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  • After salads, roseleaf sorbets were served with pomegranates and grapes.

    Lace

  • Nevertheless, there was one more unexpected crumpled petal in his roseleaf bed, and he discovered it, contrariwise, as a result of what he intended to be a kindly action.

    Hornblower In The West Indies

  • Where rumpling a roseleaf will make the path rough?

    Harry

  • Nothing seemed good enough for Nancy, but at last she found a little string of white coral faintly touched with rose which she was certain would look "just perfectly lovely" with Nancy's roseleaf complexion, and, after much anxious calculating as to what money would be left for pocket money during the holidays, the corals were finally bought and sent off to Quebec.

    Judy of York Hill

  • Robbie Belle flinched before the passionate low tones, and the roseleaf color in her cheeks went quite white.

    Beatrice Leigh at College A Story for Girls

  • Sybarite who was prevented from sleeping by a crease in a roseleaf.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • The sullen roar died away; the darkness was flooded with golden light, and through its ethereal waves he was still floating downward more gently than ever a roseleaf floated to earth on the evening's breath.

    At the Time Appointed

  • Theodore Brandeis 'roseleaf skin, and over, and above all these, weaving in and out through the whole, an expression or cast -- a vague, undefinable thing which we call a resemblance -- that could only have come from the woman of the picture, Theodore Brandeis' wife, Olga.

    Fanny Herself

  • Clint had walked over to where his wife sat, the child in her lap, and had tilted her head back, kissed her on the lips, and had gently pinched the boy's roseleaf cheek with a quizzical forefinger and thumb.

    Cheerful—By Request

  • A half horsechestnut, with damask roseleaf cushions, mounted on four ivy-berry wheels and with four shining beetles for horses came driving up from the waterfall.

    The Magic Soap Bubble

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