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  • In the far distance, the pyramids float on pink-gray clouds of air pollution.

    New York Review Archives: Context For Egypt's Unrest

  • On the drive from Bristol the traffic was backed up, there was a queue, and eventually we passed the cause: a crate or more of chicken portions had slipped from the back of a truck, smearing a hundred-yard slimy mess of chicken, a pink-gray pulp with the odd drumstick still not flattened by passing vehicles.

    A Year on the Wing

  • She wasn't merely cute, she was gorgeous, a silver and gray tabby with dramatic big green eyes, and a pink-gray nose outlined in black.

    Alison Stein Wellner: In Praise of Imperfect Pets

  • Then a surgeon with good intentions comes along and drills the skull like a bucket holding a pulpy pink-gray mass.

    Stalin's Ghost

  • Looking between his sandal-clad feet and through the white-painted railing, he saw an endless stretch of serene pink-gray nebula before him.

    String Theory, Book 3: Evolution

  • By the time the sky began to glow with pink-gray light and a morning bird's cell-phone trill sounded from the crisp holly bush outside his window, he'd finished the story completely-thirty-nine double-spaced pages.

    More Twisted Stories Vol II

  • Alustre, Lustrea The workshop walls were of pale green marble, but the floor was polished pink-gray granite, as were the pillars.

    Darkness

  • Behind him glistened the pale green marble walls, and polished pink-gray granite pillars and floors.

    Darkness

  • Alustre, Lustrea The sound of boots on the polished pink-gray granite floor came after Vestor had already been warned of the Praetor's approach by the flashing crystal inset beside the metal mirror.

    Darkness

  • Tiny bitsof skull and scalp with wispy blond hair still clinging that fell to the bathtub floor, as well as little gobbets of matter looking like pink-gray earthworms, parts of the organ in which James Coleman had recently maintained his sorry existence.

    Enemy Within

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