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  • I thought about how I must look, wet, red-fingered from cold, cutting a hole in a perfectly good barn for no apparent reason.

    The Dirty Life

  • So, not the country girl, but she whose black hair discontents her, sings, and Pippa "listens and comes close," for the song has words as sweet as any of her own ... and the red-fingered one calls to her to come closer still, they won't eat her -- why, she seems to be "the very person the great rich handsome Englishman has fallen so violently in love with."

    Browning's Heroines

  • There were palms with their red-fingered hands full of fruit, eucalyptus-trees crowded with little boxes of powder puffs, oleanders with their half-caste roses, and orange-trees with their clouds of young silver stars and their aged balls of gold.

    Harper's Young People, December 9, 1879 An Illustrated Weekly

  • A thick-wristed, red-fingered waitress slopped back and forth between their table and an odorous kitchen door.

    Erik Dorn

  • There were palms with their red-fingered hands full of fruit; eucalyptus trees crowded with little boxes of powder-puffs; oleanders with their half-caste roses; and orange trees with their clouds of young silver stars, and their aged balls of gold.

    Stephen Archer and Other Tales

  • ‘crimson-fingered’ or, worse still, ‘red-fingered morn’.

    Rhetoric

  • And now, by the purest chance, I pull in here "-- he gestured to the pumps --" and here you are, with the evidence of the crime, red-fingered ... or is it red handed? "

    Madam Will You Talk

  • The iTrust honeypot app can catch iPhone meddlers red-fingered. iTrust takes a screenshot of your homescreen (which you can take by pressing Sleep+Home at ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

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