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  • Fif­teen years later not a week goes by that I do not think about the fate of the pale-blue robe you gave me to wear on our anniversary vaca­tion by the waves

    Paradise Island

  • Yet, as I watched him pulling in good time at the oar, his large, pale-blue eyes seemed almost bovine -- the last man in the world, in my judgment, to have a Berserker fit.

    CHAPTER XVIII

  • "He's quite inoffensive, just a silly ass" is how readers are introduced to Campion, he of the "tow-coloured hair" and "foolish, pale-blue eyes behind tortoiseshell-rimmed spectacles" in "The Crime of Black Dudley" 1929, a serviceable account of murders at a house party.

    A Queen of Mystery

  • Beyond the historical importance of the collection was the room itself—neo-gothic walnut cases with busts above the shelves under a pale-blue domed ceiling and in the center, an early-American eight-sided table heaving with ferns and more books on fantastic subjects like astronomy and geography.

    Bookish Good Looks

  • From behind her back, she pulled out a pale-blue stick and handed me the result of one of those home pregnancy test-kits.

    Fallin’ Up

  • In the bag there was a bundle wrapped in thin lemon-yellow tissue paper, sealed with a pale-blue oval sticker with gold lettering on it.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Flouting the traditional fashion warning against wearing denim on both top and bottom, the designer likes to pair bright jeans with classic collared shirts in chambray, a lightweight, often pale-blue fabric that is similar to denim.

    A Light Touch With Summer Denim

  • Mr. Egremont grants us glimpses of an austerely gorgeous idyll, of untamed forests and wide Masurian lakes, of a "softly lit horizon . . . and the pale-blue East Prussian sky," of ice-sailing regattas and sleigh rides, of marzipan at Christmas.

    Eastern Reproaches

  • The pale-blue room looked like any other government office, with 22 customer-service windows and a white SSA seal on the glass door.

    Insolvency Looms as States Drain U.S. Disability Fund

  • The article, which describes Gillibrand as "a petite woman with pale-blue eyes and perfectly coiffed blonde hair" who is "essentially folksy and earnest" and "radiates kindness" is also accompanied by a stylish slideshow of the Senator.

    Kirsten Gillibrand Profiled In Stylish Vogue Article (PHOTOS)

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