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  • It was the quiet Grant remembered; a muffled quiet of pumping blood and depth, light disappearing to green-grey; a sensation of falling slowly towards equilibrium, where buoyancy would reassert itself.

    CALM WATERS • by Oonah V Joslin

  • She loved the illustration on the front cover, in which Madame Curie wore a plain dress, soft green-grey.

    Radium

  • I hover in the dead air above you with our foreheads touching and watch your green-grey eyes.

    Unwritten

  • Black pearls—more of a dark green-grey according to some—are produced by black-lipped oysters native to the South Seas.

    Cultured by Luxury Jeweler, Black Pearls Became Chic

  • Just inside the door sat a pair of metal cases, knee-high, hexagonal, green-grey, a sticker centered on each with Mina's name, unabbreviated, the way nobody ever used it.

    Celluloid

  • Four or five little black figures hurried before it across the green-grey of the field, and in a moment it was evident this Martian pursued them.

    The War of The Worlds

  • Just inside the door sat a pair of metal cases, knee-high, hexagonal, green-grey, a sticker centered on each with Mina's name, unabbreviated, the way nobody ever used it.

    Celluloid

  • The route climbs the broad green ridge above the forest on the left of the picture, then traverses along the row of grey rocky peaks forming the skyline, then descends the green-grey ridge dappled with sunshine on the extreme right of the picture.

    The Grey Corries

  • The route climbs the broad green ridge above the forest on the left of the picture, then traverses along the row of grey rocky peaks forming the skyline, then descends the green-grey ridge dappled with sunshine on the extreme right of the picture.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • There were snow patches, snow slashes, snow abysses, snow forlorn and soiled looking, snow pure and dazzling, snow glistening above the purple robe of pine worn by all the mountains; while away to the east, in limitless breadth, stretched the green-grey of the endless Plains.

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

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