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  • They were creatures of mastery, possessing all manner of unknown and impossible potencies, overlords of the alive and the not alive — making obey that which moved, imparting movement to that which did not move, and making life, sun-colored and biting life, to grow out of dead moss and wood.

    Le Milieu, Le Moment, La Race: Literary Naturalism in Jack London's White Fang

  • Their print is a bit scratched, but it's in wide-screen, the Italian sun-colored print makes a difference (despite Criterion's usual excellent work on the DVD), and one of those movies that benefits by an audience.

    Un Ballo

  • After a while I detected a smell I knew, very faint, almost at the limit of what I could do: a smell of young human female, with hints of honey, cherry, and a kind of sun-colored flower I sometimes saw along roadsides.

    Dog on It

  • I took a quick sniff: young human female, hints of honey, cherry, and that roadside sun-colored flower.

    Dog on It

  • I smelled her right awayhoney, cherry, sun-colored flowersbut faint.

    Dog on It

  • I sniffed at it a couple times, got Madisons smell: young human female, with hints of honey, cherry, and a kind of sun-colored flower I sometimes saw along roadsides.

    Dog on It

  • But it's a tangible milestone, and no matter how much he changes, how much that soft downy hair transforms into something unrecognizable, I will always have a few snips of sun-colored strands to remind me of this small, almost intangible moment.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Sipping her own wine-it was quite good, with a heady aroma, if nowhere near the vintages served at the Gardens'she laid her free hand on Graendal's shoulder and toyed with one of those sun-colored curls.

    Knife of Dreams

  • It's a very bush-like bush with small waxy leaves and these little sun-colored flowers and they smell almost * almost* like lilacs.

    I'm a Pepper, she's a Pepper, wouldn't you like to be a Pepper too?

  • He ran a hand through his sun-colored hair and adjusted his expensive silk tie.

    Deep Waters

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