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  • She is half black and half a lighter flesh-colour and is easily recognised.

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  • She is half black and half a lighter flesh-colour and is easily recognised.

    Old English gods and myths: Hell

  • As he got near the lamp, he heard voices; and, walking close under it, found that it lighted the entrance to a narrow court, on the wall of which was painted a long hand in faded flesh-colour, pointing with a lean forefinger, to this inscription: -

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • John James what little knowledge of drawing she had, and handed him over her invaluable recipes for mixing water-colours — “for trees in foregrounds, burnt sienna and indigo” — “for very dark foliage, ivory black and gamboge” — “for flesh-colour,” etc. etc.

    The Newcomes

  • With great humility and contrition he begged the advice of his pupil, who being used to amuse himself with painting, assured Mr. Jolter that he would cover those signs of disgrace with a slight coat of flesh-colour so dexterously, that it would be almost impossible to distinguish the artificial from the natural skin.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • Their heads were crowned with a black plume, their wings streaked with black, the short feathers of a golden colour edged with white; the back of their necks a light flesh-colour, their breasts fawn-coloured, and their eyes red.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • Yushka, a tall, thin old man of eighty, came in with a glass of vodka on a dark-coloured tray, with a few patches of flesh-colour on it, all that was left of the original enamel.

    A Sportsman's Sketches

  • Paklin, in Arcadian attire, consisting of a summer suit of flesh-colour, without a tie, a large straw hat, trimmed with pale blue ribbon, pushed to the back of his head, and patent shoes!

    Virgin Soil

  • Mount of Olives, and given flesh-colour by the interposition of God

    Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan

  • The one half of her body is livid, the other half is flesh-colour.

    Folk-Lore and Legends; Scandinavian

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