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  • Furthermore, the hue fuligin, which is darker than black, admirably erases all folds, bunchings, and gatherings so far as the eye is concerned, showing only a featureless dark.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • Dartun had ducked in time before he heard the gentle explosion, bringing his fuligin cloak over his face.

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  • To the contrary, Blake apparently summons the thing by closing the box and thus cutting the Trapezohedron both "Shining" and the source of an ultimate fuligin darkness off from the light.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • Now I, looking aft toward the vanishing of Briah, thought to see such creatures again, but of silver, not fuligin as the notules were.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • There are masts beyond counting; every mast carries a thousand spars, and every spar spreads a sail of fuligin and silver.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • I selected a pair of loose, dark trousers bound at the waist with a russet sash, a tunic with an open neck and large pockets, and a cloak of the true fuligin of that guild of which I am still officially a master, lined with particolored brocade.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • I looked there and saw, not our Urth, but a growing, spinning, swirling vortex of fuligin, the color that is darker than black.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • We had penetrated the fabric of time, and the fuligin vortex marked the end of the universe.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • As clearly as if he were in that chamber of tears with us, I saw the young journeyman striding along, his fuligin cloak billowing behind him and the dark cross of _Terminus Est_ rising above his left shoulder.

    The Urth of the New Sun

  • I did not know what to say to her, and I was terrified that she would recoil in horror at the sight of my sword and fuligin cloak.

    The Shadow of the Torturer


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  • 'the colour which is darker than black'

    January 29, 2008