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  • The dock agent, like everyone in this old port south of Santiago, grew up with the bony, bronze-hued fish they call jurel, which roams in schools in the southern Pacific.

    The Center for Public Integrity: 'Free-for-all' decimates fish stocks in the southern Pacific

  • His bronze-hued flesh rippled like a beautiful animal as he moved.

    My Soul to Keep

  • His garb must have seen a great deal of Museum service; it consisted of a jacket, something between brown and blue, hanging in capacious shapelessness, a waistcoat half open for lack of buttons and with one of the pockets coming unsewn, a pair of bronze-hued trousers which had all run to knee.

    New Grub Street

  • Lowering her gaze, Corrina was surprised to see that in place of her maid's uniform she was clad in some thin, bronze-hued material which covered her from head to foot while leaving significant gaps in unexpected places.

    Jed the Dead

  • Brown figures, with gay _sarong_ and turbaned headgear, bring bamboo buckets to moss-grown wells, gray water-buffaloes crop marshy herbage, a little bronze-hued figure seated on each broad back, and busy workers stand knee-deep in slush, to transplant emerald blades of rice or to gather the yellow crops, for seedtime and harvest go on together in this fertile land.

    Through the Malay Archipelago

  • Periwinkles trailed down upon the turf, and the closely set stonecrop made a reddish bloom on the lower boulders, amidst bronze-hued moss, pale fragile scales of lichen, and glossy leaved fibrous-rooted ivy, that all went to pattern their sullen grey with delicate arabesques.

    Secret Bread

  • Two bronze-hued rowers, nude save for the loin cloth, paddled the boat round the bends of the narrow creek with a dexterity due to habit; and then by chance or misfortune wedged her firmly into a glutinous mud-bank from out of which it took the five men two hours and every ounce of their united strength to push her.

    Leonie of the Jungle

  • Before the eyes of my mind there flashed again the brilliance of their arms, in my ears rang the thunder of their chargers 'hooves, whilst the image of the girl in her shimmering, bronze-hued robe remained insistently.

    The Strolling Saint; being the confessions of the high and mighty Agostino D'Anguissola, tyrant of Mondolfo and Lord of Carmina in the state of Piacenza

  • The wife sat among the bronze-hued women, gently blonde, with a sweet face like a dove.

    Invisible Links

  • Her naked bronze-hued figure was tall and perfect in its proportions; while her face had little in common with that of the ordinary native girl, showing as it did strong traces of the ancestral

    Black Heart and White Heart

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