lemon-coloured love


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  • On one side float an alarming beast of a hat and a line of cocktail frocks, among them a lemon-coloured drop-waist shift and an exquisite black silk number that looks as if it has been made out of one unknotted bow.

    The Real Thing; The Concise Dictionary of Dress

  • As I approached the green door set in the lemon-coloured walls of the house I sent out a prayer to the gods in the temples I had just passed.

    An Atlas of Impossible Longing

  • He ripped off his lemon-coloured vest and demanded to be given a friendly rapist of a roommate.

    The Hulk Hogan Saga: Volume MCVII

  • Her bright eyes, brown hair, flowery bonnet, lemon-coloured gloves, and flush beauty, were like an irradiation into the apartment, which they in their gloom could hardly bear.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • She sat, I may mention, in the cushioned basket-chair, the only comfortable chair in the room, and we sat on incredibly hard, horsehair things having antimacassars tied to their backs by means of lemon-coloured bows.

    The Wheels of Chance: a bicycling idyll

  • The stalls were gorgeous with lemon-coloured slippers, stiff red shoes, scarlet boots with tops and tassels and hangings, which form part of the Bedawi dress.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • When I went, I of course took off my boots at the entrance, and put on my lemon-coloured slippers, and I was always careful to be as respectful and as reverent as if I were in my own church, and to never forget to leave a trifle for the poor, and to give a substantial tip when I went out.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton

  • He wore varnished boots from the earliest period of youth, and had cambric handkerchiefs and lemon-coloured kid gloves, of the smallest size ever manufactured by Privat.

    The History of Pendennis

  • His great hands (which can sprawl over half a piano, and produce those effects on the instrument for which he is celebrated) are encased in lemon-coloured kids, new, or cleaned daily.

    Mens Wives

  • The next evening, while the sun was yet bright, a handsome new gig, with a lemon-coloured body and red wheels, was spinning westward along the level highway at the heels of a powerful mare.

    Wessex Tales


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