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  • The man, hit with four bullets and pronounced dead minutes later, was wrapped in a white shroud and pushed into the corner as doctors tried to rescue the boy, naked except for a crimson-red bandage on his head.

    Afghan Offensive Pushes Militants to Kandahar

  • On the marine blue cover, a ribbon of salmon passes through a dark, starry window and circles around the crimson-red title to a vanishing point.

    Raymond Carver

  • But something makes me think of Dad and the night I killed him -- his face, the instant he died, his bluish-green glowing skin, and his crimson-red blood-filled eyes.

    Richard Farrell: Fighting My Own Drug War: An Excerpt From What's Left of Us

  • The needle continues to dart through the white fabric, trailing crimson-red thread.

    Fall of Angels

  • She stepped out of them, her nakedness staining her cheeks crimson-red.

    Touch the Wind

  • The color drained from her face, then raced back to flood it crimson-red.

    Touch the Wind

  • She stepped out of them, her nakedness staining her cheeks crimson-red.

    Touch the Wind

  • The color drained from her face, then raced back to flood it crimson-red.

    Touch the Wind

  • One difficulty after another, however, especially the attacks of the Rumanians, soon taxed the strength of the crimson-red government; and in the summer of 1919 it succumbed to pressure brought to bear on it by the Allies.

    The Red Conspiracy

  • The big sun goes down like a ball of fire, crimson-red, leaving at the horizon's verge his splendid escort -- a host of clouds glittering with a hundred hues, the gorgeous livery of him they have attended.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 337, November, 1843

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