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  • Sarah_Crown: Current pet hate: books with black-edged pages.

    Letters: Alone in Berlin is morally compromised

  • Sarah_Crown: Current pet hate: books with black-edged pages.

    Letters: Mr Vaizey, in the library, with the axe

  • We could observe every detail in her plumage: the six creamy spots down her grey-marbled shoulders, the rosette of black-edged throat feathers and the strangely thin beak with its protruding nostrils, and then those remarkable whiskers around the mouth sides that help guide her insect prey beetles, moths etc into that vast pink maw as she feeds on the wing.

    Country diary: Holt, Norfolk

  • Her gold face, with black-edged jaws, coral-like antennae and those deep black eyes, was cracked.

    Country diary: Wenlock Edge

  • We could observe every detail in her plumage: the six creamy spots down her grey-marbled shoulders, the rosette of black-edged throat feathers and the strangely thin beak with its protruding nostrils, and then those remarkable whiskers around the mouth sides that help guide her insect prey beetles, moths etc into that vast pink maw as she feeds on the wing.

    Country diary: Holt, Norfolk

  • He swivels one black-edged ear in my direction and looks at me without great surprise.

    Birdology

  • Bayard tumbled backward toward the Scorpion2s throne, and the dark-robed villain followed, his eyes glowing with a blue-white light, the pendulum bright in his lowered left hand, his black-edged weapon raised triumphantly in his right.

    Virginity

  • Vanuatutwo equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a black isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) all separated by a black-edged yellow stripe in the shape of a horizontal Y (the two points of the Y face the hoist side and enclose the triangle); centered in the triangle is a boar's tusk encircling two crossed namele leaves, all in yellow

    Flag description

  • Flag description: two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a black isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) all separated by a black-edged yellow stripe in the shape of a horizontal Y (the two points of the Y face the hoist side and enclose the triangle); centered in the triangle is a boar's tusk encircling two crossed namele leaves, all in yellow

    Vanuatu

  • So Abdullah entered and the Merman cried out, saying, “Ho, daughter mine!” when behold, there came to him a damsel with a face like the rondure of the moon and hair long, hips heavy, eyes black-edged and waist slender; but she was naked and had a tail.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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