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  • He closed the runway show for his 3.1 Phillip Lim collection with a long, flowing, dove-colored gown.

    Designers Throw a Pajama Party

  • Woodrow's straw-blond head bobbed absently ahead of the wagon, where he stood feeding the two horses, one dirty-white, the other dove-colored.

    Stalling

  • He went into the office at seven on Monday morning, hung his dove-colored hat on a wood peg on the wall, and pulled from his desk drawer the DMV fax that contained the 173 possible registrants of the Honda driven by Preacher Jack Collins.

    Rain Gods

  • Across the street from the abandoned filling station, a tall man in his seventies, wearing western-cut khakis and hand-tooled boots and an old-fashioned gun belt and a dove-colored Stetson, parked his truck in front of what appeared to be the shell of a Spanish mission.

    Rain Gods

  • For women, J.Crew's dove-colored version is great for summer.

    Wardrobe Essentials For The Young Professional

  • It was a beautiful room with ivory walls, dove-colored wainscoting, dark sloping ceilings, a fireplace, a private bath, quilts that smelled like cedar, and candles that smelled like apples.

    'Wit's End'

  • The room was dove-colored in the moonlight and the ruffled edges of shadows grazed on the floor.

    Plain Language

  • One would have said they were horses, or at least donkeys, male and female, of a fine shape, dove-colored, the legs and tail white, striped with black on the head and neck.

    The Mysterious Island

  • Humble plants which had long lain flat stood up with a sense of casting something off; and the damp heavy trunks which had trickled for a twelvemonth, or been only sponged with moss, were hailing the fresher light with keener lines and dove-colored tints upon their smoother boles.

    Mary Anerley

  • A broad hat, looped at the side, and having a pointed black crown, with a scarlet feather and a dove-colored brim, sat well upon the mass of crisp black curls.

    Mary Anerley

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