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  • While Ms. Middleton has been criticized for a staid style, her most public outfits—such as the sapphire-blue Issa London dress she wore at the engagement announcement—have quickly sold out.

    Royals' Dress Mystery

  • The exterior is a buttery soft, leather and the interior is a striking sapphire-blue waxed canvas.

    Have Bar Gear, Will Travel

  • Around 9 p.m., having clambered down boulders, slogged up hills and marveled that we were the only people in sight, we arrived at the sapphire-blue lake.

    So Far, So Good

  • The scribe uses non-standard language to indicate the colors normally, they would be azure, or, and gules, but what he is describing is a sapphire-blue shield cut diagonally by a yellow-topaz band, over which the ruby-red fencepost-like design has been laid.

    Carolyn Vega: An Elizabethan Armorial

  • She was sitting quite close to me, resting her elbows on the table and cupping her chin in her hands, studying me with her disconcertingly wide sapphire-blue eyes.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • He looks sleek and elegant with his velvety gray-and-cream coat and vibrant sapphire-blue eyes.

    At First Sight

  • ANNIE MURPHY: Set on a breathtaking rocky point that juts out into sapphire-blue water, the Hanga Roa Hotel is a luxury eco-resort and spa - at least it was supposed to be, until the Hito clan took it over.

    For Chile, Colossal Trouble On Easter Island

  • As fate decreed, Car and I had pulled out directly behind Joe's sapphire-blue Corvette.

    The Devil's Bedpost

  • She was looking forward to exploring the house and grounds further, especially the grounds, and to that end had donned a smart walkingsuit of sapphire-blue silk-broadcloth, a pale blue silk waist with a hunting-stock tied about the neck, and low-heeled walking shoes.

    red dust

  • It floated off on the waves like a lazy sapphire-blue cloud bobbing in the wind.

    SUSPICION

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