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  • The actress Helena Bonham-Carter - with her famously big eyes and china-white skin - was followed by film critic John Pym and his wife, Hope.

    Richard C. Morais: Culinary Tips From a Film Wallah

  • Occasionally the china-white upper valve is decorated with a broad streak of buff.

    Tropic Days

  • He was a tall, lean-waisted man, with dark brown skin, against which his strong teeth and the china-white of his eyeballs made startling contrast.

    Star Flight

  • He was a tall lean-waisted man, with dark brown skin, against which his strong teeth and the china-white of his eyeballs made startling contrast.

    The Stars Are Ours

  • With proper food and air and freedom, he began to have a faint pink flush in his china-white cheeks; his lids no longer drooped, his limbs seemed to regain their joints, his hands ceased to swell, he complained less and less of the pains about his heart.

    Tatterdemalion

  • Headingly lay with that china-white cheek resting motionless upon the stones.

    A Desert Drama Being The Tragedy Of The "Korosko"

  • "I'm done!" he whispered, as the Colonel ran to his aid, and then he lay still, with his china-white cheek against the black stones.

    A Desert Drama Being The Tragedy Of The "Korosko"

  • In some eggs the markings are all rather bright red and dull purplish grey; some have a very fair amount of gloss, and a very pure china-white ground.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • The ground is china-white, and it is everywhere speckled and spotted, nowhere very thickly, but most so in a zone near one end, with pale ferruginous.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

  • Of another set -- "The eggs were much glossier and had a china-white ground; but instead of a multitude of small specks over the whole surface, they had nearly the whole colouring-matter gathered together at the large end in a cap of bold, almost maroon-red spots, only a very few spots of the same colour being scattered over the rest of the egg."

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1

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