft-green firs, the golden-tinged birches, the hazels with their pale leaves, and the mountain ashes with their bunches of scarlet berries, arranged themselves on these in a variety of changing masses; while the Heimdal river, intoxicated with the floods of heaven, roared onward more impetuous and powerful than ever.

    Strife and Peace

  • billion­-dollar - enterprises that have been created on the back of direct-response TV advertising. golden-tinged ads on highfalutin network-television shows like the Super Bowl, from the "1984" spot to all those cute iPod commercials.

    Forbes.com: News

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