white-and-gray love

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  • Bleak white-and-gray vistas of vacant lots once filled with vaporized houses say little, which may be why Mr. Misrach almost always includes some reminder of what was once there.

    Following the Flames

  • Suddenly, one of the glaucous gulls — a huge white-and-gray predatory bird — snatched a young murre from a ledge, swallowing it whole.

    Where Birds Rule the Earth

  • The round, white-and-gray machine dominated the space: a huge donut shape that went from floor to ceiling, with a platform big enough to lie down on that could slide a body into the donut hole.

    Vicious Grace

  • She sent him a needlepoint doorstop, with a small white-and-gray Scottie dog on it, and a half-wreath of roses underneath it.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • The floors had been whitewashed to complement the pale pistachio plaster walls, the uncomfortable chairs replaced by graceful dove-gray armchairs upholstered in white-and-gray ticking.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • Socky was a fickle white-and-gray cat that Maeve had pulled out of the garbage alongside our West End Avenue apartment house.

    Step on a Crack

  • He glanced to the west, but where the Praetor and his banner had been was nothing but a mass of blue flame, and greasy white-and-gray smoke.

    Darkness

  • Alucius also saw more flocks of what he would have called town sheep, the white-and-gray fleeced animals that bore the rougher and weaker wool, and whose flesh was edible, unlike that of nightsheep.

    Darkness

  • The lightning that flashed across the half-clear sky was visible to all, and murmurs swept across the armsmen as the white-and-gray clouds began to darken into black.

    The Spellsong War

  • Anna looked up at the dark clouds that covered the entire sky, even as they lightened and began to turn back to mottled white-and-gray.

    The Spellsong War

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