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  • I have quite a few deep-coloured plants, both with flowers and foliage, around here too; usualy I plant something luminously coloured nearby to set them off, like plants with gold foliage.

    Color in the Garden-GBDW Part One « Fairegarden

  • A light wall is an admirable background for deep-coloured varieties, and the white or yellow flowers are displayed to advantage against a dark building.

    The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots 16th Edition

  • We must concede that his method of varnishing was scarcely so painstaking as that of his fellow-workers, if we judge from the clots here and there, particularly on the deep-coloured instruments; but, nevertheless, now that age has toned down the varnish, the effect is good.

    The Violin Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators

  • The ceilings at once attracted attention, being of a deep-coloured black wood, well oiled and seasoned.

    Argentina from a British Point of View

  • = = -- The most important crop is that required for salading, for which a deep-coloured Beet of rich flavour is to be preferred, and the aim of the cultivator should be to obtain roots of moderate size and of perfect shape and finish.

    The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots 16th Edition

  • Her attendants wore deep-coloured clothes trimmed with five folds and their outer garments were varied according to taste.

    Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan

  • In the gardens the roses were still in bloom, not the delicate blush or lemon ones of June, nor yet the pale Banksias and climbers, but the full-blooded red roses of late summer, and deep-coloured apricot ones, with crinkled outside leaves faintly kissed by the frosty dew.

    The Elusive Pimpernel

  • He poured himself a tumblerful of the deep-coloured red wine, and drank as if it were water.

    The Lion's Mouse

  • Northerner, a stocky man of perhaps fifty, with close-clipped grizzled hair and moustache, and a deep-coloured face.


  • Only from those eyes could one appreciate the strength of life yet flowing underground in that well-nigh helpless carcase -- deep-coloured little blue wells, tiny, jovial, round windows.

    Five Tales


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