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  • At the foot of the dry, dusty hills was the meandering, dark-yellow, silt-filled Yan River, one of the scores which join the majestic Yellow River, and here my father often went swimming; he loved to do the backstroke while looking up at the simple solid pagoda.

    Wild Swans

  • The flesh may be white, pale-yellow, or dark-yellow, the last being bitter.

    Chapter 37

  • A sergeant with a coarse dark-yellow face was handing them out in the mule-stable.

    Homage to Catalonia

  • While exercising, on night watch, or in barracks, the men wear a steel-blue undress uniform, consisting of wider tunic, knee-breeches, dark-blue stockings, and laced boots, but while on guard duty they wear dark-yellow stockings and buckled shoes.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • The weighing was finished, and the gold-dust lay on the table in three dark-yellow heaps.

    The Wit of Porportuk

  • The animal was wet, and lightly moved his white-tipped tail; while his dark-yellow eyes inquired of Felix what he was going to give a dog to eat.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • Gen.T. himself, if I remember right, was almost the only officer in civilian clothes; he was a jovial, old, rather stout, plain man, with a wrinkled and dark-yellow face, and, in ways and manners, show’d the least of conventional ceremony or etiquette I ever saw; he laugh’d unrestrainedly at everything comical.

    New Orleans in 1848. November Boughs

  • One such I saw which could not have weighed under three pounds, a short, thick, dark-yellow fish.

    Angling Sketches

  • The exercise had moistened his whole rich, red color, and fine drops of perspiration stood on his clean-shaven upper lip and in the hollow between his under lip and his bold chin; he pushed back the coarse, dark-yellow hair from his forehead with his handkerchief, and let his eyes mock her from under his thick, straw - colored eyebrows.

    The Landlord at Lion's Head — Complete

  • The exercise had moistened his whole rich, red color, and fine drops of perspiration stood on his clean-shaven upper lip and in the hollow between his under lip and his bold chin; he pushed back the coarse, dark-yellow hair from his forehead with his handkerchief, and let his eyes mock her from under his thick, straw-colored eyebrows.

    The Landlord at Lion's Head — Volume 2

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