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  • Mr. Stanford, who has been held in custody since June 2009 because he is considered a flight risk, shed the prison-issued green uniform he has usually worn in court hearings for a light-grey suit, white shirt and no tie in the courtroom Tuesday.

    Stanford Blames Regulators in Opening

  • Made from light-grey zinc foil wraps and featuring some colourfully glazed projections, the generously proportioned house adds a tinge of contemporary functionality to a two-storey building house.

    Residence in South Dublin: “Matilde” from Ailtireacht

  • Eventually a light-grey figure appeared on the hill, first on the sensor screen and then visible with the unaided eye.

    Parlor Games

  • Then the man holding the weapon came into view and Mernok saw that his spacesuit-although it had the same light-grey colour worn by the Springers-was of entirely different cut.

    Parlor Games

  • As I moved along, I noticed that the floor was composed of solid rock, in places covered with a damp mould, in others bare, or almost so, save for a thin coating of light-grey dust.

    The House on the Borderland

  • All the four of them had rather flat noses, large, swollen-looking lips, and tiny, light-grey eyes.

    The Jew and other stories

  • All of the other limitations of the original Zire still exist, chief among them the small, dim dark-grey on light-grey (so very 1979) screen and the utter lack of expandability.

    Amazon.com: Electronics: PalmOne Zire 21 Handheld

  • Mine's are the yellow, red, and light-grey (academic journal-like) ones.

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • We encamped under a banian tree; our surroundings were the now light-grey waters of the Tanganika, an amphitheatral range of hills, and the village of Niasanga, situated at the mouth of the rivulet Niasanga, with its grove of palms, thicket of plantains, and plots of grain and cassava fields.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • His white hair, still fairly thick, glistened in the lamplight; a little moisture from his fixed, light-grey eyes stained the cheeks, still quite well coloured, and the long deep furrows running to the corners of the clean-shaven lips, which moved as if mumbling thoughts.

    In Chancery

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