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  • Id rustled up some stretchy double-knit nineteen-sixties slacks and a glittery tube-top, and then added gray-tinted heart-shaped sunglasses to subdue the color of my eyes.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • The man in question had gray-tinted skin with patches of black.

    Savor Me Slowly

  • The goals at each end had black rims and gray-tinted retractable glass backboards suspended from the ceiling.

    Getting Open

  • It was the inside of a cylinder, pale gray walls, pale gray carpeting that looked like thick velvet, and a gray-tinted glass dome for a ceiling.

    Isabel’s Bed

  • Inside the car, as Junior hurled them into the stifling traffic on the outskirts of the city, Tomkin leaned forward, staring out the gray-tinted windows at the growing expanse of the steel and glass forest rising from the borders of the farmers 'green fields.

    The Miko

  • It contains all that a mousme requires for her correspondence: Indian ink, a paintbrush, very thin, gray-tinted paper, cut up in long narrow strips, and odd-shaped envelopes, into which these strips are slipped (having been folded up in about thirty folds); the envelopes are ornamented with pictures of landscapes, fishes, crabs, or birds.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • A stern-looking, impassive man sat beside him, a dark man with gray-tinted glasses and a large Masonic pin projecting from his tie.

    The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes

  • Johnson, humped over the desk that had once been Bobby's father's, snorted and looked up at the stern portrait of old John Burnit; then he drew from the index-file which he had already placed upon the back of that desk a gray-tinted envelope which he handed to Bobby with a silence that was more eloquent than words.

    The Making of Bobby Burnit Being a Record of the Adventures of a Live American Young Man

  • She took from the table a photograph enclosed in a photograph-case of sky-blue plush, in which Marianne recognized a swaggering fellow with flat face, large hands, fierce, bushy moustache, who leaned on a cane, swelling out his huge chest in outline against a mean, gray-tinted garden ornamented with Medicis vases.

    His Excellency the Minister

  • Delande, a sedately gray-tinted spinster, has been tempted to remain on guard for a year out in India, having safely conducted this Pearl of Jeunes Personnes Bien Elevees out to the old Qui Hai.

    A Fascinating Traitor An Anglo-Indian Story

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