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  • Outside the dim, wood-panelled parlour in his lodging the hot sun climbed, still veiled with a thin haze that turned it copper-colour, and made it seem to burn even more fiercely.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • Outside the dim, wood-panelled parlour in his lodging the hot sun climbed, still veiled with a thin haze that turned it copper-colour, and made it seem to burn even more fiercely.

    An Excellent Mystery

  • It was an afternoon in autumn, with a sound of wintry breakers on the shore, the tall woods copper-colour, the thickets dishevelled, and the nuts, in the corries of Ardkinglas, the braes of Ardno, dropping upon bracken burned to gold.

    Doom Castle

  • Some of the young women are really pretty, of a light copper-colour, which glows all over when they blush; and two of the young men were decidedly handsome, with very dark eyes, (the usual colour of the eyes is hazel,) and aquiline noses; the rest were so disfigured by the holes cut in their lower lips and their ears to receive their barbarous ornaments, that we could scarcely tell what they were like.

    Journal of a Voyage to Brazil And Residence There During Part of the Years 1821, 1822, 1823

  • Nor was there any mistaking the fact that the rich copper-colour of the hair swathed beneath the smart little hat had come out of a bottle, and was in no way to be accredited to nature.

    The Hermit of Far End

  • This fellow is about 5 feet 5 inches high, 23 years old, and is of a dull copper-colour, being the son of

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 1, January 1916

  • Between the two towering glittering beings was a small, wiry, lean object, with flesh burnt copper-colour and garments that had never been anything to boast of, and were now long past their prime.

    Twenty Years Of Balkan Tangle

  • Janissaries with jingling sabres and gold-embroidered jackets; merchants, beggars, soldiers, boatmen, labourers, workmen, in every variety of costume, and of every shade of complexion from fair to dark, from tawny to copper-colour, from deepest bronze to bluest black.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • Towards them ran a delicately shaped and beautiful native girl, naked except for her moocha, and of a very light, copper-colour, whilst after her, brandishing an assegai, came a Zulu warrior.

    The Ghost Kings

  • He's shore a myst'ry, the Injun is! an 'where the paleface forever fails of his s'lootion is that the latter ropes at this problem in copper-colour from the standp'int of the

    Wolfville Nights

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