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  • In the warm yellow-pink glow the figures diminished to a pair of ordinary warrant officers.

    Worldshaker

  • Their air sacs were fully inflated, the taut yellow-pink skin stretched thin as paper.

    Surfeit

  • Meanwhile, Marrakesh and its adobe walls, of a sad yellow-pink tone, grew nearer and nearer, till at last the long line of crumbling tapia was but

    In the Tail of the Peacock

  • The same colour can be obtained by mixing yellow-pink with Naples yellow; but it is then only fit for distemper.

    Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets

  • For distemper, indigo and yellow-pink, mixed with white lead or Spanish white, must be used.

    Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets

  • This may be obtained by various mixtures: black and a little blue, mixed with yellow; yellow-pink, with a little verdigris and lamp-black; or ochre and a small quantity of white, will also produce a kind of olive colour.

    Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets

  • On the shining wooden surface of the table there lay a delicate yellow-pink glove of paraffin, broad at the knuckles, thin at the wrist, two of the fingers bent down to the palm.

    The Land of Mist

  • The windows were intentionally above the level of the eyes of the seated pupils; but the picture of the musician was plain to Penrod, painted for him by a quality in the runs and trills, partaking of the oboe, of the calliope, and of cats in anguish; an excruciating sweetness obtained only by the wallowing, walloping yellow-pink palm of a hand whose back was Congo black and shiny.

    Penrod

  • At this we laughed, which annoyed Innocentina so much that she at once fed to the maligned Fanny a bunch of charming yellow-pink mushrooms which my prophetic soul told me had been originally intended for her master's lunch.

    The Princess Passes

  • She delighted in the rosy reflections of her skin, in her pretty light dress of a pinkish white material, in her broad sash of pink silk fastened behind with a buckle of mother-of-pearl, in her straw hat trimmed with bright pink ribbons on top and yellow-pink velvet on its underbrim.

    The Created Legend

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