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  • Cordelia was a regal brunette with a coronet of midnight hair and duskly flashing eyes.

    Anne of Green Gables

  • And then did we, the seven, start from our seats in horror, and stand trembling, and shuddering, and aghast, for the tones in the voice of the shadow were not the tones of any one being, but of a multitude of beings, and, varying in their cadences from syllable to syllable fell duskly upon our ears in the well-remembered and familiar accents of many thousand departed friends.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 4


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