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  • HER SOUL was beautiful, wherefore she kept it veiled in lightly-laced humility and fear, out of which peered anxiously and anon the white and blue and pale-gold of her face,—beautiful as daybreak or as the laughing of a child.


  • Settled so early it is mentioned in Norse mythology, the Uppsala region is a silvery Nordic landscape of dark-green firs, white birches, and pale-gold fields dotted with manor houses and barns.

    The Constant Gardener

  • Tears rolled from her eyes, blurring her vision as she staggered to the closest seat, a regal, pale-gold silk wing chair, which she flopped upon in an undignified manner, scotch splashing out on the arm of the elegant chair.

    Pure Paradise

  • He might have been considered handsome, Alec thought, but he was startlingly unlike Jace, lacking anything of his sons pale-gold looks.

    City of Ashes

  • Her pale-gold, shining hair streamed like a banner, unbound, and it seemed that she had wings with the silver gossamer fineness of a moth's, dazzling as they rippled.

    Spirit Gate

  • Glory sighed, and began to put on the makeup that would hide her thousands of pale-gold freckles.

    The Warslayer

  • The pancake went on in a few swipes, covering plain Glory McArdle's pale-gold freckles.

    The Warslayer

  • Her red hair was pulled back into a tightly scraped bun and her pale-gold freckles stood out against her skin like a dusting of golden pollen on the surface of skimmed milk.

    Beyond World's End

  • She kicked off her Ferragamo pumps and tossed her jewelled Judith Leiber handbag onto a chair, standing before the bathroom mirror wearing only a silk slip and enough pale-gold South Sea Island pearls to finance a startup company on the Internet.

    Beyond World's End

  • We tried the chicken tsebhe, silken, peppery chunks of meat served on injera, a pale-gold, spongy sourdough flat bread that looks like an oversized crepe (it's made from t'aff, an East African millet ground into flour and mixed into a batter with water, fermented and cooked on a large griddle).

    Eritrean Siblings Serve Strangely Named Fare


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