ivory-coloured love

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  • According to the judges, “The ash-covered cheese has a marble-textured rind, a smooth, ivory-coloured body and a fairly strong, acidic taste that is said to become more pronounced as the cheese matures.”

    Cheese Olympics

  • Box recalled the moment hed first seen her: blindingly beautiful, clad only in an ivory-coloured bathing costume, lying prone on the deck of the Beguine.

    Black Butterfly

  • It was the bear's skull that had been hanging above Sir John's ebony clock, which had not survived the flames — the skull's flesh, hide, and hair gone and bone blackened by the fire, eye sockets empty, but the teeth still ivory-coloured.

    The Terror

  • He stood, his hands behind him, his head bent back on his high, narrow shoulders, spying the tracery on the columns and the pattern of the frieze which ran round the ivory-coloured walls under the gallery.

    The Man of Property

  • But he denied it to a vision of her face: the haunting eyes which, at first sight, had destroyed his peace of mind; the dead black hair against the ivory-coloured skin.

    Maurice Guest

  • The body lay on the floor at Boaz's feet, where it had tumbled down slowly after a moment from the spasmodic embrace of his arms; those ivory-coloured arms which had beaten so long upon the bare iron surface of a last.

    O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920

  • 'The Hour Glass' for instance played now before green curtains, now among those admirable ivory-coloured screens invented by Gordon Craig.

    Certain Noble Plays of Japan From the manuscripts of Ernest Fenollosa

  • Taking off his husking-gloves, he wiped the sweat from his face, climbed up to the wagon box, and lay down on the ivory-coloured corn.

    XIV. Book One: On Lovely Creek

  • It was an ejaculation of horror from Armfelt, whose face was now as white as the ivory-coloured suit he wore.

    The Historical Nights' Entertainment First Series

  • Any book about Greek gods would be welcome, anything about temples of ivory-coloured stone and purple seas, red caps, chests of jewels, and lizards in the sun.

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through

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