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  • She was mean, surly, large and powerful, and if she didn't know you she'd fix you with a brief, haughty, amber-eyed stare and then look right through you as if you didn't exist, because in her world, you didn't.

    Still Waiting on Your Gun Dog of a Lifetime?

  • The last two hits by the sleek, amber-eyed thief took place last week -- targeting the high-end Arche shoe store on Astor Place in the East Village on Thursday and The Body Shop in Forest Hills, Queens, the next day.

    'Cat woman' strikes in N.Y.

  • While there, a sweet, amber-eyed kitten walked up to us and asked to be taken home.

    qdiosa Diary Entry

  • Minas amber-eyed gaze pinned the powerful wizard to the chair.

    Dragons Of A Lost Star

  • Mina's amber-eyed gaze took in General Konnal, and though he appeared to struggle against it for a moment, he could not h himself.

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • Tawny-haired, amber-eyed, full-throated, skin as white as a blanched almond.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 17, March, 1859

  • Doctor Ebling and beside Miss Custer, and stood the contrast with that amber-eyed beauty very well.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880 of Popular Literature and Science

  • I have called for convenience the Koh-i-noor, (you understand it is quite out of the question for me to use the family names of our boarders, unless I want to get into trouble,) -- I say, the gentleman with the _diamond_ is looking very often and very intently, it seems to me, down toward the farther corner of the table, where sits our amber-eyed blonde.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 18, April, 1859

  • And if anything else were needed to keep the heart from dull gray loneliness, or ugly black fear, on the wall over the bed was a big gilt-framed picture of an amber-eyed, white-collared, blessed collie dog, with the faintest showing of his red tongue, big and strong and faithful, just to remind you that though changes befall and friends betray and hopes grow cold, faithfulness and affection have not entirely vanished from the earth.

    Purple Springs

  • Soft of speech -- as her friend, the Lady Catharine, was impulsive, -- slow, suave, amber-eyed and innocent of visage, this young English woman, with no dower save that of beauty and of wit, had not failed of a sensation at the capital whither she had come as guest of the Lady Catharine.

    The Mississippi Bubble

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