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  • A mermaid, form only coyly cloaked by green-streaked pale-brown hair that flows around her, drifting in the shimmering water.

    Valentines, part the first

  • What it is: The extract of pale-brown vine native to North America.

    Can Supplements Ease Menopause Symptoms?

  • He was skinny and short, with pale-brown hair and watery blue eyes hidden behind a pair of thick glasses with black rims.

    Crusade

  • A tiny, pale-brown freckle-thing at the outer base where the hand meets the wrist.

    Janet Carlson: Why A Freckle Could Be The Death Of Me

  • To the south is the wall of the Heavenly Mountains, and if I face the other way all I see for hundreds, even thousands of miles is pale-brown steppe with low, rocky hills in the foreground.

    Wildwood

  • Each of the boys had a plastic pail—the things were too enormous to be called cups—full of something pale-brown and eye-wateringly potent.

    Best Friends Forever

  • It went right past the house, a wide, pale-brown expanse.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • This tall, melancholy youth, with brown eyes and pale-brown hair, was very poor.

    The Titan

  • His mouth is large, though his lips are thin and bloodless, and his big, prominent, pale-brown eyes inspire anything but confidence.

    Barchester Towers

  • The pale-brown, rather hollow-cheeked face, with its dark hair, and hazel eyes, was sympathetic; for a lawyer and a politician, he looked sensitive.

    Over the River

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