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  • Snow was drifting down in huge flakes from a dingy dust-brown sky.

    GREEDY • by Stephanie Siebert

  • You're gazing out the window at the dust-brown monotony that passes for a landscape in Iraq.

    Battle Against IEDs Spreads From Iraq To Afghanistan

  • At just that moment the swordsman's dust-brown mare lashed out with a wicked hoof, which the young man dodged with reflexive agility.

    Fiddler Fair

  • It was just the color of the hills: gray and dust-brown; but he saw its regular shape against the blue of sky.

    A World Out of Time

  • From the dimness at the back of the shop Skogel appeared: a man of medium stature, thin as a post with long arms and a round waxen face, above which rose spikes of dust-brown hair.

    Marune: Alastor 933

  • He could see the campaign hat and the leather holster and the dust-brown uniform.

    Half of Paradise

  • The blondness of her -- ashen-dead fairness of hair and pale skin with those pellucid eyes beneath dust-brown brows -- all united in an effort of innocence that surpassed itself and became the blandness of a doll.

    Secret Bread

  • There were tear-stained rings about the eyes, and his pink shirt and blue trousers were grimy with dust, and the red clay of the Sycamore still was on the sides of his dust-brown bare feet.

    A Certain Rich Man

  • Arline, with her soiled kitchen apron, her ragged coil of dust-brown hair, her work-drawn face and faded eyes which blazed with excitement, pushed unceremoniously through the crowd and confronted him undazzled.

    Lonesome Land

  • His clothes hung loose on his lean frame, and he looked all the same color, dust-brown, his hair, his shirt, his coat, even his face, the tan lying dark over a skin that was sallow.

    Treasure and Trouble Therewith A Tale of California

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